Irpreet Kohli acts in complex matrimonial disputes and children law cases. Sources say: "She's just fantastic with the figures and analysing the different financial possibilities of different settlements. She's excellent on the numbers and looks at the bigger picture.
(Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession)
Irpreet is a specialist family lawyer who has been advising individuals for 15 years on a wide range of family issues. Due to her empathetic and pragmatic approach, she is able to advise a breadth of clients from those with modest asset divorces through to high profile individuals looking to protect their wealth through nuptial agreements and those separating with complex asset structures.
Irpreet joined the highly regarded family law team at Freeths in 2019 having been a Partner at the internationally focussed Child & Child and, prior to that, at the regional law firm, Blake Morgan.
Irpreet has assisted clients requiring assistance with niche aspects of family law including dealing with the validity of overseas marriages and divorces, such as a Nikah or a Talaq and the impact of these on UK divorce and financial proceedings. She has successfully seen off claims by spouses who have already had their claims dealt with overseas and are seeking ‘top-up’ financial claims in England.
Irpreet advises families and wealthy individuals seeking to protect family wealth, inheritance and pre-marital assets through pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and has previously acted for clients wishing to protect international assets, including trusts interests, and inherited gifts of between £5-£10m from potential future divorces.
Irpreet particularly prides herself on working closely with her network of contacts to ensure her clients receive a holistic service and are introduced to relevant other advisers, such as private wealth lawyers, financial advisers and investment managers where appropriate to ensure they move forward into their post-separation futures fully supported.
- Advising on a divorcing couple involving family wealth including a property portfolio comprising of 20 residential and commercial units. The proceedings involved an extended family intervention where family members claimed a beneficial interest in the rental units. Total matrimonial assets were in the region of £15m and were resolved following complicated and acrimonious multi party proceedings involving the UK as well as overseas accounts and property assets.
- Irpreet has advised on a number of other intervention matters, including cases where she has defending against the intervention of family members into divorce proceedings in which she represents either H or W and also where she represents the interveners (parents of either spouse) in the divorce proceedings
- Advising on Part III MFPA 1984 proceedings (financial provision after an overseas divorce) where parties are already divorced abroad and are seeking to make further claims against UK assets.
- Advising clients on whether it is appropriate to enter into a Pre or Post nuptial Agreement to protect their wealth.
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Irpreet is the perfect solicitor to have on your team. She adopts a common sense approach to all matters and approaches negotiations pragmatically, sensitively and efficiently. She has the ideal balance between being approachable and honest in her advice but similarly takes no nonsense if the situation requires it. She will tell it like it is and then come up with a strategy to best meet your objectives.(Client comment - 2019)
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