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Zoe Gaitskell

Partner and Head of Litigation

Zoe joined Beviss & Beckingsale in 2000 as a trainee solicitor and has practised exclusively in family law since qualifying as a solicitor in 2002.

She specialises in all aspects of family law including pre-nuptial agreements, divorce, financial settlement, separation agreements, cohabitation disputes, private children law matters and domestic violence.

Zoe has particular expertise in the resolution of financial issues arising from divorce or separation and is frequently instructed by farmers and business owners in the local area. She regularly deals with cases where there are substantial assets including pensions and where assets are located abroad.

She is also experienced in private law children cases relating to arrangements for the care of children and regularly receives instructions from grandparents seeking contact with their grandchildren.

Zoe is an Accredited Resolution Specialist in complex financial and property matters, an Accredited member of the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation Scheme, and is a Collaborative Lawyer.

Zoe’s hobbies include horse riding, walking, and kayaking with her family.

The Manor House, High Street
Honiton EX14 1DJ
EX14 1DJ
DX 48803 Honiton
Fax: 01404 548051
Phone: 01404 548050


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Zoe Gaitskell

Divorce rate continues its downward trend

Posted by Zoe Gaitskell on December 20th 2016 in All, FAMILY.

Divorce rate continues its downward trend

There were 111,169 divorces in England and Wales in 2014, a decrease of 3.1% compared with 2013 and a decline of 27% from a recent peak...

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Get Proper Legal Representation for Family Law Cases

Posted by Zoe Gaitskell on January 19th 2015 in All, FAMILY.

The growing volume of what are called “litigants in person” has been politically sensitive since much of Family Law was taken out of the scope of Legal Aid. Not so...

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Pre Nuptial Agreements

Posted by Zoe Gaitskell on April 2nd 2014 in All, FAMILY.

A pre-nuptial agreement is a contract entered into between two people prior to their marriage confirming how their assets will be divided should they separate or divorce in the future.

Historically,...

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