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Judith Fitton

Partner

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+44 (0)1932 590557

Email: 

judith.fitton@mundays.co.uk

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Judith is a Partner in our Family team. She works mainly in the field of high net worth divorces with a particular skill in the forensic aspect of cases. She is experienced in investigation complex financial arrangements, including pension schemes and assets held overseas.

Judith has over twenty years’ experience in family law and is the expert in our department in cohabitee matters and any disputes between non-married couples as to their property interests.

Judith has been accredited as a Specialist in the fields of Cohabitee Disputes and Complex Financial Remedies in high net worth asset cases by Resolution (the national organisation of family lawyers).

She is known for her ability to present issues in a clear and straight forward manner and her pragmatic and constructive advice.

recent experience

  • Acting for the proprietor of a care home, arguing for the restriction of the spouse’s claims to that limited by the pre-nuptial agreement and reaching a settlement before trial
  • Acting for the wife of a wealthy banker, investigating his complex financial arrangements and bonus structures and achieving an order varying the child maintenance
  • Advising on an increasing number of pre and post nuptial agreements, some involving overseas assets and large inherited wealth
  • Acting for many cohabitees in respect of disputes relating to their property interests, advising clients as to the terms of settlements and also representing clients at court in defended TOLATA proceedings

recent articles

PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENTS – not just for the rich and famous
The dream holiday home - Another 'Millstone' for divorcees? 
The model and the sheikh

How financial advisers can be ‘invaluable’ in divorce cases

Saudi businessman's ex-wife bids for GBP240 million divorce settlement in E&W court

The rise in couples living together

Protecting the family business
Judge halts the gravy
What's mine is yours - including my debt
Practitioners and the public deserve clarity on prenups
Could this be a DIY divorce resolution?
It's a green light for pre-nuptial agreements
The Belgravia Affair
Asking the right questions: The Law Commission's Consultation Paper 'Marital Property Agreements'


additional information

Judith studied law at the University of Warwick before training with a large City firm. She started specialising in family law and spent eight years with the regional office of another London firm, before moving to Mundays. She has been a member of Resolution (formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association) since qualification.

Judith is a marathon runner and member of her local running club. She is married with one daughter.


What others say about Judith


The Legal 500 UK 2017 recommends Judith, who ‘is thorough, to-the-point, very focused and clear’,

The Legal 500 UK 2017

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