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Lynne Barton

Partner & Head of Family & Children Law

In a Nutshell:

I studied at Southampton University and Guildford Law College. I did my training in Chichester. On qualification I spent three years in Brighton before moving to Dorset. I worked for four years with another local firm and joined Aldridge Brownlee in 1989.

I have been a member of the Law Society Family Law Accreditation Scheme for a number of years and I am also a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Pensions and Advanced Financial Provision.

I am a Mediator and a Collaborative solicitor.

What I Know About:

  • Financial Matters including high value assets and businesses
  • Pensions on Divorce
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Cohabitation issues including Cohabitation Agreements
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Process
  • Pre Marital Agreements

Get to Know Me:

As Head of the Family Team I assist parties in resolving the financial aspects of their Divorce with a particular interest in pensions either by negotiations, in mediation, through the collaborative process or court proceedings.

As a Resolution member I am committed to helping clients chose the right process for them and in resolving any issues in a constructive, respectful and non confrontational way.

Interesting Fact:

I have sailed dinghies for a number of years in Poole harbour but never sailed around the world.

Contact Details:

Telephone: 01202 446516 lynne.barton@absolicitors.com

Bournemouth Office
Kingsway House
13 Christchurch Road
DX 7641 Bournemouth
Phone:01202 294411
Fax:01202 295944


Mr T says "Lynne Barton did a fabulous job.  She was knowledgeable, well organised and also empathetic.  I would strongly recommend her to anyone in a similar situation to myself...."

Mrs H says "Thank you so much for all your hard work on my case. You're worth every penny! It's been an honour to work alongside such a professional and efficient woman."

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