Ben Twitchen is a Partner and family law solicitor, based at Taylor Walton’s St Albans office. He is a member of the Law Society Family Law Panel of experts. He specialises in advising and assisting on issues arising from separation and the breakdown of relationships, as well as child law. Ben has achieved notable success in child abduction cases, preventing the removal of children from England.
Ben grew up in Australia and Essex, later studying at the University of Kent, and the College of Law in central London. He qualified as a solicitor in 2002. Ben joined Taylor Walton in 2010 and was made a partner at the beginning of 2012. He has a growing client base across the northern Home Counties and further afield.
Taylor Walton has solicitors dealing with a full range of legal areas and Ben works alongside colleagues in the conveyancing department and wills team to provide a holistic service. Ben has also developed a network of local contacts to assist clients with financial advice, planning, counselling, valuations and accountancy.
Ben is a team leader on the firm’s marketing research committee and is actively involved in community projects including Round Table and Chamber of Commerce. He writes articles for the local press and social media.
Collaborative Law is an American style of dealing with divorce or separation in a constructive, non-confrontational way. It is supported by Resolution, the professional body that guides family lawyers in best practice. Ben has been a longstanding member of Resolution and is enthusiastic about this alternative to traditional Court proceedings. He has been qualified in Collaborative Law since 2006 and has experience of many cases.
Taylor Walton solicitors receive lots of letters of thanks. Recent correspondence received by Ben includes:
I have very much appreciated your help and expertise during this whole process and I would certainly not hesitate to instruct Taylor Walton in the future.
I would like to take the opportunity to thank you, Will and the rest of you team for professional service and providing advice whenever it was needed. It has eased a difficult situation knowing that I had that support.
Your help was invaluable…thanks for all your help and advice.