Mr Simon Patrick Crawford


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Simon Crawford

Firm Name: Peden & Reid

Address: 22 Callender Street
Belfast BT1 5BU
Northern Ireland

Telephone: + 44 28 9032 5617

Fax: + 44 28 9024 7343


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Profile: Oxford University 1986-1989. Admitted as a Solicitor 1992. Partner and Head of Family Law Department at Peden & Reid since 2004. Specialist family lawyer dealing primarily with financial claims on relationship breakdown with a particular emphasis on complex and middle to high value Ancillary Relief cases. Described in the Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession as receiving ''widespread acclaim as a leading lawyer for financial disputes and children's matters'' in Northern Ireland. The Chambers Guide has also referred to him as ''one of the few true matrimonial experts in the province and it shows in the superiority of his work'' . He is a former Chairman of the Belfast Solicitors Association and is on its Family Law Sub-Committee. He was a member of the Northern Ireland Collaborative Law Steering Group and the Law Society of Northern Ireland Ancillary Relief Reform Focus Group. He is a member of the Association of European Lawyers Family Law Special Interest Group.

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Areas: 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, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Mediation, 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