Blandy & Blandy LLP Solicitors
Andrew Don

Andrew Don

Consultant Solicitor, Family Law

Location: Reading
Qualified as a solicitor: 1981

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Andrew Don in a consultant solicitor and former partner in our leading Family law team.

He specialises in complex and high value divorce cases, disputes involving arrangements for children and pre-nuptial agreements.

His preferred option is to negotiate a solution, but he is an experienced and tough litigator and will take a case to a final hearing if necessary.

Andrew sits as a Deputy District Judge in the Central Family Court in the Financial Remedies Unit (FRU) and also deals with children (private) cases.

He is an arbitrator and member of the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and also conducts private financial dispute resolution hearings. In addition, he is a mediator.

For many years Andrew has been consistently top-ranked in the UK's leading guides to law firms, the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Areas of Expertise

  • Collaborative law
  • Complex and high value cases
  • Financial disputes resulting from divorce and separation
  • Mediation, especially involving finance and children

Professional Memberships:
Member, Resolution
Member, Thames Valley Family Lawyers Association
Member, The Law Society

Education:
Trained mediator, Resolution
Trained collaborative lawyer, Resolution
Liverpool University, LLB 

Accreditations & Awards:
Recommended, Chambers UK
Recommended, The Legal 500
Finalist - 'Family Law Firm of the Year - South' Family Law Awards 2018

What our clients say...

“Andrew Don advises on complex matrimonial matters, which are often high in value.”

Chambers UK

“Andrew Don gives expert advice, timely information and action, and empathy.”

The Legal 500

“Andrew Don is experienced in advising high net worth individuals in financial remedy matters and is a trained family arbitrator, collaborative lawyer and mediator.”

Chambers UK

“Andrew Don’s ‘vast experience is a real asset.”

Client

“Andrew Don was very helpful in the early stages of my divorce. He is a also a Deputy District Judge in the family courts so very knowledgeable.”

Client

“The outcome was a success, which was due to your own diligence, expertise and your choice of a very accomplished barrister.”

Client

“He is empathetic without losing the necessary distance to handle matters expertly. I feel comfortable with the quality of his advice and his judgement in all aspects.”

Client

“I can highly recommend Andrew Don, who helped me achieve a financial settlement on divorce. I would like to thank him for his strong, solid advice under very trying circumstances and also the barrister whom they instructed on my behalf.”

Client

“Andrew and Claire (Dyer) have been informative and very professional throughout. They were sensitive to my circumstances but also totally honest about my case. There were no nasty hidden surprises.”

Client

“They really helped me to keep matters in perspective and I felt they really cared. A first class team!”

Client

“I can only thank you most sincerely for all your hard work. I always felt very secure in your hands.”

Client

“Andrew combines technical expertise with extremely insightful personal advisory skills.”

Client

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