Paul Newton

Partner, Family

Paul Newton is a partner in the firm's family department. He qualified as a solicitor in September 2003, joined Clintons in 2004 and was made a partner in 2011. He has specialised in family law since qualification and is very experienced in all aspects of family law, with a particular emphasis on the resolution of complex financial disputes arising from divorce and a well-established practice in pre and post-nuptial agreements.  Paul is consistently ranked in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.

In 2017, Paul was elected as a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, making him one of the youngest Fellows in the United Kingdom. 

Paul is listed as one of the country’s 50 “Top Recommended Family Lawyers” in the 2017 Spears Wealth Management Indices:


Chambers and Partners 2017: “Paul Newton is recognised for his handling of high-value matrimonial disputes: "He can take big, weighty litigation and be unfazed by it." He also handles complex prenuptial and postnuptial issues for a diverse clientele

Chambers and Partners 2016: “Paul Newton is described as: ‘an excellent solicitor with a very good way of communicating with his clients’ who is ‘very sensible and pragmatic.’” 
Paul is ranked as a “Leading individual” in Legal 500 2016: “Paul Newton garners praise for his ‘meticulous attention to detail and brilliance at handling complex and high-value matters’.
Legal 500 2015: “Paul Newton ‘rolls up his metaphorical sleeves to get the job done.’”

Paul is listed as a “Prominent Figure” in the Citywealth Leaders List:

Citywealth Leaders List 2016: “He is always calm and sensible under pressure, pragmatic and constructive in negotiations and straight in all his dealings.  A real pleasure to work with.”


Paul holds specialist accreditation status from Resolution in the areas of complex financial and property matters and emergency procedures in financial matters. Paul is also a trained mediator and practising collaborative lawyer.

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