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Divorce & Civil Partnership Dissolution

Divorce in England and Wales is based on the irretrievable breakdown of the relationship.

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Financial Issues in Divorce

The firm specialises in providing advice on divorce, separation and related family issues, with particular emphasis on financial disputes involving complex business interests.

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Expatriate Divorce

We act for clients based overseas, or their partners based in the UK, involved in divorce proceedings in England and Wales. Our world map gives an indication of our coverage and experience in every continent (almost!) and across many jurisdictions.

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Contracts

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Cohabitation Disputes

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Child Disputes

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The firm specialises in providing advice and representation in divorce, separation and related family issues including contested wills in cases in the courts of England and Wales, with particular emphasis on disputes involving complex business interests and foreign or ex-patriate elements .

Penny and Mike are a unique lawyer / accountant combination with considerable experience in dealing with family matters.

Their combined talents offer clients the best chance of reaching fair out of court settlements, and meticulous preparation for contested hearings.

The niche practice serves local, national and international clients, representing parties from Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and the West Country, to all other parts of England & Wales, to Europe via Spain, France, Germany and Italy, and as far afield as Pittsburgh, Cairo and Singapore!

Penny Raby & Co. has retained the Law Society’s prestigious Lexcel quality mark each year since 2004, emphasising the commitment to the highest standards of client care and service.

And the firm was delighted to be awarded the inaugural Worcestershire Law Society award for Best Family Firm of the Year 2014. Quite an achievement for a sole practitioner firm!

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Penny Raby -

Penny Raby

Is a senior solicitor with over 30 years’ experience, and has a formidable reputation for achieving great divorce deals by firm negotiation.

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Mike Gordon -

Mike Gordon

Is a chartered management accountant with an extensive business background, and has 14 years’ experience in financial disputes on divorce and separation.

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Dear Penny, Mike, Debbie and Sharon,

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your hard work.

- Robert

Dear Penny and Mike,

With much thanks to you and your team for your support, advice and very professional service.

- Corinne

Dear Penny,

Just a note to say a big thank you to you and your team for all your help and understanding during what I found to be a really difficult and traumatic time.

Many Thanks

- Trevor

Dear Penny, 

Just to say how pleased I am with the outcome. It's all thanks to you.

Best Wishes

- Michelle

Penny, as well as a bloody good solicitor you have been a good friend to me throughout. Thank you.

- Lesley

Dear Mike,

Please accept the enclosed with my thanks for your help with Jayne’s divorce above and beyond the call of duty.

Best Wishes

- David

To Penny and Mike,

Thank you for taking the time to meet with me on Friday and for speaking to Fiona on our behalf. I really appreciated all your help and advice.

Thanks once again

Kind Regards

- Oliver

Thanks! Penny for all your help, guidance and friendship

- Barb

Dear Penny and Mike,

I appreciated your fax - at last I can put the past behind me and live for the moment. No words can describe how grateful I am for everything that you have done to make this possible. Penny - you have been more than my lawyer throughout the ordeal; you were my friend. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I thought - as you have no idea what I look like! - that you would enjoy this tangible proof of a happy ending. Rob and I married on May 13th in Barbados - just the four of us, Rob and I, his brother and wife. A perfect ceremony in the garden.

My warmest wishes.

- Luisa

Penny, many congratulations on winning the Lexcel award from the Law Society. The award which is well deserved for the excellent service your firm provides. Best wishes. 

- Andrew

Penny and Mike. Can I take this moment to say thank you to you and your staff for the kind professional manner in dealing with my difficult situation. I will recommend you whole heartedly to anyone that would need your assistance.

- Juli
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