Graeme qualified in 1996, and has specialised in family law for 20 years. Formerly a partner at Cumberland Ellis, he became a partner at Hunters in January 2013.
He has considerable experience in advising on financial settlements on divorce, involving complex assets and substantial wealth and on cohabitation, for which he holds the Resolution specialist accreditation. He is also specialist accredited by the Law Society. His work often involves international aspects, including working with foreign lawyers on pre-nuptial and cohabitation agreements involving competing jurisdictions in the European Union and worldwide.
He is Chair of Resolution’s Cohabitation Committee which has an agenda to reform the legal rights of unmarried parents in England and Wales, and is Resolution’s spokesman on topical cohabitation issues for the national media.In April 2016, Graeme was elected, following a ballot of all members, to serve on Resolution’s National Committee, the body which oversees Resolution’s work. He is a consultant editor for LexisNexis, for whom he co-authors their PSL online family law service. He regularly trains other lawyers and writes for a variety of specialist family law publications. Graeme is co-author of Resolution’s Cohabitation Claims (2011) and Resolution’s The Modern Family (2012).
He is a qualified and experienced collaborative lawyer. He is also a member of Resolution’s London Region Committee.
Graeme is recommended in the Family section of the Legal 500 2015, with his advice described as “spot on”.
- “Advice is always spot on”
Legal 500 2015
- “Excellent to work with, and has a very sound grasp of legal principles”
Legal 500 2013
- “Always a pleasure to work with”
Legal 500 2014