Welcome to my website

I am a family law solicitor, author, trainer and arbitrator, I have a portfolio career and offer three main services:

  1. Training - I provide training for paralegals, solicitors, partners, consultants, mediators on a variety of family law and ethics subjects. I am happy to train in person or virtually.
  2. Writing - I have written a number of books and articles and am happy to provide a fixed fee quote for any written work that you need.
  3. Arbitration - I am a family law arbitrator specialising in financial remedy work, with a particular focus on pensions.

A bit more about me.

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  • I am a member of the pension advisory group, the final report of the group can be found here - A Guide to the Treatment of Pensions in Divorce
  • I am the co-author of “How to be an ethical solicitor” and the second edition, "So you think you're an ethical solicitor?" which are published by Bath publishing. It is available to buy by clicking the link on the side of the page. Additional materials and articles from both authors can be found on the dedicated website Ethical Solicitor
  • The Law Society has published two toolkits that i have written or contributed to; Matrimonial Finance Toolkit which is a toolkit of precedent letters and forms that a practitioner can use when dealing with a financial remedy case. Both toolkits can be purchased by clicking the links in the column on the right of this page.
  • I am accredited as a contributer to the Law Society's Family Law Protocol which is an essential family law book for practitioners.
  • The Law Society will publish a further book Matrimonial Finance Handbook in October 2020. This is a companion book to the Matrimonial Finance Toolkit.
  • I am a member of the Law Society family committee and I will co-chair the committee for three years from September 2020.

To look at a more detail about my qualifications, experience and to see my endorsements you can look at my Linkedin profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/menaruparel. You can also see some testimonials here

If you aren't sure whether I can help you or not, please email me in the first instance to find out. If you are interested in contacting me you can either send me an email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call me on 07956 659009.

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‘Mena Ruparel is a knowledgeable,  authoritative and engaging  Lecturer who encouraged the delegates to interact with her; ‘Hot Topics in Family Finance’ contained a wealth [excuse the pun] of useful information for Family Lawyers’

I first met Mena whilst studying for my undergraduate law degree during my placement year at Goodhand and Forsyth, where she was engaged as a consultant solicitor in the firm’s family department. I was initially interviewed for my position at Goodhand and Forsyth by Mena and she later became my training supervisor.

"I first met Mena a few years ago, just a couple of years after I started practicing family law.  Mena was lecturing near Regent Street and I remember it being all about matrimonial finance for family lawyers.  I was immediately struck by her warmth and she engaged straightaway with me and was interested in what I had to say.

 "Mena Ruparel is one of those disarming persons who mixes her knowledge, skill and experience with a generous personality and good natured practicality.

Her vast competence is reflected in her position as a senior matrimonial practitioner, lecturer, trainer and arbitrator.

"I would though like to take the opportunity of saying that having attended family law and other subject courses over 36 years I have never found any lecturer better than Mena Ruparel".

 "I've worked with Mena on many divorce cases and found her to be technically excellent. She always has a firm understanding of her clients position and what is right for them."

"I am writing to let you know how happy I have been with the help Mena has been to me through what has been the most difficult time in my life."

“The best seminar I have ever been to and possibly the most knowledgeable speaker – lots of extra content about the cases which makes it interesting.”

"Mena and I very successfully worked together on an Arbitration to deal with the financial aspects of a divorce, which had a number of complicating features.

"Mena has been ghost writing informative family law pieces for our website and a variety of local press for some months now. Her suggested articles are topical and are written in an intelligent but easy to comprehend  way for the lay person.

Having known Mena Ruparel as a family lawyer advising and representing a considerable number of our mediation clients, I have no hesitation in strongly recommending her. I consider her to be ethical, highly competent and exceptionally focussed on helping clients in separation and divorce reach a dignified and fair conclusion.

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