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Marilyn Stowe is the Senior Partner at Stowe Family Law LLP. The Times has described her as one of the most formidable and sought after divorce lawyers in the UK”, and The Daily Telegraph calls her “a force of nature”. With more than 30 years’ experience handling divorce cases and family law proceedings, Marilyn’s particular speciality is in cases where substantial assets are involved.
Stowe Family Law LLP was founded by Marilyn in Leeds in 1982, and has grown to become the UK’s largest specialist family law firm. Stowe Family Law LLP now has nine offices in London, Yorkshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire and the North West.
Marilyn was one of the first of a selected group of solicitors, barristers and former judges to qualify as a Family Law Arbitrator in February 2012. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of the panel on the Forum of Family Arbitrators. In 1998 Marilyn was appointed by the Law Society as the first Chief Assessor and Chief Examiner of its Family Law Panel. Appointed as Chief Assessor and Chief Examiner of the Advanced Tier in 2001, she remains a member of the Technical Board. Marilyn is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and a member of the Law Commission’s advisory group on matrimonial property.
The Legal 500 and Chambers Leading Lawyers have highlighted Marilyn’s expertise. Comments include: “a high profile divorce practitioner renowned for the energy she expends on behalf of clients”, and “Marilyn Stowe has built the successful practice and wins excellent results for clients.” Marilyn writes a monthly column for Solicitors Journal, and is the resident law expert on ITV’s This Morning. She contributes to programmes including Woman’s Hour and BBC News. Her blog, the Marilyn Stowe Family Law & Divorce Blog, is ranked as one of the UK’s most popular law blogs.
Marilyn Stowe’s latest book, Divorce & Splitting Up: Advice From a Top Divorce Lawyer is now in its second edition and features a section on family law arbitration. The book has sold well over 8,000 copies and all of the profits have been donated to the Children’s Society.