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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.

Sally Challen – A Case Study on Coercive and Controlling Behaviour

In December 2015 a significant change was made to the law, making controlling and coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship a crime.

How Do Pre-nuptial Agreements Work?

If you are getting married in the near future, your preparations may include obtaining advice on whether a pre-nuptial agreement (pre-nup) is advisable.

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.