Lisa Bolgar Smith

Consultant solicitor

Lisa joined Streathers as a Consultant in 2019, having previously been Senior and Managing Partner of Ambrose Appelbe in Lincoln’s Inn. Following this she became a Partner of BDB Pitmans based in Westminster from 2014 before becoming a Consultant.

Lisa has extensive experience as a family solicitor and is a specialist in both national and international family cases involving divorce, children and child abduction. She also specialises in pre and post nuptial agreements; advising clients on complex financial matters.

Lisa is a trained family mediator and collaborative Resolution solicitor who is committed to adopting the non-confrontational approach to divorce by encouraging couples to seek shared solutions. In addition to this, Lisa has trained in psychodynamic couple counselling at the Tavistock and as a counsellor for Childline.


“A highly experienced and sensitive family lawyer who is an excellent negotiator and exceptionally intelligent. She deservedly has a high reputation in the field of divorce law.” – Chambers and Partners UK, 2020

“Lisa is excellent with both clients and opposing lawyers. She is an excellent negotiator, calm yet forceful and always reasonable.” – Chambers and Partners UK, 2019

“Hugely experienced, an excellent lawyer and superb with clients, also a top-class negotiator.” – Legal 500, 2020

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