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Silvia Devecchi

Spear's Review

As practice head of Vardags’ Cambridge office, as well as the firm’s director of divorce and family law, Silvia Devecchi works on complex and high-value cases. Many include non-matrimonial property, tax and business assets issues, often with an international element. As a one-time immigration lawyer she has an extra string to her bow, which can prove useful in cases where family law and immigration overlap. Accordingly, she has built a substantial practice in international cases, dealing with issues of relocation, child abduction and jurisdiction.

Devecchi frequently acts for parents in applications under Section 8 of the Children Act 1989, including those featuring non-compliance and enforcement.

Adviser Profile

Devecchi provides strategic advice to clients, allowing them to move forward with their lives in a strong financial position after the breakdown of their relationship. She offers pragmatic, commercial advice, ensuring no stone is left unturned, so clients feel in control during what can be a very frightening process.

Devecchi’s Cambridge team are the 'go-to' lawyers for wealthy individuals and families in East Anglia, as well as throughout the country. She often deals with cases involving various jurisdictions, with a particular focus on Italy. Her client base has grown exponentially over recent years, and she has achieved highly satisfactory settlements, often above and beyond what her clients thought was achievable.

Rank: Recommended

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