National Head of Family
Chambers Directory 2011: David Pickering is "a forceful character who always keeps his eye on the end game.” He has a well-established reputation for complex, high net worth ancillary relief.
Legal 500 2010: ‘Second to none’, DWF LLP’s team rises in the ranking this year. It is led by the highly recommended David Pickering, who is ‘firm but fair, capable of giving a strong lead when required’.
David joined DWF in 2007 to head up the Private Client Group nationwide dealing with Private Client and Family. The Group now has private client and family teams servicing clients in the Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Preston and London regions.
David's practice is family law and he and his teams in each office cover the whole range of family work including divorce, financial settlements, children cases, cohabitation disputes, prenuptial agreements and the breakdown of same sex relationships.
David is a specialist in financial settlements in divorce and relationship breakdowns dealing with corporate trust and other on and off shore assets bringing a commercial approach to achieving a settlement. David is also the Manchester Office Executive Partner.
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