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Head of Family Law
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Tina Coward

Professional Qualifications and Background

Tina is a Partner at Sampson Coward LLP, and Head of the Family Department.

Tina studied for a Law and French joint honours degree at Keele University and went on to take her Solicitors Finals at Chester Law College. She qualified in 1986 after training with a West Country law firm. Thereafter she worked for a large firm in Berkshire before becoming a Partner in a firm in Salisbury in 1992. Tina joined Sampson Coward in 2005. 

Tina is a member of Resolution, a group of professions who believe in a non-confrontation approach to family issues.  She is trained and qualified in Collaborative Family Law and a member of the regional group for Salisbury and the surrounding areas. You can find out more about the local Collaborative Family Group at https://cfsfamily.co.uk She is also on the Law Society Family Panel, a member of Salisbury Chamber of Commerce and has sat previously on the Domestic Violence Forum, on the committee to Salisbury and District Family Mediation and as company secretary on the board of directors of a local homeless charity.

From the very start I trusted Tina, she carried out my request to the letter and did an outstanding job.



Having practised in the Salisbury area for over twenty years, the vast majority of Tina’s work comes through personal recommendations from previous satisfied clients as well as barristers and other professionals. She has considerable experience of dealing with high net worth cases as well as those cases involving more limited assets. Tina deals with complicated financial issues involving businesses and assets abroad, e.g. freezing injunctions, as well as having extensive experience dealing with armed forces divorces and pre- nuptial and post nuptial agreements. Tina also deals with a wide variety of children cases involving where the child will live, how often the child will see the other parent, specific issues, prohibited steps and parental responsibility issues.