The Spear’s Family Law Index 2022 has ranked seven Keystone lawyers as expert advisers to high-net-worth individuals on family law matters. This is the sixth year Keystone lawyers have featured in the Index, demonstrating the high level of talent and expertise within the team.

The prestigious annual guide recognises top private client advisers drawn from peer nominations, client feedback, interviews, and data supplied by firms, as well as information gathered by the Spear’s editorial and research teams.

The lawyers included in the Index are:

Susan Apthorp

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Susan is a highly regarded family law specialist representing clients in divorce proceedings where there are substantial assets and cross-border disputes. Susan has a particular expertise and interest in complex cases involving children, such as international relocation and provision for children with complex medical needs from married and unmarried families.

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Richard Collins

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Richard is a highly experienced French- and German-speaking family lawyer who advises domestic and international clients on every aspect of family law including complex financial and business cases, private children issues, cohabitant disputes, and cases involving offshore trusts and tracing assets.

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Ruth Abrams

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Ruth is a specialist adviser to individuals and couples going through a divorce, helping to resolve any disputes involving finances or children. In addition to assisting married couples, she also works with unmarried couples going through similar issues.

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Carolyn Bottomley

Carolyn deals with all aspects of family law with a particular emphasis on the resolution of high-value, complex financial disputes arising from divorce and relationship breakdown as well as arrangements for children. She has a wealth of expertise in dealing with clients from the entertainment industry who have a public profile to protect.

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Charlotte Cuevas

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Charlotte is a family lawyer with over a decade of experience in all aspects of divorce and separation, of varying complexity, including situations where there are children involved.

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Chrissie Cuming Walters

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Chrissie is a dual-qualified solicitor and US attorney specialising in family law. Having spent time at a multinational brokerage house and securities regulation think-tank prior to commencing her legal career, she has particular expertise in the financial issues that arise from relationship breakdown.

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Claire O’Flinn

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Claire is an experienced family solicitor who has specialised in family law since 2000. She is skilled in resolving the complex financial consequences faced when a relationship breaks down, whether the couple is married, in a civil partnership or unmarried.

View her Spear’s profile here.

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