About Caro Taylor

Carolyn Taylor (Caro) is a highly qualified and personable Family Law Solicitor with 35 years of experience.  Caro enjoys working with her clients to achieve the best outcome in a broad range of legal matters including divorce, separation, finances, cohabitee and Civil Partnership disputes, children cases, PreNuptial Agreements and many other family law issues.  A complete service is offered from start to finish including all the steps in between.  Caro has particular expertise in negotiating settlements as well as conducting court cases.  As a Resolution member for many years, Caro fully endorses the Resolution Code of Practice committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. In her capacity as a Collaborative Lawyer, Caro is also able to offer specialist help in this alternative dispute resolution process.


Caro’s abilities and experience are reflected in her membership of the Advanced Family Law Panels of both the Law Society and Resolution and membership of the Law Society’s Children Panel.  Caro is also a practising Collaborative Lawyer, with many years’ experience of mediation, making her one of the most highly qualified solicitors in the area.


Originating from the Midlands area, Caro first practised as a solicitor in Lancashire and moved over the years to Buxton, Derbyshire and Malvern, Worcestershire before settling in Dorset over 20 years ago.  In 2007 Caro formed Caro Taylor Solicitors based in Poole, Dorset, and rapidly built a busy and well-respected niche Family Law practice.  In April 2020 the firm merged with Rawlins Davy solicitors to provide a broad range of legal services within the Bournemouth and Poole area.  Caro is now a Consultant with the practice of Rawlins Davy and continues to offer the full range of Family Law services.


Caro is married to Jan van Boven.  Together they have four grown up children and one grandchild.  In her spare time Caro enjoys running and allotment gardening.

Send me an email or call me on 01202 67 84 44

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