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"Jan Atkinson, who is frequently appointed as an independent administrator of disputed estates, mixes business acumen with sound legal skills."

The Legal 500 2019

Diana is an associate in the family department specialising in Divorce, Finances and private children disputes.

She has been listed in Legal 500 as a rising star. Diana has a broad experience in financial disputes with an international element and involving complex issues. Diana has acted for a number of HNW individuals which have included offshore property, businesses and trusts.

Diana has experience in bringing applications for financial relief after foreign divorces and jurisdictional disputes relating to Divorce.

In addition to advising on all matters relating to Divorce and Finances, Diana also represents parents in private children disputes relating to who a child will live with, spend time with and issues relating to relocation and specific issues.

Diana has acted for a number of fathers who have been denied the chance of spending time with their children and obtained joint live with Orders. Diana has also acted for mothers who have had serious safeguarding concerns about the children spending time with their fathers.

Diana is client focused and she endeavours to achieve the best result for her clients.  Diana will always try and achieve a resolution as quickly and as cost effectively as possible but she is also ready to fight for her client in order to obtain the best result.

Diana qualified as a family solicitor in 2008 and worked in a Central London Legal 500 firm where she assisted on a number of high profile cases and reported cases. Diana studied law at London Guildhall University before undertaking her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law.

Diana joined Osbornes in November 2020

Diana is a member of the Anglo-Australian law society.

What the directories say

Legal 500 2021

Diana Bastow was absolutely dogged in getting the best result for me. She has a client-first approach, but wasn’t frightened to give direction when she felt I was going off piste’

Client Testimonials

“Ms Bastow was a very informative lawyer.  She was instrumental in managing a quite difficult divorce proceeding. Her honesty and integrity were paramount during this most difficult process. I cannot recommend Ms Bastow except with the highest honours” Divorce Client

“An excellent lawyer, Diana had provided me with sound pragmatic legal advice on a range of family law matters which she has delivered promptly, efficiently, to a very high standard with enthusiasm and conviction. I would recommend her to anyone seeking advice in connection with matrimonial and related legal matters” Family Law Client

Osbornes Family Department Expands With Hire of Associate Solicitor

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