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James Freeman

Spear's Review

As the recently appointed head of Charles Russell Speechlys’ family team, James Freeman remains loyal to the approach that drew him to family law in the first place. ‘The most important thing for me is to remember why I got into this, and that was to help people in difficult times,’ he says. ‘When you’re in practice, that remains the compass. Lose sight of it and you’re sunk.’

Having come from the Speechly Bircham side of the 2014 merger, Freeman regularly advises on all issues arising from divorce and relationship breakdown, with a specialism for difficult and complex cases – including cases with multiple jurisdictions, offshore trusts, hidden assets – and the construction of sophisticated financial settlements.

Rank: Top Recommended

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