Camilla Thornton

Camilla Thornton

Russell-Cooke LLP
8 Bedford Row

t: 020 7440 4844

Camilla qualified as a solicitor in 1991. She joined Russell-Cooke in 1996 and became a partner in 1998. She set up Russell-Cooke's central London family department in September 2006.

She advises on all aspects of family law to include divorce, separation, finances, cohabitation and children. Her particular expertise lies in advising individuals on their financial settlements following separation and divorce and she acts frequently on cases involving trusts, companies and large pensions. She also has considerable experience in relation to pre-nuptial agreements.

She trained as a Collaborative Lawyer in 2004 and is a Family Mediator. She is committed to finding the right legal process within which to resolve a family dispute. Her approach is to give clear and practical advice and to help clients resolve their issues in a constructive and cost effective manner.

She has published articles in the Family Law Journal and is an active member of Resolution (previously the Solicitor's Family Law Association), having sat on the Standards Committee, edited the organisation's "Guide to Good Practice on Correspondence" in 2006 and 2009 and been involved in the redrafting of its code of conduct in 2006. 

She is recommended by both the Legal 500 and Chambers and is described as 'a friendly and considerate individual with extensive legal knowledge' (Chambers 2011).

Camilla is married with two children.