Zoe Bloom

Consultant Solicitor

Overview

Zoë is a family lawyer who specialises in acting for and against mid to high net worth entrepreneurs and business people. She advises exclusively on the financial implications of divorce and separation. Clients benefit directly from her background advising in respect to tax and trust matters.

She has particular experience in renegotiating financial settlements and challenging previous consent orders, separation agreements and pre or ante nuptial agreements.

As an active collaborative lawyer, Zoë is well-placed to guide clients on the best choice of route to a successful conclusion of their matter, whether this is litigation or alternative dispute resolution. Her approach is to bring negotiations to a sensible conclusion quickly so that individuals can move on with their lives. She is always concerned to protect the wider interests of the family.

Zoë is a member of Resolution and has been quoted in the national press in respect of pre-nuptial agreements.

Prior to joining Keystone Law, Zoë was a solicitor with McGuireWoods London LLP.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Divorce
  • Family Dispute Resolution
  • Collaborative law
  • Financial orders
  • Jurisdictional disputes relating to matrimonial proceedings
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation
  • Variation of consent orders
  • Implementation of, or challenges to, Separation Agreements 
Recognition
  • 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)
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
Keynotes

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.