Deepa Patel

Deepa Patel

Helping clients to overcome the challenges of relationship breakdown
Family Law Team
Associate
St.Albans
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EXPERTISE

As a family law specialist, I primarily help to bring legal stability to those that are suffering the impacts of relationship breakdown, whether a marriage, civil partnership or cohabitation.

I advise on the fair division of financial assets, and any matters that affect children. I also offer specialist advice on resolving cohabitation disputes.

KEY EXPERIENCE

  • Applications under the Children Act in respect of the day to day arrangements for children.
  • Assisting parties, married or unmarried to reach an amicable financial settlement, to include provision for children, where appropriate.
  • Representing individuals where their spouse or Civil Partner have attempted to hide assets, which have been found through close scrutiny of the Spouse or Civil Partner’s financial disclosure or making necessary applications to the Court.
  • Successfully defending a Respondent in the High Court, which involved the release of his assets from a worldwide freezing Order.

IN GENERAL

  • Qualified in 2008
  • Member of Resolution

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"I chose law because I like reading and using that knowledge to help people"
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Many thanks once again for all your help and support through my divorce and getting me to this moment.
Client from Bedfordshire
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"My favourite career moment is winning my first High Court case"
Just a quick email to say thanks for helping me end my marriage successfully, you cannot imagine how great it feels
Client from Hertfordshire
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It’s been a long process with many hurdles and frustrations along the way but thanks to you and the team at S A Law we have got the result we wanted.
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They are commercial, knowledgeable and client-focused. They are very constructive and pragmatic.
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I was pleased to have been able to meet you in person. You are as charming in person as you have been in terms of understanding and paying attention to detail with my case which, in the end, has been a key factor in our victory. I thank you for that as without your expertise my life would have been…
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