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, Ardent , 80 Clifton, York, YO30 6BA

Gary O'BrienGary O'Brien

Tel: 01904 655330

Elaine Gwinnett, Suite 104, Innovation Centre, Innovation Way, Heslington, York, YO10 5DG

Elaine GwinnettElaine Gwinnett

Tel: 01904 234041

Emma Heptonstall, Divorce Coach,

Emma HeptonstallEmma Heptonstall

Tel: 07957 138416

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

Nevil PearceNevil Pearce

Tel: 01904 557570