Stephens Scown Solicitors

Stephens Scown Solicitors

Curzon House
Southernhay West

Contact Name: Liz Allen
Telephone: 01392 210700
Fax: 01392 274010


Legal aid: Yes
Mediation: Yes
Collaborative law: Yes
Disabled access: Yes
Geographical Regions Covered: South West
Special Initial Interview Offer: Free initial consultation

Head of Family team: Liz Allen
Family team members: Liz Allen, Michael Lowry, Jo Stone, Andrew Barton, Thea Bennun, Sarah Atkinson, Sarah Bell, Fiona Cavell, Sarah Fitzgerald, Kris Seed, Hayley Symes, Marissa Prince, Sarah Walls
Resolution Members: : Liz Allen, Michael Lowry, Andrew Barton, Sarah Atkinson, Sarah Bell, Fiona Cavell, Hayley Symes

Specialist Panel Memberships: Law Society Family Law Panel,
Law Society’s Child Care Panel, Resolution

Other Departments:Employment, Immigration, Personal Injury, Property, Trusts and Tax Planning, Wills and Estate Administration

About us

Stephens Scown’s family team is one of the best in the country and has recently been named Private Client & Family Law Team of the Year 2013 by the British Legal Awards, in recognition of its outstanding work for clients. The team is also ranked in the top tier by independent guides to the legal profession Legal 500 and Chambers.

Liz Allen is regularly identified as a leader in her area of law throughout the region by independent guides to the legal profession and has recently been named in the Honours category of the 2013 Citywealth Leaders List - an international guide to the most highly regarded figures in private wealth management. The guide quotes "I would certainly put her at the top of all the divorce lawyers I work with".

The team is based across the firm’s three offices in Exeter, St Austell and Truro, advising clients on the full range of family law issues, from divorce to issues involving children.

Stephens Scown’s family team has gained a reputation for its work in high net-worth divorce and separation cases and related financial, business and pension matters. The firm also handles international matters, as well as pre-nuptial agreements and pension sharing orders, many involving millions of pounds. The team also deals with issues involving children, including care proceedings, contractual arrangements, domestic abuse, adoption and abduction.

The team is able to provide specialist legal advice on all aspects of separation and divorce including:

  • Pre and post nuptual agreements
  • Children issues
  • Domestic violence
  • International divorce
  • Financial matters
  • Wills
  • Civil partnerships
  • Cohabitation


Client quotes obtained by independent legal guide Chambers 2014:

Technical ability: "Robust and thorough in their advice and analysis of their cases."

Client service: "They are efficient, thorough and very approachable."


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