Lucy Phipps is a solicitor and the partner in charge of our Family Law Department. Described as 'first rate' (Legal 500 2017) and heading up a 'brilliant' team (Legal 500 2018), Lucy's tenacious and forensic approach ensures her clients get the best possible representation, particularly in the context of more difficult and complex cases.
Having previously worked for a leading national family law firm as a partner in their Yorkshire and central London offices, Lucy has considerable experience of representing clients in demanding, senior level positions such as business owners, corporate executives, professional footballers, TV personalities and others and advising them in settlement negotiations and at county court, High Court and Court of Appeal levels.
Lucy advises on divorce and related financial affairs; arrangements for children, including contact with non-resident parents; resolving specific issues concerning children, such as schooling and medical treatment; domestic violence cases, particularly those involving obtaining or contesting emergency injunctions; and the varying or appealing of Court Orders in relation to both financial and children matters. Lucy also has a specialist interest in cases involving the domestic or international relocation of children.