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“Hayley is a master problem solver and influencer of all parties, including the Court when required. She has made herself available to me for all my personal legal needs when I need her. She is direct, thorough, and unflinching in her approach. An outstanding lawyer who drives a matter with determination and energy to the best possible ultimate outcome. She has a 100% success rate in achieving my legal goals.”  – Glen Richardson, COO, the Range.

Hayley heads up the Family Law team at Phillips and maintains a strong land law and residential conveyancing and practice which she has built up through nearly two decades of advising on high-end property purchases and land acquisitions.

Hayley is an experienced advocate who adopts a direct approach to efficiently solving often complex legal issues that stand between couples looking to move on. Her areas of specialist separation / divorce practice include:

  • Complex pension arrangements;
  • Settlements involving the break-up of businesses;
  • High net-worth individuals; and
  • Court orders involving children shared between parents based across two jurisdictions.

Recent cases of note include:

  • Successfully concluding long running and acrimonious financial proceedings involving a £3m pension fund and assets held in multiple jurisdictions including investment properties and offshore bank accounts;
  • Advising on the purchase of a significant holding of prime West Country farmland, including advising on various agricultural land and forestery issues; and
  • Representing a long-standing client in an amicable but sensitive apportionment of assets negotiated in balance with various geographically nuanced child sharing arrangements.
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