Geldards Family law team boosted with Associate appointment

Here at Geldards we have boosted our Family team with the appointment of experienced Associate Fiona Tweedie.

This latest appointment strengthens the expertise of the Family team at Geldards –  the only law firm in the East Midlands to offer the complete range of services to family clients including representation, family mediation, collaborative law and family arbitration.

Fiona has over nine years’ experience as a Private Client solicitor working for City law firms in London, advising high net worth clients and  specialising in onshore and offshore Trust structures.

Following a relocation to the East Midlands, Fiona decided to pursue her passion for Family law and brings to the team a wealth of experience in complex financial arrangements, estate and succession planning and a sound background in financial remedy planning.

Fluent in French, Fiona will put her multi-jurisdictional skills to good use advising clients with interests overseas and dealing with international disputes.

Commenting on the appointment Fiona Apthorpe, Partner, Head of Family Law at Geldards said:

“Fiona brings an excellent skill set to the team, her fluency in French is a real asset and strengthens the service we can offer to clients.  She has already hit the ground running and we are delighted to welcome her to the Family team.”

Fiona Tweedie commented:

“I am so pleased to be joining the renowned Geldards Family law team,  their reputation as a Tier 1 (Legal 500) team is well-deserved.  Working for a full service firm is really important to me, it provides clients with a much better service.  I have already been made to feel very welcome  and am excited to start my journey with Geldards”.

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