Caroline Gordon-Smith

Caroline Gordon-Smith


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Caroline became a partner and head of the family department in 1996, up until 2016. Before joining Stevens & Bolton LLP Caroline worked for Margaret Bennett, a specialist family law practice in the West End. 

Caroline’s knowledge and expertise extends to all areas of family law, including complex high value divorce cases frequently including those with commercial and international issues.

Caroline also undertakes cases involving children, particularly those involving children moving abroad and disputes over their education. Clients have commented that “Caroline acted with great sensitivity, giving sound and sensible advice whilst always thinking strategically” and “whilst recognising the stressful nature of divorce proceedings Caroline focused on delivering the best result and in a timely way”.

Ranked in the Chambers UK 2017 Legal Directory, sources note that Caroline is “sensitive, prompt and firm, with excellent technical knowledge.” In Chambers UK 2018 she is praised for "very client-orientated, sensible and thorough" and continues "attentive and sympathetic to client needs and progressive in problem-solving"

Caroline is a long-standing member of Resolution and is a trained mediator and collaborative lawyer.

Caroline has provided expert comment in UK family law for various publications as well as appearing on CNN Breakfast news to discuss marital contracts. She speaks regularly at events and seminars on family related topics.

sensitive, prompt and firm, with excellent technical knowledge

Chambers UK

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