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12 Jun 2017

Boodle Hatfield strengthens growing family team with new partner

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Law firm Boodle Hatfield has strengthened its expanding family team with the appointment of partner Emily Brand.

Emily joins the firm on 12 June from Winckworth Sherwood, where she was head of its Family Team. Emily has a first-class reputation, and is recognised as a leading individual in the field of Family Law. In January this year she featured among the UK’s six leading divorce lawyers in the Mail on Sunday’s You magazine.

Emily is an expert in all aspects of family law, with particular experience in high-value financial proceedings and a proven record in resolving international children disputes. She combines strategic and commercial expertise with sensitivity and compassion for her clients’ individual circumstances.

Boodle Hatfield is one of the UK’s leading private client law firms, with its clients, some of the world’s wealthiest individuals and families, demanding their financial and personal affairs are managed efficiently and discreetly.

The firm is recommended for family law in Chambers & Partners HNW which notes that “they effortlessly blend experience with enthusiasm and wisdom with drive” and The Legal 500 which comments that the team provides a “very personal and high-quality service, which stands shoulder to shoulder with the larger Magic Circle firms.”

Commenting on her appointment, Emily said: “I am thrilled to be joining Boodle Hatfield. The firm has a fantastic client base, and I am greatly looking forward to working closely with the family and private client teams of such a prestigious firm.”

James Ferguson, partner and head of family at Boodle Hatfield said: “We are delighted to welcome Emily to the firm. Emily joins the family team at an exciting time –the demand for high quality, international family law is growing – and her appointment will further enhance the firm’s domestic and international reputation in advising on big ticket and complex family breakdowns.”

Sara Maccallum, Senior Partner, says “The Family Team are a key part of Boodle Hatfield’s leading private wealth offering providing our clients with rounded and strategic advice on their personal affairs. We are very much looking forward to working alongside Emily who will be a real asset to the firm and will provide further strength to our successful Family Team.”