How can a financial neutral help to unlock our financial settlement?

In this episode, Tamsin speaks to Tom Farrell about using a financial neutral in divorce. They discuss how the process works, the potential cost saving and how using a financial neutral can unlock sticking points in the process of coming to an agreement.


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Tom Farrell

Tom is an experienced Family Mediator and Independent Financial Planner. He runs a specialist practice, exclusively working with people who are going through separation or divorce.

Tom is one of a small number of specialist financial planners to hold the Resolution Financial Adviser accreditation. Indeed, he has sat for many years as a member of the Resolution Accreditation Committee and helps to invigilate the scheme. Tom regularly acts in a neutral capacity, to bring financial expertise to negotiations in Collaborative, Mediation and other processes. He helps to gather all the relevant financial information and to understand it; to generate options for settlement and to road test them.

Tamsin Caine

Tamsin is a Chartered Financial Planner with over 20 years experience. She works with couples and individuals who are at the end of a relationship and want agree how to divide their assets FAIRLY without a fight.

You can contact Tamsin at or arrange a free initial meeting using She is also part of the team running Facebook group Separation, Divorce and Dissolution UK

Tamsin Caine MSc., FPFS
Chartered Financial Planner
Smart Divorce Ltd
Smart Divorce

P.S. I am the co-author of “My Divorce Handbook – It’s What You Do Next That Counts”, written by divorce specialists and lawyers writing about their area of expertise to help walk you through the divorce process. You can buy it by scanning the QR code…

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