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Linda Hawkes

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Partner at Bishop & Sewell LLP

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Linda was admitted as a solicitor on 1st October 1980. Linda has extensive experience of civil litigation claims including personal injury, housing, contractual disputes and employment cases. Prior to joining Bishop & Sewell, Linda worked at Fisher Meredith where she became a Partner in 2004.

Linda deals extensively with financial applications within divorce, judicial separation and civil partnership dissolution, often with a foreign element. She also specialises in cohabitee disputes, prenuptial agreements, Children Act and Inheritance Act applications for private, often involving high net worth clients.

Silver Separators: Divorce in Later Life

Currently in the UK there is an increasing upward trend for the over 60s to divorce (silver separators). A generation or two ago this was not the consideration that it is today. This trend has come about for a variety of reasons.