Zoe Bloom

Consultant Solicitor


Zoë is a family solicitor with specialist expertise in handling financial negotiations relating to separation. Her practice consists of acting for and against entrepreneurs and high profile business people, as well as those with media exposure. Such work is often accompanied by difficult international elements including cross border tax issues and/or jurisdictional questions.

Clients benefit from Zoë’s background as a private client advisor, her international contacts and her dynamic and robust approach to all financial issues including disclosure and enforcement.

Zoë has an active collaborative practice and is a member of Resolution.


  • Divorce/separation
  • International divorce
  • Financial settlements following divorce
  • Financial settlement following the breakdown of relationships (non married couples)
  • Nuptial agreements, particularly those with international elements
  • Negotiations
  • Variation of previous settlements and agreements
  • Obtaining a very significant settlement for the wife of a businessman who sought to protect his assets through complicated business and trust structures
  • Renegotiating an agreement to take into account a change in circumstances resulting in a much fairer outcome
  • Protecting and preserving the family home when the other party was intent on using it to discharge his own liabilities
  • Obtaining freezing orders over net proceeds of sale and other assets on behalf of a husband who feared they would be divested by the wife
  • Enforcing an order for sale including multiple successful applications for the judge to sign documents which the other party refused to do
  • Preparing a post nuptial agreement for a Swedish couple moving into the UK to reflect the terms of their Swedish prenuptial agreement
  • Acting for the wife following a short childless marriage and obtaining a financial settlement to enable her to buy her own property outright
  • Zoë is named as one of the top 50 recommended family lawyers in the country in Spear’s index 2017

  • Zoe Bloom of Keystone Law specialises in high net worth and complex matrimonial finance disputes, and has a particular expertise in acting for entrepreneurs and Nordic-based nationals. One source notes that “her greatest strength is combining compassion with efficiency. She addressed every issue thoroughly and promptly.”
    Chambers UK (2014)

  • Member of Resolution
Career History
2010 Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor
2008-2010 McGuire Woods | Senior Consultant
2004-2008 Grundberg Mocatta Rakison | Senior Associate
2004 Qualified as a Solicitor
2002-2004 Rooks Rider | Trainee Solicitor

Prenups: only for the rich?

The notion of a prenup can conjur up images of wealthy spouses seeking to protect holiday homes in the Bahamas or sprawling, countryside mansions. But these types of agreements are fast becoming a popular choice, across the UK, for couples from various walks of life. In this article, family lawyers and , along with tax and wealth management lawyer

Posted on 14th Apr 2016 by Hilary Pennington-Mellor, Zoe Bloom, Sarah Noake

Business owner? How to protect your assets during a divorce

News broke late last week regarding the divorce of Superdry’s multimillionaire boss who has sold almost £50 million of shares in the company. It is speculated that the sale is to fund his divorce settlement. Divorce solicitor Zoë Bloom at Keystone Law takes a brief look at the importance of asset protection for high-net-worth business owners.

Posted on 15th Feb 2016 by Zoe Bloom

Over-the-counter divorces? They’re not such a bad thing!

In the latest bid to shake up divorce law, thousands of cases are set to be removed from the courts with the introduction of new divorce centres across England and Wales. But is the initiative ultimately an attack on marriage? Or should it be applauded? Keystone’s Zoe Bloom shares her views.

Posted on 8th Jul 2015 by Zoe Bloom

Online dispute resolution: the future for family law?

The concept of online dispute resolution (“ODR”) has gathered momentum over the past few years and now the civil justice council calls for ministers to back new legislation to introduce “Her Majesty's Online Court”. The report, written by Professor Richard Susskind, the Lord Chief Justice’s IT Adviser at the request of the Civil Justice Council, draws on the success of eBay and PayPal, with their …

Posted on 17th Feb 2015 by Zoe Bloom

If you wish to contact Zoe Bloom, please or telephone 020 7152 6550.