Wealth protection and pre-nups

Pre-nups - and other forms of wealth planning and protection - can provide certainty when a relationship breaks down.

A major source of stress for clients is not knowing at the outset what the financial outcome of their divorce will be. Far from being the preserve of the super-rich, sensible wealth protection strategies - including agreements like pre-nups (properly called  pre-nuptial agreements) - are increasingly being used to provide that certainty, dealing with problems before they arise.  

We regularly help a variety of clients plan for the future. With an unrivalled multi-disciplinary approach, a network of contacts stretching across the globe and a wealth of practical experience, you can be confident in our ability to advise you whatever circumstances.  

Our lawyers

Frequently preparing strategies in the most complex of situations, our specialist team understand there is no such thing as “one size fits all” when it comes to effective wealth protection.

Our experience

Our considerable experience goes hand-in-hand with our ability to draw upon specialist expertise from across the firm.  It really is a team effort!  Clients we have recently worked with include: 

  • Business owners and entrepreneurs who are looking to protect their businesses for future generations.
  • People who are marrying for a second time, wanting to pass on their wealth to their children from a previous relationship.
  • Beneficiaries of trusts.
  • International families where wealth protection has involved co-ordinating advice from a variety of different countries.
  • Couples at the start of their lives together looking for cohabitation agreements and declarations of trust to protect property and financial interests.

Our clients

Our clients come from a variety of backgrounds: 

  • Business owners, entrepreneurs and their partners
  • Blended families
  • Individuals looking to preserve and pass-down wealth to future generations
  • International families
  • Professional and family trustees
  • Farming families
  • People with a high profile in the sports and entertainment industries and their partners
  • Senior management and other professionals and their partners

Legal resources you may find useful

www.divorce.co.uk 
Our dedicated site for divorcing couples provides a wealth of information to help support you and your family through separation and divorce. 

www.cohabitation-law.co.uk 
Our innovative site aimed at unmarried couples provides a wide range of free advice from buying a property together to dealing with separation. 

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