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Louise Boustead


Primary Services

Family Law & Divorce


Louise specialises in family law, in particular complex divorce and relationship breakdown cases for high-net worth individuals, matters relating to the Children Act, domestic violence and cohabitation matters.

Louise said:  “I have over 20 years’ experience of working in this field.  As things have become more complicated, often now involving financial and business matters, I’m able to draw on that experience to make a real difference.”

Qualifications and Experience

  • English degree
  • Qualified as a Solicitor in 1993
  • Law Society Family Law Panel since 2004
  • Collaborative Lawyer since 2008
  • Resolution Family Law accredited in Private Children Law and Domestic Abuse since 2014
  • Has specialised in Family Law cases since 1995

Supervised by Alison Bradley

Satisfied Clients

'The support I received from Louise was invaluable. Her performance in court was excellent and I felt she represented me and my case to the highest standard.'

'I was very impressed by the professional and friendly way that Louise Boustead helped me through a very stressful time. I am very grateful for everything she did and her support. All the staff at Wards were very helpful.'

'Thank you Louise for being *friendly *caring *professional *intelligent *confidence inspiring - and that is all really appreciated.'

'Louise was very understanding and sympathetic towards my case. It was a pleasure to be one of your clients and as a result I have already recommended your services.'

'Louise handled my case with professionalism and care. She was always friendly and helpful and made me feel at ease. She was brilliant.'

'Thank you to Louise for all her help in resolving my matter and making the process as easy as possible. Her advice and expertise in this was much appreciated.'

'Louise proved to be a powerful advocate throughout a very difficult and stressful time, ensuring the best possible outcome on my behalf.'

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    February 2021: Covid-19 arrangements

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