Trudi is the Partner who heads Goodman Ray’s Divorce and Matrimonial Finance Team (consisting of 4 solicitors and 2 trainees). She has been a partner at Goodman Ray since May 2000 as head of the Matrimonial Team, and has significantly shaped the private client base the firm now attracts. She was invited to join the LLP with Peggy Ray and Gwen Williams and accepted in February 2014. She is a Resolution trained Family Mediator who can mediate on all issues (children and financial matters) and a collaboratively trained lawyer.
Trudi is included in City wealth’s Leaders list as a prominent figure in family and matrimonial in its Honours list.
Trudi specialises in the financial aspects of divorce and separation. She regularly acts for high net worth individuals and provides advice in financially complex cases involving complex private company structures, private equity funds, EBT’s, pensions. Many cases have an international element, involving overseas trusts and corporate vehicles which have potentially significant tax implications. She is recognised for her highly organised and meticulous approach to this complex work. She has a particular expertise in dealing with financial claims for unmarried parents and their children and regularly acts for mothers and fathers in Schedule 1 claims. She is viewed as an effective and formidable litigator and praised for providing excellent and well thought out advice
Trudi also advises clients on Private Children Matters – Child arrangement orders and increasingly leave to remove applications. This complements the finance work and provides clients with complete advice on their family situation in a holistic way. Trudi is an accredited member of the Law Society Family Law Panel and is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Advanced and Complex Financial disputes and Private Children Law work. Trudi is a trained Collaborative Lawyer and Mediator able to conduct MIAMS and a member of the Family Mediation Council. Admitted: 1995
What the directories say
"Trudi Featherstone’s financial practice at Goodman Ray is ‘one of the best in the field'"(Legal 500 2014)
"Trudi Featherstone leads on the finance side" (Legal 500 2013)
“Effective and formidable litigator” (Chambers & Partners, 2011)
“Client care manner” (Legal 500 2010).
She is included in the City Wealth Leaders List 2013 as a Leading Lawyer and prominent figure in Family & Matrimonial Law. She is listed as an expert in the Legal Expert Directory.
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