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Peter Foskett


Peter has built his strong reputation as a family lawyer through specialising in high net worth divorce cases, usually involving issues over complex assets and with values often running to many millions of pounds.

Peter's pedigree is second to none and he is a highly regarded practitioner who is well respected in Leeds, West Yorkshire and the surrounding areas. Described as 'calm and incisive'  in the 2015 edition of the Legal500, Peter joined the firm's family team to deal specifically with high value claims and high net-worth individuals in family and matrimonial proceedings.

Peter's arrival from Gordons LLP adds significant impetus to an expanding team who are able to offer premium advice on the whole spectrum of family related matters and disputes.

Career Milestones

  • 1978 Joined Addleshaws
  • 1982 Joined Gordons
  • 1985 Partner at Gordons
  • 2004 Registrar for the Diocese of Bradford
  • 2014 Director at Lupton Fawcett LLP
  • 2015 Registrar for the Diocese of Leeds

What Others Say

Clients note that "he has an air of complete authority about him and you just feel he's in control of your case." Chambers and Partners UK 2016

"Peter Foskett of Lupton Fawcett is a well-established family practitioner in Leeds. He is known as being a "very safe pair of hands, reliable and technically good" - Chambers

"Thoughtful character with significant experince of knotty cases" - Chambers

"Empathetic, clear and focused on what needs to happen and when" - Chambers

During a very bad time he advised me really well. He's just so nice and down to earth, and he didn't go into legal jargon, so I could understand exactly what he was saying - Client

Professional Societies

  • Law Society
  • Resolution

When not at work

Peter is a passionate fan of Manchester City having watched them play for over 50 years he has followed them through the bad as well as the good times. His interests he describes as "The Four F's" of Family, Friends, Faith and Football... But not necessarily in that order!

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