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Tracey O'Dwyer

Tracey O'Dwyer
Senior Consultant Family Solicitor

Tracey is an experienced solicitor, qualified in 2001.  She is a Law Society Accredited specialist in Family Law. Tracey joined Setfords in 2019 from a top 50 law firm, and she was consistently listed in the Legal 500 where she was praised for utilising “a great combination of professionalism, knowledge and support.”

The main focus of Tracey’s practice is financial remedies work, dealing with the financial issues that arise from divorce. She is experienced in all aspects of matrimonial finances, including those involving complex issues, non-disclosure and lengthy periods of separation. She thinks laterally and creatively when finding solutions for settlement, regularly utilising forms of alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation and arbitration, to assist her clients in reaching a settlement without going to court.  However, she recognises the circumstances when a case needs to be referred to the court. Tracey will take a robust approach where necessary and appropriate.

Tracey is regularly praised for her technical knowledge and realistic advice. She is very supportive of her clients, whilst giving direct and honest advice. Tracey recognises the importance of a client having absolute confidence in the solicitor who is helping them through the issues they face.  Tracey is responsive to contact from clients, and always endeavours to deal with matters promptly and efficiently.

Tracey has acted in a number of child arrangement applications, and whilst this is no longer the focus of her practice, she is able to offer knowledgeable advice regarding child arrangements. Tracey was involved, for the father, in the reported case of KR v SR [2018] EWHC 1571 (Fam) concerning temporary relocation.

Tracey will meet clients remotely, by telephone appointment or in person.

Outside of work Tracey is a keen off road cyclist, and also enjoys long walks. Tracey is qualified as a swimming teacher. She enjoys spending time with her family and entertaining.

What clients say:

"Tracey O'Dwyer was highly recommended to me in 2010. I have repeatedly contacted Tracey for her help during the past 7 years and would, without hesitation recommend Tracey to other friends."

"Tracey was very professional and supportive during that difficult and stressful time. I would not hesitate to recommend her to others."

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