Richard Middlehurst

01483 540 530



High Net Worth Matters

Financial Settlements

Nuptial Settlements


Richard is a widely known local solicitor with over thirty years of experience in Family Law. He is a Law Society accredited specialist in Family Law and a partner at rhw.

He specializes in all aspects of Family Law including Civil Partnerships and cases involving unmarried couples. This covers disputes over money and/or disputes involving children

His chief area of practice is the  financial structuring of settlements on divorce and, providing advice and support to business owners, and partnerships. He advises in relation to Nuptial settlements , whether they are Pre Nuptial, post Nuptial or Cohabitee agreements.

Reported cases:

C v C (prohibition on further applications) 2002 1FLR 1136

Case setting out guidance as to prohibiting further applications in a

disputed contact case

Tracey v Tracey 2006  EWCA Civ 734

Case involving the capitalization of school fees



Law Society


Law Society accredited specialist


What People say :

“ Richard is pragmatic and attentive to his client’s needs “ ( Business owner )

“ He gives sound advice and fights his cases hard, but always with a mind to his client’s best interests. A real tactician.” ( Barrister 1 Hare Court )

“As soon as I met Richard, I instantly felt at ease. He was empathetic of my situation and able to offer realistic advice and guidance throughout a difficult period of my life. He made what I thought the unachievable, achievable! I felt fully supported throughout the whole process. I have already recommended Richard to a friend and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend again.”


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