When solicitors divorce - Connie Atkinson writes for The Law Society Gazette

16 March 2020

When equity partners in a law firm (or those with a lawyer spouse) enter divorce proceedings, there are a number of complex considerations relating to the disclosure of partnership capital and income in financial proceedings.

In this article in The Law Society Gazette, Connie Atkinson explores the common structure of partnership income and the relevant considerations in divorce proceedings.

When solicitors divorce - calculating an equity partner’s income

Further information

We frequently advise clients who are equity partners in a law firm or those who are separating from their lawyer spouse and we understand the complexities in assessing capital and income in financial proceedings.

If you have any questions, please contact a member of our team of family and divorce lawyers or click here to get started online and find out where you stand. You may also be interested in reading our other blogs about financial settlements on divorce – see HERE.



Connie is a Senior Associate in the family team and has experience of dealing with all aspects of private family work relating to both finances and children. Connie has expertise in cases involving: financial settlements; partnership, company and/or trust assets; international elements such as relocation and cross-border disputes; international surrogacy; arrangements for children; pre and post nuptial agreements. Connie is also a qualified mediator and assists as a mediator for clients in respect of all practical and legal issues surrounding family arrangements and divorce.


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