years experience as a Family Lawyer, enables Ursula Bagnall
to guide clients suffering the trauma of marital or relationship
breakdown with a sensitive yet constructive approach. During
her career, Ursula has been instructed in every type of Family
case, from heartrending problems over abandoned, abused or difficult
children to the bitterest disputes over substantial wealth,
inherited assets and family companies.
is a firm believer that a negotiated settlement achieved by
constructive and conciliatory negotiation is always in the interests
of all parties involved in the breakdown of a family, especially
the children whose interests are paramount. Unfortunately, all
too often cases can still not be resolved in this way and recourse
to the Courts becomes inevitable. Here too, Ursula comes into
her own; with her sound knowledge of procedure and her wealth
of experience as an advocate, she can become a formidable adversary.
Bagnall qualified as a Barrister in 1976 at the early age of
21. She left the Bar soon afterwards to pursue a commercial
career overseas. In Hong Kong she headed the Customer Relations
Department of Cathay Pacific Airways and in Australia she worked
with the International Finance Department of Baker Mckenzie,
International Lawyers. She returned to the UK and from 1987
practiced for 5 years as a Barrister. After her admission as
a Solicitor in 1992, she practiced Matrimonial Law on the Isle
of Wight for 5 years. She then established her own practice
in Totnes, Devon which she ran for 7 years before returning
to the South Coast in 2003 to practice as an Independent Family
now works with a team of Family lawyers in Newport Isle of Wight.
She travels to the mainland regularly for Court hearings and
client meetings. She has a secondary office in Lymington, where
she regularly meets her clients and a meeting facility in London.
She regularly instructs Family Law Barristers from London, Southampton
She is also able to provide advice on pre-nuptial and co-habitation
agreements and on all aspects of Family Law.