Davina Katz

Partner and Head of Family

Davina advises on the full breadth of Family law issues from the breakdown of married and unmarried relationships, with a particular focus on financial remedy, to matters involving children, such as residence and contact disputes as well as applications to relocate internationally. Her clients range from public figures with a media profile to city professionals and entrepreneurs with a niche in representing individuals in the banking, private equity and hedge fund space. She frequently acts for large financial institutions and companies joined to divorce proceedings and she has a highly regarded practice in negotiating pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, both domestically and internationally. Davina is recognised by the two leading independent legal directories, Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, as a leader in her field. She features in the Spear's 500, the Spear's Family & Matrimonial index and the Citywealth Leaders List. She also featured in the 2016 Lawyer Hot 100.

Recent cases:

Thum V Thum [2018] EWCA CIV 624

Thum v Thum [2016] EWHC 2634 (Fam)

S v J and Others [2016] EWHC 559 (Fam)

Abuchian v Khojah [2014] EWHC 3411 (Fam)

Vince v Wyatt [2013] EWCA Civ 495

BP v KP and NI [2012] EWHC 2995 (Fam)

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Content by Davina


Divorce Trends?

Davina Katz speaks to Citywealth

8 November 2017

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High Net Worth And International Divorce

Davina Katz talks to the BBC World Service

10 January 2017

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The New Divorce Rules

Davina Katz talks to The London Magazine.

3 June 2014

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Now Even Companies are Getting Dragged into Divorce

Davina Katz writies for Spear's.

14 May 2014

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Court of Appeal: Catja Thum v Oliver Thum

Court of Appeal rules in favour of the English court

12 July 2018

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