A specialist in national and international family cases involving divorce, Lisa advises clients on complex financial matters and all aspects of cases involving children, including child abduction.
Lisa is a trained family mediator and collaborative family lawyer making her one of the Resolution lawyers who have committed to adopting a non-confrontational approach to divorce by encouraging couples to seek shared-solutions and to reach agreement.
Lisa is qualified as a mediator to practice Direct Consultation with Children.
Lisa has also trained in psychodynamic couple counselling at the Tavistock Centre.
Lisa is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and also enjoys spending time with her three children, photography, cooking and her support of Great Ormond Street Hospital.
– Ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the CityWealth Leading Lawyers 2013
Lisa Bolgar Smith – ‘very sensible and smart, with a high level of empathy.’
Chambers & Partners UK 2018
Lisa Bolgar Smith is ‘Approachable and level headed’. Sources say she ‘is skilful, patient and has a great grasp of human nature.’
Chambers & Partners UK 2017
‘Lisa Bolgar Smith is enormously experienced, an excellent tactician and great with clients.’ Chambers & Partners UK 2016
‘A seasoned negotiator -she is tough and never loses the ultimate goal of the best outcome.’ Chambers & Partners UK 2013
‘Lisa is a grande dame of family law.’ Legal 500 2013
Memberships and professional bodies
- International Bar Association>
- International Academy of Collaborative Professionals>
- Relate Quality Partnership