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Belinda Hornsby Cox

Belinda began her career as an articled clerk at Belmont & Lowe and became a Partner with the firm in 1992. Belinda now heads up both the private client and family departments at the firm and is a member of both step and resolution.

Belinda deals with both private client and family matters. The combination of skills in both areas means that she not only has a wealth of knowledge but is able to call on her experience in these two fields to provide practical advice tailored to meet the individual needs of her clients.

Belinda acts for clients from a wide range of backgrounds many of whose families have been clients of the firm for a number of generations. Belinda is a member of both step and resolution and is trained as a collaborative lawyers. she is committed to the practice of collaborative law as it aims to resolve family disputes without going to court which can only benefit the ongoing relationship between the parties concerned particularly when there are young children involved. she chairs the london collaborative umbrella group which is made up from representatives of all the Collaborative law groups in London and amongst other things was responsible for the website. Belinda is also a member of the collaborative partners practice group and the city of london group.

Belinda’s most recent cases have included:-

  • Advising on child contact and shared residence orders
  • Application to set aside a decree absolute
  • Application to vary a consent order
  • Various complex ancillary relief cases
  • Administration of estates including those with an international element
  • Advice on claims against estates under the inheritance (provision for families and dependants) act 1975 and other beneficiary disputes
  • Advising on applications to the office of the public guardian
  • Drafting of wills
  • Drafting of trusts and administration of the same

www.step.org

www.resolution.org.uk

www.cityoflondoncollaborativelawyers.com

www.londoncollaborativelaw.com

When not in the office and before having children Belinda had a wide range of interests that included outdoor photography, going on safari to Southern Africa and hosting dinner parties. These days however she is busy chauffeuring her twins around and watching them play a variety of sports, whilst she learns the rules on the touchline.

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"Belinda would be my choice for a marimonial lawyer"
"Belinda, your absolute belief in my cause and your unfailing support, at a time of great emotional trauma and distress for myself, was incredible, and I cannot express just how grateful I am to you. You were patient with my ramblings (and there were many of those!) but you always listened and took me seriously. You always knew exactly how I would want to respond (most times, even before I did! ) and you encouraraged me, and kept me believing when my confidence took more knocks and I started to doubt myself. I will always be grateful to .... and ..... too as, because of them, our paths crossed, and I cannot imagine having shared this journey with anyone else. Of course, I hope that I will not require any legal assistance of this kind in the future, but I will have no hesitation in calling you, if fate deals me a similar hand again .. or, indeed, of recommending you to others."