Caroline Ford Partner - Family Law
Caroline has over 20 years’ experience in family law having qualified in 2003. She has a wealth of knowledge gained from representing clients from all walks of life, with complex, high net worth and straightforward matters. Caroline is committed to ensuring her clients achieve a fair and workable result.
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Caroline deals with the following types of cases:
- Division of matrimonial finances/financial remedy proceedings/drafting financial orders after settlement at mediation or otherwise.
- Separation agreements
- Pre & post nuptial agreements
- Cohabitation agreements
- Unmarried separation issues (including TOLATA applications).
- Children matters/proceedings (including relocation & Schedule 1 applications)
- Domestic abuse & Injunctions
Prior to joining Branch Austin McCormick, Caroline was in a partner in a Legal 500 family Law team in the city of London.
Caroline listens to her clients and conducts her cases in a proactive and fair manner in a cost-effective way for her clients. She offers practical and realistic advice and if possible, strives to negotiate a settlement to avoid length and costly court proceedings.
She is a trained collaborative lawyer and is a keen advocate of resolving family disputes using this process.
Caroline appreciates that the breakdown of a relationship is a very difficult period and emotions can run high, especially when there are children concerned and/or the parties are in dispute over their assets and finances. She deals with such matters with a high degree of sensitivity and understanding.
Collaborative lawyer and member of the North London Collaborative Pod.
- Divorce, Dissolution of a Civil Partnership and Separation
- Domestic violence injunction Orders
- Family and Divorce
- Financial provision upon divorce
- The Children
Acting for a husband who thought he was divorced in a different jurisdiction after responding to an advertisement to take a holiday and obtain a quickie divorce in the process.
Acting for a husband in financial remedy proceedings when the wife’s litigation misconduct in being uncooperative and evasive resulted in multiple costs order being made against her.
A successful application on a seeking leave to remove a child from the jurisdiction to relocate in the Cayman Islands.