The First 100 Years celebrates the journey of woman in law and this film focuses on Baroness Shackleton’ special contribution acknowledging that she “is renowned as one of London’s preeminent divorce lawyers and is well known for representing members of the Royal Family and celebrities such as Sir Paul McCartney.” Writing that “Fiona graduated from university with a law degree before going on to train as a chef. Eventually returning to the law, she qualified as a solicitor and built an impressive practice, with her cases often making headline news.”
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“Celebrating the past to shape the future of women in law” First 100 Years
Fiona is a partner and top divorce lawyer in the leading Family department at Payne Hicks Beach. She is revered as “Britain’s most sought-after divorce lawyer”, the “doyenne” of family law and “probably the greatest family lawyer of all time”. She is renowned as a “master strategist” who “has great skill in putting clients at ease, and is very good at seeing the big picture”. Fiona is an immensely experienced family lawyer advising high profile private individuals in relation to complex and confidential divorce proceedings, many of them with an international element. Fiona has earned a variety of accolades and is regularly named as the leading family lawyer in the UK.