Tony Hunt

Tony is a Partner and Head of our Family team

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About Tony

Tony is a Partner in our Family Law department based in Plymouth. He specialises in divorce, private law Children Act proceedings, financial issues and cohabitee disputes.

Tony trained with Gill Akaster in Plymouth before qualifying into their family team in 1996.  He then joined Whiteford Crocker in 1998 and worked with them as a Partner until 2002.  Before joining Kitsons, Tony worked for 8 years as a Partner at Plymouth based firm Wolferstans.

He is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation Scheme, accredited by Resolution as a specialist in financial matters and private Children Act proceedings and a trained Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer.

A regular leader in his field under Chambers UK and this year a Band 1 Member.

Accolades and professional bodies


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COVID-19 and child maintenance payments

By: Tony Hunt

It is inevitable that certain employed and self-employed individuals are going to be losing some or all of their earned income as a consequence of the CV-19 outbreak.

It is likely that many of these affected individuals have a legal responsibility to make child maintenance payments to either their former spouses...

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Child arrangements during Coronavirus

By: Tony Hunt

The government has today issued guidance which is that children under the age of 18 can travel between parents for the purposes of child arrangements. This guidance may change if further restrictions on movement and travel are announced.  Please check the government website for the latest guidance.

You should bear in...

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Divorce Advice – Kitsons

By: Tony Hunt

Making the decision to file for divorce is never easy. We understand how daunting it can feel to have to approach a divorce lawyer to discuss formally ending your marriage. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 16 questions to ask your divorce lawyer.

It’s important to note these questions...

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What you have said about working with Tony...

Anthony Hunt is practically perfect in every way and when you have him on your case you know he has your back. He is so knowledgeable and calm. He is particularly good at international work and has a very good knowledge base for research in other jurisdictions. He is incredibly knowledgeable in his practice area.

Tony Hunt is prepared to go the extra mile and makes you feel like your concerns are understood and acts accordingly.

Thank you Tony for everything. Your professionalism and efficiency, you were absolutely brilliant! I will definitely recommend you to anybody I hear of going through the awful divorce process.

Tony takes time to understand the client's position and has particular expertise in advising business owners on high-value matrimonial finance cases. (Chambers 2017)

Tony is well regarded for his expertise in financial remedy and divorce matters. He also advises on private children issues. A client notes: "His calm and efficient working style is conducive to timely decision making, providing me with confidence during a challenging period." (Chambers 2018)