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Precis:

Tom advises clients on all issues resulting from the breakdown of a marriage, civil partnership, or co-habitation, to include both financial and children matters, as well as pre and post-nuptial agreements and co-habitation agreements. He has significant experience in dealing with complex and high-value financial disputes, often involving trusts, and jurisdictional issues. He also advises on private children matters including residence and contact disputes, leave to remove cases, and financial claims on behalf of unmarried parents ("Schedule 1", Children Act claims). 

Tom Quinn, Director — Divorce & Family Law

Precis:

Tom advises clients on all issues resulting from the breakdown of a marriage, civil partnership, or co-habitation, to include both financial and children matters, as well as pre and post-nuptial agreements and co-habitation agreements. He has significant experience in dealing with complex and high-value financial disputes, often involving trusts, and jurisdictional issues. He also advises on private children matters including residence and contact disputes, leave to remove cases, and financial claims on behalf of unmarried parents ("Schedule 1", Children Act claims). 

Education:

Tom graduated from Cardiff University with a BSc in Economics, Banking, and Finance, before undertaking his GDL and LPC at the University of West England.

Career:

Prior to working as a lawyer, Tom was a paralegal at Clifford Chance, before beginning in family law in London at Hunters incorporating May, May & Merrimans. He then worked for 8 years at a Tier 1 firm, working closely with Fiona Shackleton and Phillip McGuirk with a focus on high net worth clients.

Personal:

Tom enjoys films, food, endurance sports, and spending time with his family. 

Reported Cases:
  • MCJ v MAJ (Financial Provision: Treatment of Non-Matrimonial Property) [2016]
  • H v C [2009] 2 FLR 1540
  • CMEC v Mitchell [2010] EWCA Civ. 333