Davina Katz (Hay) is the head of Schillings’ family practice and advises on the full breadth of family law issues from the breakdown of married and unmarried relationships, with a particular focus on financial remedy, to matters involving children, such as residence and contact disputes as well as applications to relocate internationally.
Her clients range from public figures in the media and entertainment industry to city professionals and entrepreneurs with a niche in representing individuals in the banking, private equity and hedge fund space.
Katz frequently acts for large financial institutions and companies joined to divorce proceedings and she has developed a growing practice in negotiating marital contracts, both domestically and internationally, since they were given greater recognition in 2010.
She is listed as one of the top leading family lawyers in the Spear’s 2014 Family Law Index. The Spear’s indices are regarded as the authoritative guide to the best private client lawyers in the UK. The Legal 500 has praised Katz as ‘an undoubted force’. She appears in Private Client Practitioner’s ‘Top 35 under 35’ listing and in the 2014 Citywealth Leaders Honours List as a leading lawyer in family and matrimonial law.
Katz says: ‘Any change to a family’s structure, but particularly the breakdown of a relationship, is always going to be stressful. The financial upheaval divorce can bring will be a heavier burden for those with a public profile who may be concerned about damage to their personal and professional reputations.
‘We are recognised leaders in our field in guiding clients through these complex issues with a sharp focus on preserving their wealth: above all we will fight your corner with commitment and compassion.’
This content was originally sourced from the Schillings website.
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