Dorothy Seddon


Called 1974

Member of Family Law Bar Association



  • Adoption
  • Children – Private Law
  • Children – Public Law
  • Co-habitation Disputes
  • Divorce and Dissolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • Inheritance Act Claims
  • Property and Finance

Dorothy acts in all areas of public and private law, in applications in the High Court and Family Courts. She is experienced in child abduction, wardship, Hague Convention, residence and contact, care proceedings and adoption.

Dorothy also specialises in all aspects of financial remedy. She advises and represents parties in resolving the financial consequences of divorce and breakdown of cohabitation. Her extensive experience includes “big money” cases, constructive and resulting trusts, farming and other businesses. She acts in matters concerning the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, family provision on death, injunctions and undertakings, Family Law Act 1996 and Protection from Harassment Act 1997.