Award winning family law specialists, Rayden Solicitors have been ranked in the independent Chambers and Partners guide for 2018. We are delighted to say that we have been ranked in Band 1 once again. The guide ranks both lawyers and law firms based on the research of more than 170 full-time editors and researchers. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best.The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.  Here is what the guide says about us:

Rayden solicitors are a boutique family law firm known in the market for its work in both matrimonial finance and private law children matters. Advises high net worth individuals and foreign nationals on complex separation and asset division cases, often including trust structures, overseas assets and business interests.

Strengths A client says: "I felt like they knew my case inside out. They were honest about what could practically be achieved." There were also particular comments about the leading individuals for Family Law in the area:

The "excellent" Katherine Rayden advises on high-value financial matrimonial disputes and complex private children law matters, including international relocations. "Excellent knowledge, tempered with sensible, common-sense advice and guidance," a client reports.

Julian Bremner's broad practice encompasses financial disputes and nuptial agreements. "He would always explain all my options before advising me on the best course of action," a client says. Interviewees also praise his negotiation skills and "cheerful and reassuring demeanour."

Paula Butterworth assists with separation-related financial matters and Children Act proceedings. "She kept me informed and explained things very clearly, ensuring that I understood everything," a client says. Another source describes her as "very good to deal with and very sensible."

We are the top firm for Family Law in the local area and the company is going from strength to strength with offices based in St Albans and Berkhamsted and a third office opening in 2018. Many of the legal experts at the firm were originally based in London firms so it is a tremendous advantage that we have access to such a talented team in the local area.

At Rayden Solicitors, clients benefit from our innovative team approach. This allows the appropriate allocation of the right legal resource to their case at every stage, with a Partner overseeing the strategy. This means that clients will not be charged a single hourly rate but will benefit from a cascading hourly rate of costs, which makes us extremely competitive.

Rayden Solicitors Senior Partner, Katherine Rayden, said “We are delighted to be ranked so highly in the Chambers and Partners guide once again. Our ethos is always to provide the best client care and we are delighted that our clients agree that we are achieving this. This is an independent guide based on client feedback from in-depth telephone interviews so it is gratifying to know that our clients think so highly of us.