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Silvia Devecchi, Divorce & Family Lawyer

Silvia handles all aspects of family law including financial relief and divorce proceedings as well as advising on children matters.

Silvia's financial experience is broad comprising a significant number of high value cases that include complex issues such as non-matrimonial property, the valuation of business assets and tax issues. Her experience includes managing cases with international elements, matters involving complex trust and company structures, issues of serious non-disclosure and cases involving nuptial agreements.

In children matters, Silvia's experience includes the drafting of parenting agreements, protracted and complex contact disputes, serious allegations against parents, relocation cases and matters involving children travelling domestically and abroad for contact. Many of these cases involved fact finding hearings and arguments as their proportionality.

Silvia aims to provide clear, pragmatic advice, focusing on the client’s particular priorities and long-term objectives. She was the winner of 2017 ‘Young Lawyer of the Year’ awarded by the Cambridge & District Law Society. Silvia graduated from St Andrews University with a degree in History and International Relations.

Silvia trained in a Legal 500 City law firm and qualified as a solicitor in 2015.

"Silvia, I have been very happy with the service that you have provided to me in terms of advising and helping me to navigate through the unpleasant process of divorce. I have found your service to be helpful, friendly, straightforward, honest and non-provocative to my ex; I believe this has helped us to reach agreement and settlement as amicably as possible. I believe that you have charged fairly and openly for your time.

"I would very gladly recommend your services to anybody finding themselves in need."
Dr A

"Thank you so much for your help, Silvia. You were very efficient and easy to talk with. The service provided was excellent and very professional and understanding. Most important was your patience." Lin

"I am so pleased to have finally reached a marital financial resolution which is entirely due to the patience and efficiency of Silvia. She is so easy to work with and from our first meeting she listened to all my concerns, came up with a plan and gave me support and advice when I felt I was treading water. Her positive attitude is exactly what I needed and huge thanks to her for acting so quickly with all lines of communication along the way. Now we are at the end, I cannot thank her and Barr Ellison enough, and would recommend them to anyone!" Mrs C