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Rosie Schumm

Partner, Family

Rosie is a Partner in Forsters' Family team and is known for taking a creative and pragmatic approach to family law to achieve the best outcome for her clients. She specialises in advising high net worth clients on complex divorce and financial matters, including those relating to children.

Her work frequently has an international dimension, involving trusts, offshore assets and family businesses. She is also highly experienced in preparing and negotiating pre and post nuptial agreements for high net worth families.  

Rosie is a regular commentator on developments in family law and has appeared in The Telegraph, Times, and The Guardian and written articles for the Law Society Gazette and Spears. She has presented seminars to wealth managers, city bankers, accountants, fiduciary services and mediators and has prepared presentations for family law and private client conferences in Italy, the Channel Islands and London.

Rosie joined Forsters in March 2017, having previously been a Partner at Wedlake Bell. Prior to this, she worked at Camilla Baldwin and Penningtons Manches, where she qualified. Rosie graduated from Oxford University in 2000.

Rosie is recognised as a 'Leading Individual' in the Legal 500 2023 edition and is ranked in the Chambers UK and HNW guides for her work on a wide spectrum of family issues. She is recognised as a 'Top Recommended Lawyer' in the Spear's 500 2023 directory.

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Forward-Thinking Approaches to Divorce and Separation

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Nuptial Agreements

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“Rosie Schumm is the ultimate family lawyer. She is creative and a force to be reckoned with. She is fearless in representing her clients but remains pragmatic and sensible. She really cares and works hard to get the best result.” The Legal 500, 2024
"Rosie Schumm is a fantastic partner. She has an enviable strategic oversight. She ensures her clients feel comfortable and confident." The Legal 500 UK, 2023
"Forsters LLP ‘is one of the market leading names in this sector’ and boasts ‘an excellent track record’."
The Legal 500 UK, 2019