Rosie Schumm


The Law Society

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.

An introduction to Nuptial Agreements

Awards and recognitions

  • Legal Week Private Client Global Elite 2018
  • eprivateclient Top Family Law Firm 2018
  • Legal Week PC Global Elite 2017


T: +44 207 863 8582
M: +44 739 3500 628

"She's a hard negotiator and very tough, but she is also a very warm and friendly person – that's a very good balance to have." Chambers HNW, 2018
"She is a force of nature, a hard-working and charismatic person." Chambers HNW, 2018
"Clients get a bespoke service that is all-encompassing. They can deal with the children matters as well as the finances. They don't seem to get flustered by things. They're a good team and clients are going to feel assured straight away that they're a team of professionals who know their stuff." 
Chambers UK 2018