What I Offer…

The firm specialises in providing advice on divorce, separation and related family issues, with particular emphasis on financial disputes involving complex business interests.

Penny and Mike are a unique lawyer / accountant combination with considerable experience in dealing with family matters. Their combined talents offer clients out of court settlements and meticulous preparation for contested hearings.

The niche practice serves local, national and expatriate clients.

Penny Raby & Co. has retained the Law Society’s prestigious Lexcel quality mark each year since 2004, emphasising the commitment to the highest standards of client care and service. And the firm was delighted to be awarded the inaugural Worcestershire Law Society award for Best Family Firm of the Year 2014. Quite an achievement for a sole practitioner firm !

 

Why I’m good at what I do…

Mike qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 1984

He had an early career in a wide range of accountancy and financial management roles with major PLCs such as British Leyland, Black & Decker and Unigate. He progressed to a number of private ventures, mainly involved in distribution and logistics in the period 1990 – 1996.

He established the initial administration and back office systems for Penny Raby & Co. and as the firm developed a niche practice in money cases, he joined as full time consultant in 1998. He was instrumental in achieving Lexcel status for the firm in 2004.

Mike plays an active role in the Pershore business and social community, is an enthusiastic team member of the very popular 4Networking group in Leamington Spa, and in his spare time (!) is Chairman and promoter of the Las Mimosas Beach Club in Mijas Costa, Malaga.

Yet still finds time to devote to his lifelong passion for GOLF ! Handicap constantly 9.9 .. just into single figures

And finally … Penny and Mike are happily married (to each other) and have two adult children, two grandchildren and a certain dog.

  • This man has the most amazing way of calming and relaxing you - and making you realise the true meaning of life. If you feel you need a new perspective, (and/or if you're a chocoholic)listen to his talk entitled "Money, Money, Money". It'll make you think!
  • Some people believe that Mike Gordon is the 'f' in freddie and that freddie is the 'f'-in accountant. How wrong could you all be. Freddie is someone you think is standing in front of you, but is really behind you! (oh yes he is, oh ‘know’ he isn’t) Freddie is awesome, inspiring, limitless and permeates all things. Freddie is the ‘f’-in joy, the ‘b’-in sting, the ‘c’-in seaside, the ‘j’-in magpie, the ‘p’-in toilet, the ‘q’-in supermarket, the ‘t’-in cup, the ‘u’-in me, the ‘x’-in treasure, and the ‘why’-in imagication. Some also believe that Freddie was the ‘z’ in -eberdee but that is pure speculation. Freddie is … Freddie!
  • Huge thank you to Mike Freddie Gordon for taking the time out to speak with me over an issue I was having. Mike gave me very useful advice and I highly recommend him.
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  • What I do

    • All legal aspects of separation and divorce
    • Expatriate divorce
    • High Net Worth divorce

    My Stats

    Last online 30th Oct 2018
    Member since 14th Feb 2008
    Number of testimonials 9
    Meetings attended 288

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