Eleanor is an Associate in the Private Wealth & Family departments. She has a diverse practice including divorce, financial remedy proceedings and children issues, as well as providing advice to clients on Wills, trust, and succession and wealth planning. She has experience across all areas of family law and private wealth planning, and works to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients and their children.
Eleanor qualified into the Private Wealth & Family teams in 2020 after training at the firm. She advises on a wide variety of private wealth practice areas having experience with both UK based individuals and international clients. Working fluidly within both departments, Eleanor collaborates with colleagues across the firm on various matters.
In relation to matrimonial work, she has experience in a range of aspects, both contentious and non-contentious, including resolving complex financial disputes and issues relating to private law children matters. She has experience dealing with cases involving international assets, complex trust structures, and allegations of non-disclosure.
Eleanor also regularly advises private individuals on their Wills, tax and succession planning, and probate and trust administration. She also deals with contentious trust and estates, having experience with challenges to the validity of Wills, in addition to experience with claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975.
“Eleanor seeks to combine high-quality and pragmatic legal advice with a calm and personable manner”
What you may not know about Eleanor
Eleanor is an excellent cook, often baking extravagant cakes for family occasions and having participated in a patisserie course in Paris. As a competitive but ungifted sportswoman, Eleanor enjoys playing tennis badminton and swimming. She also volunteers in a pro bono legal clinic in the evenings giving advice to disadvantaged families.
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News / Married, separated or divorced: how does your marital status affect your tax treatment?
The tax implications arising out of a divorce, separation, or even marriage could be diverse and unforeseen. Although tax implications may not be your first priority upon separation, it is always wise to seek advice early on in the process, and be aware of possible tax liabilities depending on the outcome of the proceedings.