New partner for Clarke Willmott’s Bristol-based family law team

November 10, 2022

Experienced family lawyer Philippa Yeo has joined national law firm Clarke Willmott as a partner, based in its Bristol and Taunton offices.

Philippa, pictured, has expertise in agriculture and specialises in resolving high net worth financial cases involving complex trust assets, farms and businesses. 

She is a qualified family mediator and deals with all types of mediation including financial claims arising on divorce, disputes arising from cohabitation and arrangements around children – including international relocation.

Prior to joining Clarke Willmott, Philippa spent more than six years at Berkshire boutique practice CHR Family Solicitors.

Before that she worked for five years at leading London law firm Charles Russell Speechlys, where she trained and qualified.

Philippa said: “I am very excited to join such a strong team which has the benefit of being able to draw on the extensive expertise of other practice areas, offering clients the highest service.

“I am looking forward to helping families across the South West and building the firm’s family team offering, which is going from strength to strength.”

Clarke Willmott partner and head of its family team, Gareth Schofield, added: “Philippa is acclaimed for her ability and expertise and has a wealth of experience in family law matters relating to farms and farming businesses.”

Clarke Willmott also has offices in Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton.

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