There’s nothing easy about getting a divorce, the irreparable breakdown of once happy relationships can be an ordeal for everyone, especially if there are children involved. Not to mention the emotional aspects, feelings of failure and embarrassment take a toll on your mental health. We’re bringing 3 different expert panelists to the AllBright to advise members from 3 perspectives how best to approach and manage this tricky time and provide expert information and answers to all your most pressing questions without the price tag.
Samantha Woodham, Family Law Barrister and Co-Founder of The Divorce Surgery has practised family law as a barrister for over a decade, advising couples as to the finances and arrangements for their children on family breakdown. She is a trained collaborative lawyer and mediator, and ranked as a leading individual in her field in both The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.
Samantha will be joined by Partner and Family Lawyer at Forsters, Rosie Schumm. Rosie is a partner in Forsters’ Family Team and is known for taking a creative and pragmatic approach to family law. Chambers HNW Guide 2019 states she is “highly intelligent and absolutely has her client’s back. The passion and the conviction of doing what she can do for clients is incredible.”
Mediator, counsellor and child consultant, Bill Hewlett will also be joining the panel. With over 18 years experience, Bill is a qualified Counsellor and an accredited Dispute Resolution Practitioner and Child Consultant, believing in civilised separations. A civilised separation is a process that is specifically designed to help parents to work out the details of their separation in a way that is kind to each other and a huge relief for their children.