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Lyn Brisley

London, United Kingdom

13 Testimonials
0 Case studies
11 Articles

Summary

Practice Areas:

  • Divorce & Family Law
  • Children in Divorce
  • Financial Settlement on Divorce
Buckles LLP

I have worked at Buckles Solicitors since 1997 handling all aspects of divorce and separation as well as doing preventative work with cohabitation contracts and prenuptial agreements. I particularly enjoy working with clients involved in farming and family run businesses, where solutions need to be found for all family members involved in the business enterprise. I also have a real interest in dealing with international clients’ cases involving cultural diversity.

I am a trained Collaborative Lawyer who aims to help couples reach an agreement on how assets should be divided in a civilised way without the stress of going to Court. In addition, I am a trained family mediator. I use my experience to guide and assist couples to explore options that work for both partners. I also have extensive experience in Court as well as dealing with more complex cases and high net worth individuals.

My style is to listen and adapt my approach and advice to the client’s circumstances and wishes. I fight my client’s corner vigorously but in a non-confrontational way, which I find is more effective at achieving the best outcome.

 

Previous Employment

Buckles Solicitors LLP1995 - 2015

Partner

Hinton Hewitt Solicitors1994 - 1995

Solicitor

Tollers1992 - 1994

Articled Clerk

Victoria Helen Hains1991 - 1992

Trainee

Experience

Education

Chester School of Law

Other

1991 - 1992

Law Society Finals

University of Sussex

University

1988 - 1991

Degree

Cowbridge School

Secondary School

1980 - 1988

Finished with A levels

Testimonials

Chambers & Partners 2017

“would never hesitate to recommend her”

Chambers & Partners 2017

“she is tireless in ensuring that everyone involved listens to the client, gets to the root of the concern and finds a way to address it.”

Chambers & Partners 2016

"I think the way she does things is very personable and empathetic. She has a huge amount of experience, which gives clients confidence."

Chambers & Partners 2015

“Good value for money and excellent client care.” & “Commitment to high levels of service to clients, attention to detail and dealing with cases both promptly and thoroughly.” & “excellent client care” and “good judgment”

Chambers & Partners 2014

"she has her client's best interests at heart and is very thorough in what she does. In the end, she gets the best."

Legal 500 2014

‘Highly competent and knowledgeable'

Legal 500 2012

“sort out difficult emotional aspects very well”

Legal 500 2011

“Knowledgeable and very approachable.”

Testimonial

"Your expert advice, calm and professional approach has saved me a lot of angst and money too. I'm sure that I will continue to use Buckles as my solicitors for many years to come due to the very positive experience I've had."

Chambers & Partners 2018

"She works hard for the client and is very conscientious."

Chambers & Partners 2018

"I rate Lyn very highly: she is very pragmatic and not aggressive at all."

Legal 500 2017

"Highly deserving of her reputation as a leading family lawyer in the region"

Legal 500 2017

"Gives straightforward and pragmatic advice based on a very good knowledge of the law and legal practice; clients like her and appreciate her down-to-earth approach"

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Associations & Memberships

Mediators at Resolution - since 2011

Mediation group following qualification as a Family Law Mediator

Resolution - since 2000

Voluntary governing body of Family Lawyers wgere self regulation of codes of practice are adhered to. Chairman of the local group “POD” in Peterborough Stamford and surrounding area.

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