Adele deals with all aspects of family law, including divorce and financial remedies, pre and post nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and separation, occupation and non-molestation orders, child contact and living arrangements, and other private children law issues.
Adele has particular expertise in dealing with complex, often high net worth and with an international dimension, financial division upon divorce.
Adele is known for giving clear, strategic and pragmatic advice, to achieve the best outcome for her client, as quickly and painlessly as possible. She tends to settle the majority of her cases out of Court, but if necessary she has no fear in fighting her client’s corner in litigation and achieving the desired result that way.
In Legal 500 2022, Adele was described as follows: ‘Adele Pledger is a Diana Parker in waiting. Adored by clients, especially those with the most complex financial affairs and commercial backgrounds, she is a creative lawyer and a match for anyone doing the work. Her down to earth manner makes her approachable, inspires confidence and she spots points few others do.’
Adele started being recognised in the market for her expertise at just 4 years qualified when she was named as one of the Rising Stars of Family Law in 2015 by Spear’s Magazine. More recently, she was ranked as one of Citywealth’s Future Top 100 Leaders for 2019, shortlisted for the Citywealth Family Law Senior Associate of 2019, quoted as ‘just superb’ by Legal 500 2020, ranked as a Rising Star in Legal 500 2021 and ranked as a Next Generation Partner in Legal 500 2022.