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Eleanor Piddock is an Associate Solicitor within our Family Law Team and provides expert legal advice and support to clients navigating complex family matters.  


Background and Expertise 

Having completed her studies, Eleanor secured a trainee contract with Darbys, now Knights, and successfully qualified in October 2016. Prior to joining Aaron & Partners, Eleanor gained valuable experience on a wide variety of Family Law matters at Darbys in Oxford and later at Lanyon Bowdler in Telford. She officially became a part of the Aaron & Partners team in August 2023.  


Specialisms and Achievements  

Eleanor is a dedicated Collaborative Practitioner and handles a wide range of Family Law matters, including Children and Financial issues. She has a track record of handling Financial Remedy proceedings, including complex farming divorces and high net worth cases, as well as settling financial remedy matters outside of court. She deals with separation agreements for unmarried couples, cohabitation agreements and pre-nuptial agreements. Eleanor also handles Children Act proceedings as well as working hard to help parents resolve children disputes outside of court where possible. 

Eleanor represents a variety of private clients, including high net worth individuals, and is fully committed to understanding her clients' unique needs and tailoring her advice and solutions accordingly. She takes pride in being a friendly and approachable solicitor who brings a caring and empathetic touch to every case and matter. 


Recent Work Examples 

  • Running a £3m+ financial remedy proceedings case involving a family farm  
  • Achieving an internal relocation outcome for the mother in a finely-balanced “shared care” Children Act case 
  • Working on a £10m+ financial remedy proceedings case 
  • Successfully obtaining costs orders within financial remedy proceedings in response to the opposition’s delays 
  • Securing a 76% split of matrimonial assets and the ringfencing of non-matrimonial property for a client whose spouse had deliberately stopped earning to avoid paying child maintenance