How can I get legal advice if I’ve been in an abusive relationship with no access to money?

In this episode Tamsin is joined by family lawyers, and podcast hosts, Liza Gatrell and Matthew Taylor from Stowe Family Law. They discuss how to ensure you get proper advice and support when you have left an abusive relationship, particularly where there is financial abuse.


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Matthew Taylor

Matthew is a Partner at Stowe Family Law, where he heads up a team of lawyers across the North West including Manchester and Liverpool.

He has extensive experience supporting people to resolve the issues brought about by divorce and  relationship breakdown, including financial settlements, with assets such as property and pensions, and arrangements for children.

Matthew is highly regarded for his compassionate and holistic approach and his belief in building a strong support network to help people manage their emotions during a divorce or relationship breakdown.

Liza Gatrell

Lisa is a Partner at Stowe Family Law and leads a team of lawyers across Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester.

Having practised family law exclusively since 2008, she supports clients with a wide range of issues stemming from a relationship breakdown, including divorce, dissolution, separation agreements, financial settlements, child arrangements and domestic abuse protection.    She also has a niche specialism in surrogacy, both domestic and international.

Liza is highly regarded for her commitment to her clients. She regularly partners with other divorce professionals, including divorce coaches and financial planners, to ensure clients get the holistic support they need.

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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

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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