Miranda Fisher, Partner
Miranda specialises in family law, including prenuptial agreements, financial settlement on divorce and arrangements for children after parents separate.
Miranda specialises in family law, including prenuptial agreements, financial settlement on divorce and arrangements for children after parents separate. She has been a specialist family law practitioner for over twenty years, and is equally adept at dealing with complex financial disputes and the most difficult children cases. Her financial cases often involve trusts, inherited wealth, family businesses, offshore asset structures, and the protection of family wealth through pre/post nuptial agreements.
Miranda is experienced in international family law cases involving financial issues and the relocation of/arrangements for children, applications to the English Court for financial settlement following divorce proceedings overseas, and jurisdiction disputes, particularly concerning the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Middle East. Miranda has expertise in Islamic family law issues and is Head of the Charles Russell Speechlys Middle East Family Practice. She is a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL).
Miranda regularly advises high profile clients, including in the sport and media industries, and is accustomed to dealing with privacy issues. She is co-author of Privacy and Disclosure for Family Lawyers for Resolution and Child Contact: Law and Practice for Law Society Publishing.
Miranda is ranked in the Chambers and Legal 500 directories, Citywealth Leaders List, and in the Spear’s 500 as one of the top ten family lawyers in the UK. She won Family Lawyer of the Year at the 2018 Spear's Wealth Management Awards, having been shortlisted for the award in 2017.
“Miranda is an excellent family lawyer: intelligent, determined and capable. She is prized for her discretion and focus on out of court settlements in some of the highest profile family law cases." - Citywealth Leaders List 2017
Miranda is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- AA v BB (Brussels II Revised/Hague Convention 1996)  EWFC 17
- R v R (interim periodical payments and Legal Services Order Provision)  EWHC 195 (Fam)
- Re K (A Child) (Stay of Return Order: Asylum Application) (Contact to Parent in Self-Isolation)  EWHC 2394 Fam
- RJ v Tigipko  EWHC 448 (Fam)
- Re J (Children: Permission to Remove from Jurisdiction) EWCA Civ 1372
- S and V (Children - Leave to Remove)  EWFC 26
- Rotenberg v Times Newspapers UKSC 2017/0192
- Rotenberg v Rotenberg  EWCA Civ 796
- Fields v Fields  EWHC 1670 (Fam)
- Luckwell v Limata  EWHC 502
- G v G (Financial Remedies: Strike out)  Fam Law 800
- Moore v Moore  All ER (D) 158
- W v W (Residence: Enforcement of Order)  All ER (D) 41
- Re D (Stay of Children Act Proceedings)  2 FLR 1159
Miranda Fisher quoted by Tatler on the rise in the use of prenuptial agreements
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Domestic Abuse On Trial
What are my options for getting out of a deal due to the current financial crisis?
Miranda Fisher talks through the options available if your divorce settlement has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Can my divorce settlement be reopened due to the current financial crisis (‘barder event’)?
Miranda Fisher talks through the conditions of a ‘barder event'.
Miranda Fisher writes for Spear's Magazine on the fallout from the pandemic and its impact on divorce settlements
Miranda Fisher interviewed by International Advisor on Barder events and whether asset value drops could see divorce settlements reopened
Miranda Fisher quoted in The Telegraph on the rise in use of video conferencing calls in divorce proceedings
Miranda Fisher and William Longrigg quoted in The Telegraph on the implications of the COVID-19 outbreak on divorcing couples
Self-isolation and domestic abuse
Advice for separated families on moving children between homes during the Covid crisis
Miranda Fisher quoted by eprivateclient on Islamic marriages following the Court of Appeal’s decision in Akhter v Khan
Brexit and Family Law
Miranda Fisher and William Longrigg quoted in The Telegraph on the divorce pitfalls to avoid
Miranda Fisher and William Longrigg quoted in The Telegraph on avoiding divorce pitfalls
Miranda Fisher wins Family Lawyer of The Year at the Spear’s Wealth Management 2018 Awards
We are very pleased that Family partner Miranda Fisher has won Family Lawyer of the Year at the Spear's Wealth Management 2018 Awards
Divorce law round table covered in The Times
Charles Russell Speechlys recognised in the latest edition of The Spears 500
The annual report is based on peer nominations of the UK's leading private client lawyers.
Miranda Fisher shortlisted for Lawyer of The Year (Family) at the Spear’s Wealth Management 2017 Awards
Miranda’s nomination is in keeping with the acknowledgement by Spear’s of the firm’s achievements and professional proficiency.