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Hutton's family mediation
Hutton's now offers a family mediation service for couples who have decided to separate. You can sit down together with our trained mediator to talk matters through and reach an amicable agreement. We can help you resolve issues of conflict whilst remaining impartial so that you can plan for the future with minimum cost and anxiety.
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Our solicitors are recognised as specialists in their fields. Our memberships include the Law Society Panels for Clinical Negligence, Criminal Litigation, VHCC (Very High Cost cases – i.e. serious criminal cases such as white collar crime, murder and fraud), Advanced Family Law, Children and Collaborative Law. We are referral members of AVMA (Action for Victims of Medical Accidents). We were recently awarded membership of Lexcel for excellence in practice management.
The breakdown of a relationship, civil partnership or marriage is often a time of great anxiety. With the withdrawal of Legal Aid from most family disputes, the prospect of paying legal fees can be another worry.
Hutton's Solicitors, one of the leading family law practices based in Cardiff and South Wales, has developed a range of Fixed Fee Family Law services so that you can have excellent legal advice at an affordable price.
Hutton's are recommended in Legal 500 2013 for Family Law.
Hutton’s offices in Cardiff have been chosen as the location of a solicitor’s office for the forthcoming third series of TV comedy drama series ‘Stella’. Produced by Tidy Productions, 'Stella' is set in the Welsh Valleys and stars Ruth Jones, Steve Spiers, Elizabth Berrington and others. The series centres on the Morris family, friends and neighbours and the ups and downs of Valley life. On shooting days our office has been transformed into the offices of Jackson Marsh and Jackson, which has confused a few clients! We were delighted to be invited to the Welsh Baftas recently where 'Stella' won three awards, for Editing, Best Writer (Ruth Jones) and Best Drama. Read more
Hutton’s have recovered many millions of pounds for clients who have suffered as a result of accidents or medical negligence. We recovered over £11m for a client who suffered cerebral palsy at birth in the country’s largest ever litigated clinical negligence case.
Hutton’s are in the top tier for various areas of law, including clinical negligence and criminal litigation according to respected legal publications such as Chambers. Hutton's have also been recommended in Legal 500 2013 in the categories of commercial litigation, contentious trusts and probate, personal tax, trusts and probate.
Hutton’s wins award for UK Asset Sales Law Firm of the Year
Hutton's has been named as UK Asset Sales Law Firm of the Year, 2012 in the prestigious Acquisition International Legal Awards. For more information about our Asset Sales division please contact Clare Strowbridge by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also read the Press Release here.
Hutton's wins Welsh Law Firm of the Year 2013 award
After winning the award of UK Asset Sales Law Firm of the Year, 2012, Hutton's was delighted to also win the Welsh Law Firm of the Year, 2013 award.
Founder partner, Stuart Hutton, said "The greatest reward has always been the appreciation of our clients, but it is important when our efforts are recognised by peers and the business community. The winning of this award must be credited to the hard work and client focus of our staff who follow the firm's philosophy of putting the client at the heart of all we do.'
Hutton's achieves best ever firm rankings in Legal 500 2013
Hutton's has achieved its best ever rankings in the new edition of Legal 500 released on 1st October. Legal 500 is the most authoritative guide to the UK legal profession compiled from feedbck from clients and other members of the legal profession.In addition to its top tier ranking in Crime, Fraud and Licensing it is also recommended for Commercial Litigation, Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury, Family Law, Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate and in the new category of Contentious Trusts and Probate. Several of Hutton's lawyers are singled out for special mention. Here are some of the comments made by Legal 500:
"At Hutton's name partner Stuart Hutton has a longstanding reputation in the region for handling complex criminal matters, including murder, fraud and regulatory cases. He led on four murder cases in 2012."
"Tim Musgrave at Hutton's is held in the highest regard by peers, professionals and clients. His caseload is varied, and includes high value amputations, missed cancer diagnosis, and child and adult brain injury matters."
In the category of family law: "Collaborative lawyer Gerard Griffiths heads the team at Huttons. Solicitor Rosalyn Beaton handles complex care cases."
"Trusts expert... Clare Strowbridge is a delight to work with."
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