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Dickon Ceadel

Partner, Family

Dickon specialises in supporting clients to resolve financial disputes and children issues that arise on relationship breakdown and divorce. He has a particular specialism in preparing and negotiating pre and post nuptial and cohabitation agreements, often involving high value or complex assets and an international dimension. Dickon is known for taking a pragmatic and constructive approach towards resolving issues.

Dickon was named Young Lawyer of the Year at the Spear's Wealth Management Awards in 2016. He is currently ranked in Chambers UK and Chambers HNW Guides and The Legal 500, where he is recognised as a Next Generation Partner. Dickon is listed in the Spears Family Law Index 2023 as a Recommended Lawyer. He also appears Spear's 500 Index as a Recommended Lawyer and was named as a Rising Leader in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite directory. In 2022 he was listed in ePrivateClient’s Top 35 under 35.

Dickon read Politics and Modern History at the University of Manchester. He won the Oxford University Press prize for finishing top of the year when completing the Graduate Diploma in Law.

He joined Forsters in January 2017, having previously worked at Penningtons Manches Cooper and Wedlake Bell.

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“Dickon has top client care skills as well as brilliant legal knowledge. He is very smooth and has built a brilliant practice. Clients love him and he will go very, very far. He is calm whilst also being assertive and confident which instils a fantastic sense of security for the client.” The Legal 500 UK, 2024
“He's really personable and has a good relationship with clients.” Chambers HNW Guide, 2023
"One of the leading advisers in all areas of rural property in London. They have the ability to understand their clients' requirements and are not only expert in the legal field, but are also great negotiators. I'd certainly want them on my side. "
Chambers UK