Our People - London 

Every member of Hall Brown Family Law has been handpicked from a top family law team with the aim of offering clients fantastic service, a no-nonsense approach and the best possible outcome. Each of our lawyers is a member of Resolution, an organisation committed to non-confrontational solutions to divorce, separation and other family law issues.

  Sam Hall  

Senior Partner

Sam is a founding partner of Hall Brown, an independently ranked leading expert and is listed as one of the top 10 family lawyers in the country.

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  James Brown  

Managing Partner

James is a founding partner of Hall Brown and is one of only a handful of family lawyers to represent a client in the Supreme Court.

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  Izzy Walsh  

Partner/Head of London

Izzy is the head of Hall Brown’s London office, a member of the British Russian Law Association, British Ukrainian Law Association and the International Bar Association.

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  Catherine Bell  


Catherine advises on all aspects of family law, specialising in the financial complexities of divorce and acting for high net worth individuals

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  Alice Rogers  

Senior Associate Solicitor

Alice specialises in complex high value financial settlements, international and variation cases and private children law proceedings

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  Emma Dewhurst  

Senior Associate Solicitor

Emma specialises in complex child arrangement disputes, domestic and international relocation, abduction, domestic abuse, surrogacy and adoption

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  Rachael Brownlee  

Associate Solicitor

Rachael advises and represents clients on all aspects of divorce and dissolution, financial settlements, child arrangement matters and cohabitation disputes.

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  Rebekah Edwards  

Associate Solicitor

Rebekah Edwards (nee King) deals with high value financial settlements with complex business structures, international elements or jurisdictional disputes

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  Matthew Hodgson  


Matthew has significant experience working with Elite Athletes, particularly professional footballers, and prides himself on his discretion and professionalism

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  Allie Pitchford  


Allie advises and represents clients on all aspects of divorce and dissolution, financial settlements and child arrangement matters

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  Savannah Davies  

Trainee Solicitor

Savannah achieved a first class in her undergraduate at the University of Manchester in Theology, Philosophy and Ethics before joining Hall Brown in October 2021

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  Alexandra Marshall  

Trainee Solicitor

Alexandra achieved a First Class degree in International Relations at the University of Exeter and assists on a variety of areas of family law

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  Skevi Theodorou  


Skevi assists senior solicitors in all areas of family law including high net worth individuals in complex financial remedy disputes

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  Jessie Watkins  

Office Manager/Legal Secretary (London)

Jessie joined in February 2019, has over 10 years’ family law experience and is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs.

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