Divorce, family and civil partnerships

The members of FSP's highly-regarded and experienced family team offer effective and practical legal advice with sensitivity and understanding.

Group contact

Susan Baker

Sue Baker group contact

Whether you are getting a divorce, dissolving a civil partnership or making or disputing arrangements regarding children, the family team at Field Seymour Parkes can help. The team is one of the largest in Reading and the surrounding area and comprises 6 solicitors including 2 partners. All our solicitors are members of Resolution. Sue Baker is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and a qualified mediator and James Davies is an accredited Resolution specialist in dealing with high value money cases on divorce or separation.

In advising our clients on divorce and separation, team members are able to draw on the expertise of other teams within the firm enabling them to provide an all- round service in relation to the impact of divorce or separation on a business or a company, trusts and pensions, property issues and tax issues.

The team is only one of 2 in the whole of the UK to be recommended by the Armed Forces Pensions Society for its expertise in dealing with armed forces pensions on divorce.
The team’s areas of expertise are as follows:

  • Finances on divorce or separation
  • Arrangements for children to include with whom the children live and applications to move with a child to another place or country
  • Child Abduction
  • Financial Provision for Children
  • Pre-marital/civil partnership agreements
  • Co-habitation Agreements and Declarations of Trust
  • Collaborative Law and Mediation

The family team at Field Seymour Parkes is widely recognised amongst the family law community as providing a truly excellent and professional service to our clients.