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Louise Barretto

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Louise is a partner in our Family Team and a solicitor specialising in all aspects of family law, with a particular emphasis on complex financial matters, including those involving business assets and those with an international element.

She is dual qualified in England and in South Africa. Although she now practices solely in England, she deals with many cases which have a South African connection.  She has  been called upon to assist as an expert witness on English divorce law in the High Court of South Africa.

Spousal Maintenance – Where Are We Now?

Most of my clients are understandably anxious about whether they will be expected to pay, (or will receive) spousal maintenance for the rest of their lives after divorce.

Government Response to the Domestic Abuse Consultation

Two years after the government first published its commitment to making positive changes to victims of domestic abuse, the response has been published as a draft Domestic Abuse Bill.

What is Emotional Abuse?

Since March 2013, the government has been trying to ensure that there is cross-government agreement on what constitutes domestic violence and abuse.