Building a team of talented individuals from diverse backgrounds, Antony Clapp are well placed to secure the best outcome in your case. We can take an advisory role, help to mediate between you and other involved parties, or represent you in court.
Discover more about the individuals that make up our team below and feel free to contact them directly in confidence using the email link provided.
Admitted as a solicitor in 1986, Antony has nearly 30 years’ experience practising family law.
Leads our Family Law team. Primarily deals with managing complex financial cases for high net worth clients.
In 1991, Antony started his own niche practice specialising in family law and has worked exclusively in this field ever since. Through this he has developed a wealth of experience representing a cross section of people with a diverse range of problems.
Director & Senior Solicitor
Experience: Qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and commended with the Higher Rights of Audience in 2006. Melissa is a qualified Collaborative Lawyer, a Law Society Family Law Panel Member, a Resolution Accredited Specialist and became a Director of Antony Clapp Solicitors in 2015.
Resolution accredited specialising in cohabitation and financial issues. Melissa also has extensive experience in all areas of divorce and children matters.
Melissa joined Antony Clapp in 2012 following six years at a Maidstone-based practice. Melissa works hard to maintain a level of communication between clients and their partners, wherever possible, by taking a non-confrontational, yet firm, approach. This is particularly important when there are children involved and parents need to continue to work together. However, Melissa is also very experienced in dealing with cases of high level conflict between parties and has extensive advocacy experience to assist clients through the court process.
Director & Senior Solicitor
Experience: Admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 2000 before qualifying as a solicitor with one of the highest marks in his University. Member of the Law Society's Family Law Accreditation Scheme since 2002 and more latterly, the Advanced Scheme. Trained mediator and member of Resolution.
Keith is a Law Society recognised expert in both private children matters (previously known as contact, residence etc.) and financial matters following the breakdown of marriage or civil partnership.
Keith's formative legal training was with a well-known multi-office London practice where he undertook a general civil litigation caseload, before specialising in family law.
DIRECTOR & SENIOR SOLICITOR
Experience: Eve graduated from the University of Sussex in 2000 and attended the Inns of Court School of Law between 2000-2001, where she trained as a Barrister and was thereafter called to the Bar. After joining the firm in March 2005, she formally transferred from Barrister to Solicitor. Eve is now one of the firm’s Senior Solicitors. Personable and professional, Eve is an attentive listener and a fastidious practitioner.
Eve practices in all areas of private family law, including Divorce & Civil Partnerships, Financial Remedies, Cohabitation disputes, Domestic Abuse and Children Act matters.
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Antony Clapp Solicitors is a trading name of ACS Legal Limited, which is a private company limited by shares registered at Companies House under company number 08810376. We are authorised by and registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority and our SRA registration number is 612265. We are registered for VAT and our VAT registration number is 184 2853 85. For further information on our registrations and to find details of our professional indemnity insurers please click below. A list of directors is available upon request.