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Lyn Rutherford

Lyn Rutherford


Lyn joined Mincoffs in September 2012. Lyn set up Dickinson Dees family law department more than 30 years ago with just one secretary. By the time he left in 2008, he had established a team of 28 that was recognised as the top family law department in the North of England, with Lyn in a league of his own as the leading individual.

The Legal 500 has referred to him as being ‘acclaimed by his peers as a highly accomplished and fearsome opponent’ and described Lyn as ‘outstanding’ and ‘exceptionally talented’. Chambers described him as a ‘thoroughly established name in the North East’ and ‘the divorce lawyer of choice for business people in the region for many years’.

Lyn has a wealth of experience and an enviable client base. He has a reputation for being a shrewd and tough negotiator with unquestionable litigious ability. He has a direct no nonsense manner and consistently achieves the best results for his clients. Lyn specialises in high net worth financial cases. He consistently handles cases involving multi millions, farming cases and cases involving complex businesses and pensions and vast property portfolios.

For confidential advice at a time and place to suit you, contact:

T: 0191 212

Lyn Rutherford was amazing and so knowledgeable without having to look things up. Emily Cannell too was brilliant, they were both very honest and to the point. I really felt I could trust them which is important in these matters. I felt looked after all through the proceedings and they brought in advice from their in-house corporate side which was needed and very much appreciated. Together they are an amazing team. They were also very understanding, patient, kind and considerate of my feelings during the whole thing. They fought for me every step of the way but also steered me away from battles I couldn't win.
Legal 500 2022
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