Michael Gouriet

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Withers LLP

20 Old Bailey


University of Edinburgh; Solicitor since 1995; Partner, Withers LLP, since 2002; Family law arbitrator and collaborative lawyer; Resolution, Cohabitation Committee since 1996; Advises on all aspects of family law (including cross-jurisdictional pre-nuptial agreements) with particular emphasis on resolution of complex financial issues for wealthy individuals (whether married or unmarried) with international interests; Also has expertise in cases involving trusts as well as cohabitation and child relocation cases; Chaired and lectured at various law conferences in England and abroad; commentator on family law issues in press and broadcast media. Commentary in legal directories includes: ‘an exceptionally thorough and able lawyer…thinking outside and inside the box which so many of the bigger financial cases need’;Interests outside law (besides family) include art and sport - particularly cricket (runs own team), tennis, road cycling, skiing, golf.

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: Arbitration, Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Child Support, Cohabitation, Collaborative Law, Divorce, Domestic Abuse/Violence/Protection Orders, Emergency Procedures/Injunctions, Enforcement: Child Custody, Enforcement: Child Support, Enforcement: Property Division, Enforcement: Spousal Support, Finance: Capital Provision, Finance: Insolvency, Finance: Pensions/Superannuation/Retirement and Employment Benefits, Finance: Property Issues, Finance: Taxation, Finance: Trusts, Modification/Variation: Child Custody, Modification/Variation: Child Support, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Modification/Variation: Spousal Support, Parentage/Paternity, Pre-nuptial/Post-nuptial Agreements, Relocation/Removal from Jurisdiction, Same Sex Partnerships, Spousal Support/Maintenance/Alimony

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