"I can't thank her enough for helping me through the past couple of years"

A client, quoted in Citywealth Leaderslist 2017

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Rachel is a partner in Kingsley Napley’s family team, where she specialises in dealing with issues relating to finances and children arising upon the breakdown of a relationship.

Rachel’s areas of practice include all aspects of private family work, with particular expertise in complex financial proceedings, often with international aspects and for high net worth individuals, and expertise in arrangements for children.

Rachel is a Resolution Accredited Specialist, specialising in advanced financial provision and private children law, and is a member of Resolution's Drafting Committee.  She is a collaboratively trained lawyer and has Higher Rights of Audience.

Prior to joining Kingsley Napley, Rachel was a family law partner at Miles Preston & Co.  She started her legal career at Clifford Chance LLP, where she qualified into the litigation and dispute resolution department.

Rachel is recognised in the Legal 500 and the Citywealth Leaders and Powerwomen Leaders lists.

" Going through a divorce process is difficult, emotional and stressful amongst many other adjectives. What Rachel Freeman managed to do from the day we met until the day the process came to a close was make me feel like I wasn't alone at any time and had the support and understanding of the difficult situation I was in. Her knowledge, integrity and kindness made all the difference. Whilst sometimes it's hard to hear the cold hard facts, Rachel never avoided them but understood my position. I can't thank her enough for helping me through the past couple of years."

A client, quoted in Citywealth Leaderslist 2017

Professional societies and memberships

  • Member of Resolution and a member of its Drafting Committee
  • Collaborative trained lawyer and has Higher Rights of Audience

 

Further information

She has a working knowledge of spoken and written French.

Related Services

Anglo French Services

As part of our international services we offer support to Anglo French nationals and families living in the UK and British expats living in France.

Anglo French Specialist Family Law Service

We provide specialist bilingual family expertise to separating couples and Anglo-French families with disputes relating to finance, children or both.

Anglo French Divorce and Separation

There are important differences in the financial outcomes between English and French law (or the laws of other Francophone countries) in situations of separation or divorce. Clients often have a choice of where to bring proceedings, so seeking early advice is often of vital importance to the outcome.

Anglo French Prenuptial Agreements

It is important to take advice on the value of a French marriage contract here in England, as the law in England and Wales works very differently to French family law and also on how an English prenuptial agreement might apply abroad. These questions affect international couples.

Anglo French Disputes Involving Children

In cases where there are English elements to the situation, we advise clients on a successful strategy for negotiation or before the English court. In situations where the children are French resident, we can refer you to a leading French family lawyer so that any French proceedings can be handled effectively for you.

Anglo French FAQ

We have set out frequently asked questions relating to the significant differences in the outcomes between family proceedings in England and France in respect of finance and children.

Sport

Kingsley Napley has a long history of representing high profile individuals, teams and regulators within the sports industry.

Service Spécialisé En Droit De La Famille Anglo-Français

Nous assurons des prestations juridiques bilingues spécialement destinées aux couples en instance de séparation et aux personnes ayant des relations familiales franco-britanniques.

Contrats Prénuptiaux Franco-Britanniques

Le droit d'Angleterre et du pays de Galles ayant des mécanismes très différents du droit de la famille français, il est important d'obtenir des conseils sur la valeur que revêt un contrat de mariage français en Angleterre.

Divorce Et Séparations Des Couples Franco-Britanniques

Les conséquences financières sont très différentes entre le droit français (ou d'autres pays francophones) et le droit anglais en cas de séparation ou de divorce. Il revient souvent aux clients de choisir la juridiction pour leur affaire, et c'est pourquoi, en fonction du résultat recherché, il est crucial de solliciter des conseils juridiques aussi tôt que possible.

Litiges Franco-Britanniques Impliquant Des Enfants

En cas de contentieux relatif aux enfants suite à une rupture, et que les parents soient mariés ou non, le pays de résidence de l'enfant au moment où l'affaire commence est dans la majorité des cas le lieu où l'affaire sera réglée.

Questions Fréquentes

Les questions ci-dessous exposent certaines des différences les plus importantes entre l'Angleterre et la France pour les affaires de droit de la famille relatives aux finances et aux enfants.

Insight from Rachel

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Legal 500 UK 2018
Citywealth Leaderslist 2017
Powerwomen Leaderslist 2016
HSSF Mark

Contact Rachel

+44 (0)20 3535 1563

rfreeman@kingsleynapley.co.uk

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