Sarah Hutchinson’s practice is split between financial matters on divorce and children work.
‘Child arrangements require a different approach,’ she explains.
‘This is because the situations are ongoing, and parenting plans can accommodate some, but not all, situations.’ A sizeable chunk of her work at Farrer & Co is international.
A current case involves England and Russia (which Hutchinson tells Spear’s is a ‘fairly straightforward’ scenario), while another example spans England, Russia, Malta, Spain and Switzerland (‘that one is quite complicated,’ she adds).
A partner at Farrer since 2016, Hutchinson reveals she finds ‘huge satisfaction in taking someone from a really difficult place to setting them up for the future’.