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Savita Sharma

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Savita is a Consultant Solicitor in the Family Law Team. 

Savita is Dual Qualified (Scotland, England and Wales) with strong bias towards pure English Family and Child (Private and International) Proceedings having practiced in England and Wales since 1995 and Scotland since 2015.

Savita is an Advanced member of the Law Society’s family panel and as such an accredited specialist in Matrimonial Finance and Private Children work.

Individuals and Families expertise

Savita is a Consultant Solicitor in the Family Law Team. Savita specialises in English divorce with linked financial proceedings. She deals with high value and complex matrimonial finance cases, jurisdiction issues (in Divorce and Children maters), and Children cases involving intra - UK and relocation cases. She is an experienced family solicitor and has knowledge of all areas of English family and child law.

In the past year Savita, has conducted many English financial matters where one party is based in Scotland but who have live court proceedings in England. She has represented many of these clients in English court proceedings thereby giving clients the opportunity to obtain advice in Scotland. 

Savita regularly advises on all types of English related financial proceedings and offers comprehensive advice in cases.

Latterly, Savita has developed her knowledge and experience in Scottish Family Law and she able to appreciate the interplay of the two jurisdictions. She routinely advises on Jurisdiction issues and has conducted financial cases in England where the issue of Jurisdiction has raised and contested.

What our clients and peers say: 

Legal 500 recommended "Savita Sharma is hardworking"...Savita was the Partner and Head of Family at her previous firm which has been recommended "as an undoubted force in international children law"

Legal 500

‘Perceptive’ consultant, Savita Sharma handles a number of intra-UK child cases, in which complex jurisdictional issues arise between Scots and English law.

Legal 500 2018/19

Recent Content by Savita Sharma

27 Jan 2020

The Jurisdiction Race

If you are about to embark on divorce, it may be worth pausing to consider where to raise your divorce proceedings.
Blog
Savita Sharma
17 Jan 2020

IT'S YOUR FAULT, NO IT'S YOUR FAULT

Who's fault was it anyway? - Stepping forward to 'No Fault' divorce in England and Wales.
Blog
Savita Sharma
16 Jan 2020

Could your spouse contribute to your legal costs? - Legal Services Order (England & Wales)

Mary is 35 years old. She lives in Brighton with her two young sons and has recently separated from her husband Gary. 
Blog
Savita Sharma

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Law Award of Scotland - Winner 2017

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