Other Professionals


Those participating in the collaborative law process may benefit not only from legal input but also from the expertise and assistance of professionals from other disciplines. Independent consultants may be jointly instructed to provide specialist advice. Such specialists may include the following:

Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs)
IFAs work with separating couples to develop options for settlement and to explore the effect of these options having regard to the investments which the parties hold. Two Collaboratively trained IFAs are instructed during the process. The "neutral" suggests potential options for dealing with investments and pensions. The "implementer" puts into effect the choices agreed.

Gary O'Brien, Resolution Accredited IFA, Ardent Financial Planning, Home Farm, Mill Lane, Stillington, York, YO61 1NG

Gary O'BrienGary O'Brien

Tel: 01347 811547
www.ardentifa.com
gary@ardentifa.co.uk

Elaine Gwinnett, Forty One Consulting Ltd, 8 Forest Farm Business Park, Fulford, YORK, YO19 4RH

Elaine GwinnettElaine Gwinnett

Tel: 01904 234041
www.fortyoneconsulting.co.uk
elaine@fortyoneconsulting.co.uk

Nevil Pearce, UHY Calvert Smith, 31 St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NQ

Nevil PearceNevil Pearce

Tel: 01904 557570
http://www.uhy-uk.com/york/
n.pearce@uhy-calvertsmith.com

Emma Heptonstall,

Emma HeptonstallEmma Heptonstall

Tel: 07957 138416
www.emmaheptonstall.com
emma@emmaheptonstall.com