Zoe Gaitskell is a Partner and works in the Family Law department at WBW Solicitors. She joined the firm in 2021 as part of a merger with Beviss & Beckingsale solicitors, with whom she had worked with since 2000. She is primarily based in the Honiton office.

Zoe specialises in all aspects of family law including pre and post nuptial agreements, divorce, financial settlement, separation agreements, cohabitation disputes, cohabitation agreements, private children law matters including child arrangements, prohibited steps and specific issue and domestic violence. She has particular expertise in the resolution of financial issues arising from divorce or separation and is frequently instructed by farmers and business owners in the local area. She is also experienced in private law children cases relating to the arrangements for the care of children and regularly receives instructions from grandparents seeking contact with their grandchildren

She joined Beviss & Beckingsale Solicitors in 2000 as a trainee solicitor and has practised exclusively in family law since qualifying as a solicitor in 2002.

Zoe’s hobbies include horse riding, walking and kayaking with her family.


I cannot thank or recommend Zoe enough. She has literally changed the course of my life for the better with her tireless work and kindness to me over the worst period of my life.
Zoe's kindness and understanding of my financial situation was exceptional and something I will always remember. Her professionalism, thoroughness and clear-cut service was outstanding. I knew I was in a safe pair of hands which significantly alleviated the anxiety of the process of divorce.
My heartfelt hanks to Zoe for her immense efforts and support in seeing my divorce and settlement through to the end. She has been amazing not only professionally but also in moral support when I was at my wit's end!
I really appreciated Zoe's prompt attention when things got tough to handle and she knew when to be firm, meaning I secured a good settlement.
A massive thank you to Zoe for her support during my divorce. Her empathetic approach and clear advice made the whole process much easier.