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Company

Withers

Position

Partner

Index

Legal

Family Lawyers

Location

London, United Kingdom

Advice type

Children

Children law

Cohabitation

Cross-border litigation

Financial remedies

International child relocation

Legal - Trusts

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Client types

HNW

International UHNWs

Sports people

UHNW

UK non-doms

Geographical focus

United Kingdom

Italy

United States

Pakistan

Sector focus

Legal Advisory Services

Sports & Leisure

Profile

James Copson

Description

Spear's Review

A partner in Withers’ divorce and family team, James Copson has experience across the field of family breakdown, with a track record for resolving complex financial disputes. He regularly advises on cohabitation claims, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and private children law matters.The latter including the sharing of care of children and international relocation.

Colleagues praise his meticulous attention to the details of cases, as well as his fierce commercial intelligence when it comes to getting the right outcomes for clients. He has acted for trustees and beneficiaries on trust-related issues in divorce and for a large number of professional sportspeople. He is known in particular for his work on Anglo-Italian cases.

Adviser Profile

James has far-reaching experience in all areas of family breakdown, in particular the resolution of complex financial disputes, especially those of an international nature. He has an extensive command of the negotiation and drafting of pre- and post-nuptial agreements. James advises on cohabitation claims and private children law matters, including residence and sharing of care of children and international relocation of children. James has acted for many trustees and beneficiaries on trust-related issues in divorce, and for a wide-ranging number of individuals in sport, especially in the world of football. James also has particular expertise in Anglo-Italian cases.

Rank: Recommended

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