An increasing number of individuals are seeking input from advisers with regards to the merits of pre-nuptial agreements and the re-arrangement of personal and marital assets. In addition, valuations of shares and businesses and tax calculations are often needed in divorce cases to assist the parties and the court.

Hazlewoods can act as experts instructed by one party, single joint experts, or shadow experts, providing advice on settlements as well as all financial aspects of marriage and divorce. We can also advise on any relevant business arrangements, including taxation and issues arising from assets held overseas.

How can we help you?

There are a number of ways in which we can assist in matrimonial disputes, including:

  • Company, business and partnership valuations
  • Assistance with pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • Form E disclosures and assistance with questionnaire
  • Liquidity reviews
  • Tax matters relating to the matrimonial home and other property assets
  • Business reorganisations

Matrimonial disputes case study


The value of each parties share of two property investment companies was required involving tax calculations on a total of ten properties.

The parties also held two further properties directly and the expert report was needed to try to determine which properties should be sold to achieve financial settlement.

Testimonial: I will definitely be using Ruth and her team again, and cannot recommend them highly enough in cases where excellence, solid valuation evidence, with good service is required.

Meet the team

The team were extremely efficient and responsive, with all deadlines being met comfortably.”