Deborah Atkins


Deborah joined Tollers as a Director in August 2019. She qualified as a Solicitor in 1995 and has specialised in Family matters ever since. Deborah is now the head of the Hertfordshire Family team. Deborah completed her articles at Pictons Solicitors and worked with them after qualification for 5 years before joining BBW Law in 2000.  Deborah was head of the BBW Family department for 15 years and a partner there for 14 years.

  • Areas of Expertise:
    • Divorce
    • Separation
    • Financial Settlements
    • Children arrangements
    • Pre-Nuptial settlements
    • Complex and high net worth financial agreements
    • Cohabitation Agreements
    • Cohabitants’ financial claims
  • Types of Clients:
    • Doctors
    • Accountants
    • Managing Directors
    • Business Owners – from small businesses to PLCs
    • Lawyers
    • Teachers
    • Police
    • Firefighters
    • Armed Forces Personnel
    • and private individuals from all walks of life
  • Professional Memberships & Accreditations:
    • Solicitor
    • Member of Resolution

Away from the office, Deborah enjoys reading, salsa dancing and papercraft.

Deborah is available to meet at the following offices: Stevenage Office

What Our Clients Say About Deborah
Thank you so much for your professionalism, your patience and in general great work. It was a very difficult time for me but you made it smooth and reassured me. I would definitely recommend you to people as I have had a great experience working with you.
What Our Clients Say About Deborah
Thank you for your help and undertaking to know the file so well that no question was too much.
Mrs C McDade
What Our Clients Say About Deborah
Thank you so much for all the professional advice given to my mum throughout her difficult divorce. Your team's thorough work and concise correspondence has ensured that she did not have to worry too much about the process. The divorce was, of course, relatively straightforward to deal with in practice since both children are in adulthood. However, the emotional toll was immense for her and without a doubt, your legal advice brought a significant degree of relief.  I realise that you deal with countless cases, many of them divorces. This is just another one of them. But I must emphasise that your work for us was invaluable. Without your professional advice, the divorce proceedings would likely still be in limbo with no end in sight. We are finally able to move on with our lives and put this all in the past.
What Our Clients Say About Deborah
Just to say ‘thank you’ for all your help and advice concerning my matrimonial problems.  I just want you to know how much your help was appreciated.
What Our Clients Say About Deborah
Thank you so much for your hard work and patience during such a long process.  I can now relax and move on knowing my children have security, and I can’t describe how it feels.
Mrs. K

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