Sheldon has been a valued partner with Gelbergs since 2000 and is head of the Family Law and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Departments. In October 2017 Sheldon became the firms Senior partner.
Sheldon has extensive experience in all aspects of family law, often acting for medium to high net worth individuals. He helps to protect clients’ assets with Pre-Nuptial or Post-Nuptial Agreements. He guides people through the divorce minefield and sorts out financial issues such as maintenance and support for children as well as the property and other assets of the relationship. Sheldon also advises on arrangements for children, whether contact or residence (custody). His clients appreciate the expertise, guidance and rationality that he brings to what is very often a highly emotive and traumatic period in their lives.
Sheldon also handles cases involving professional negligence by solicitors, surveyors, architects, doctors or other medical staff. In addition, he uses his excellent client care skills when he handles disputes over Wills following the death of a friend or relative. These types of issues require a great deal of sensitivity, accessibility and common-sense.
He is kept busy with the day to day supervision of his team, overseeing general landlord and tenant cases and commercial disagreements, as well as taking a particular interest in conducting complex property litigation matters concerning disrepair and breaches of covenant.
He is appreciated by clients for having a quick grasp of the issues, adopting a balanced and supportive approach, providing sound advice and having a strong track record of success, whether via negotiation or through the courts.
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