Family Law - Partner
Ben Twitchen is a partner and head of the family law department. He is based at Taylor Walton’s Harpenden office. He specialises in advising and assisting on issues arising on divorce, cohabitee separation and child contact law.
Ben studied at the College of Law in central London, qualified as a solicitor in 2002, and joined Taylor Walton in 2010. He has client base across London, the northern Home Counties and further afield.
Taylor Walton has solicitors dealing with a full range of legal areas and Ben works alongside colleagues in the conveyancing department, commercial departments and wills team to provide a holistic service. Ben has a network of contacts to assist clients with financial advice, planning, counselling, valuations and accountancy.
Ben is involved in community projects including Round Table and Chamber of Commerce. He writes articles for the local press and social media.
Collaborative Law is an American style of dealing with divorce or separation in a constructive, non-confrontational way. It is supported by Resolution, the professional body that guides family lawyers in best practice. Ben has been a longstanding member of Resolution and is enthusiastic about this alternative to traditional Court proceedings. He has been qualified in Collaborative Law since 2006 and has experience of many cases.
What our clients say
The services [you] have provided me with over the last year have been fantastic. I am very grateful [a friend] put me in touch with you. So, just wanted to thank you once again.
I would like to thank you for all you have done on my case over the past two years. I have been grateful for your expertise and professionalism, for your attention to detail and a calm head throughout. I would not wish my situation on anyone but will recommend you with confidence to any friends in need of top notch legal advice.
Thank you, especially for the support you showed me during and at the end of my divorce. Knowing I had an outstanding solicitor that guided me through the legal process who gave sound advice, produced outstanding work and conducted himself in a professional manner was a relief. This gave me reassurance that I had you in my corner 100%, ready to come out fighting when I needed help during that difficult time I went through. Once again thank you and your team for the excellent work they carried out for me.
“Both Ben and Natalie were very responsive, supportive, informative and accurate in the advice that they gave. Together, we were able to work through an approach to a negotiation which secured a fair outcome for both my ex-wife and myself. I have to say that this was in contrast to the approach taken by my ex-wife’s solicitors“