An exceptionally compassionate and competent solicitor

My daughter was living in Texas, U.S.A when her husband presented her with a divorce petition one Saturday. She was distraught. As a retired family solicitor, I knew that we would need specialist lawyers and over the weekend I researched international Family Law firms We contacted Expatriate Law early on Monday morning and were extremely fortunate immediately to be put in touch with Sonny Patel. By the end of the day my son-in-law had been served with an expedited English petition issued in London. I was impressed! From day one, I knew we were in safe hands although I was a little concerned when we learned that Sonny was actually based in Singapore and just happened to be in London that day. However, the time differences, between my daughter in the USA, me in England and Sonny in Singapore, proved to be no obstacle to Sonny’s highly efficient, sensitive, intelligent and practical conduct of the case. There were cross petitions in two different countries and four sets of lawyers. The financial situation was complicated by a reluctance on the part of the husband to disclose the value of matrimonial assets that included several properties in England and the USA, a business, Crypto currency and a Trust. Furthermore, a child issue appeared at times to be insoluble. Throughout the case Sonny was calm and reassuring. He regularly enumerated and updated progress by email, explaining clearly what the next steps would be. He was easily contactable despite the time differences involved. I practised Family Law for 25 years and can honestly say that Sonny is the most efficient and cost-effective lawyer I have encountered. He particularly impressed me in the way he was usually one step ahead, anticipating the likely response from the other party’s solicitor. My daughter’s case was concluded within six months. Sonny bore proportionality in mind throughout. He assimilated the particulars of the case as well as the law of the opposing jurisdiction with ease. He was always courteous and understanding and gave due consideration to all suggestions. It was a pleasure to work with Sonny and I am so grateful that my daughter had the best advice possible during a very traumatic period in her life. I have recommended Sonny to several people who have had family related problems and they have all been extremely satisfied with his approach and advice as well as remarking what a delightful person he is.

Initial Impression – 5
Legal Knowledge – 5
Approachability – 5
Value for money – 5
Communication – 5
Documentation Accuracy – 4

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