Rhiannon Lewis

Consultant  rl@dawsoncornwell.com

Rhiannon Lewis - Dawson Cornwell

A specialist family lawyer with over 35 years experience, the  “immensely personable” Rhiannon was a partner at Dawson Cornwell for 25 years. Now a consultant, she focusses on managerial roles with the firm.

She is regularly named as a leading lawyer in Chambers, Chambers HNW, The Legal 500 and Citywealth. 

Rhiannon is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and a member of the International Family Law Committee of the American Bar Association. She is a member of  Resolution,  the International Bar Association and LAWASIA. She is also a member of other associations including the International Society of Family Law. Previously a Resolution Accredited Specialist in European and International Family Law and Advanced Financial Provision, she was also a mediator accredited by Resolution and the Family Mediators Association and a Resolution Accredited mediation trainer.

Rhiannon is a regular speaker on family law.

Leading Individual
Rhiannon Lewis draws praise from impressed interviewees as an "experienced advocate who is clever and empathetic." She has notable experience in complex divorce cases, including those involving international assets and financial remedy claims.
Chambers & Partners 2019

Distinguished Individual
A family law veteran with over 36 years' experience, Rhiannon Lewis specialises in separation, divorce, financial claims and settlements, frequently of an international nature.
The Spear's 500 2019

Leading Individual
Rhiannon Lewis tackles complex divorce matters, including financial settlements. She is a trained mediator and is also a mediation trainer. A source describes Lewis as an "experienced advocate" who is "clever empathetic."
Chambers HNW 2018

Leading Individual
Rhiannon Lewis is "a very responsible lawyer who knows the legal aspects very well and is very reliable."  Her broad family practice includes particular experience in matrimonial finance work, as well as cases involving an international element. She is also highlighted for her expertise as a mediator.
Chambers & Partners 2018

Distinguished Individual
A family law veteran with over 36 years' experience, Rhiannon Lewis specialises in separation, divorce, financial claims and settlements, frequently of an international nature.
The Spear's 500 2019

“Extremely knowledgeable"
The Legal 500, 2017

"Rhiannon Lewis is a hugely experienced and highly respected financial remedy practitioner, who is a very adroit and effective negotiator, but equally is not afraid to litigate if this is in the client's best interests. She is a calm and reassuring presence for clients, who can have complete confidence that she will fight hard and fight smart to achieve an optimal outcome for them."
Citywealth Leaders List 2017

Leading individual
Rhiannon Lewis handles complex matters of divorce and separation, particularly those with an international element introducing questions of jurisdiction and applicable law. As a trained mediator, and a mediation trainer in her own right, she has a thorough understanding of alternative means of dispute resolution.
Chambers HNW 2017

Leading Individual
Rhiannon Lewis advises spouses and cohabitants on separation issues, and has particular expertise in prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Sources say she has a "very calm presence" and is "clever, emotionally intelligent and someone who can always see the bigger picture."
Chambers & Partners 2017

Prominent Figure & Powerwomen
"Rhiannon is very calm and measured and is able to take the heat out of even the most pressured situation, but has a steely resolve that engenders trust and respect from her clients."
Citywealth Leaders List 2016

The Legal 500, 2016

Leading individual
Rhiannon Lewis handles financial applications and settlements relating to divorce and cohabitation cases, including those involving cross-border issues. Interviewees describe her as “careful, sensible and empathic” Lewis is often called upon to assist clients with pre and post nuptial agreements. Sources commend analytical, thorough, organised and very positive
Chambers HNW 2016

Leading Individual
Recommended for her experience in financial issues such as post-nuptial and pre-nuptial agreements and cross border divorce cases. Clients praise her “analytical, thorough, organised and very positive” approach.
Chambers & Partners 2016

Leading Individual
Deals with complex international divorce and financial remedy proceedings. Sources describe her as “a very careful, thorough lawyer” who demonstrates impressive attention to detail.
Chambers & Partners 2015

Leading Individual
Sources note that she “is easy to work with, sensible and bright; she negotiates hard and gets results”.
Chambers & Partners 2014

firm and fair
The Legal 500, 2014

Leading individual
Matrimonial finance expert Rhiannon Lewis is “very considered in her approach, very skilled with the financial side of matters and immensely personable” with “a forensic mind that can search for any needle in the haystack”.
Chambers & Partners 2013

Meticulous attention to detail … always looking to take the “heat” out of any situation … one of the major players in London”.
Citywealth Leaders List 2013

Leading Individual
Rhiannon Lewis focuses on matrimonial finance and has recently negotiated a high value pre-nuptial agreement for a high net worth client. She is capable of handling cases with significant international elements.
Chambers & Partners 2012

Dawson Cornwell’s multi-lingual department combines the skills of children law specialist Anne-Marie Hutchinson and Rhiannon Lewis’ big-money team.
Legal 500 2012

Leading Individual
A highly able matrimonial finance practitioner, Rhiannon Lewis is “personable and easy to work with”.
Chambers & Partners 2011

Highly recommended for matrimonial finance work
Chambers & Partners 2010

No nonsense and always on the ball,” attributes she applies to her matrimonial finance work.
Chambers & Partners 2008/2009

Proactive and exceptionally organised” Rhiannon Lewis specialises in matrimonial finance cases with a cross jurisdictional element.
Chambers & Partners 2007/2008

"a very responsible lawyer who knows the legal aspects very well.."

Chambers 2018

"a very adroit and effective negotiator, but equally not afraid to litigate.."

Citywealth Leaders List 2017

an "experienced advocate who is clever empathetic"

Chambers HNW 2018


"...has a steely resolve that engenders trust and respect from her clients"

Citywealth Leaders List 2016

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