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Blake Morgan London appoints two family law partners

06/10/2017 News Team

Law firm Blake Morgan has strengthened its private law offering in the London market with two partner hires to head up its family law team.

Flora Grossman and Farhana Shahzady both join the firm from Bindmans LLP where they stood as joint heads of the family team. They together bring with them over 35 years' worth of experience advising on a wide range of family issues.

Ms Grossman, a divorce and matrimonial finance expert and qualified mediator, has been a Resolution accredited specialist in high net worth financial matters for over 13 years and has experience advising on a wide range of financial issues including cohabitation disputes, maintenance disputes and proceedings under schedule 1 of the Children Act. She also advises on complex trust and company issues for a range of high net worth clients as wells as pre-nuptial, cohabitation and separation agreements. 

Ms Shahzady specialises in contested financial disputes at court, and she regularly deals with a wide range of court applications in relation to matrimonial finance, including freezing injunctions, setting aside and variation applications along with maintenance pending suit and applications for legal costs funding. She also has experience in children disputes. 

Christine Plews, partner and head of family law for Blake Morgan said: "Flora and Farhana are two very well regarded specialists in Family Law and their combined expertise covers the full spectrum of Family Law services that we are proud to offer our clients.”

Mses Grossman and Shahzady will be joined by Amy Fullerton, a newly qualified solicitor who will be working with the two new partners at the firm's offices in New Street Square. She has been with the firm since 2012 where she began her career in the professional regulatory team.

 

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