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We’re the largest specialist team of family lawyers in the UK. And every one of us wants the same thing: to help more clients get what they need today so that they can move on tomorrow.
In the year that American actress Elizabeth Taylor finalized her 7th divorce (1982), we opened our first office in a converted cobbler’s shop in Leeds. Since then, we’ve evolved, changed, and grown. Today, we are the only national law firm completely dedicated to family matters. From our unique position, we help families when they break down with care, empathy, and respect.Our people
Our people are the backbone of what we do. We attract the best family lawyers and support teams who excel in something they are passionate about.
Within our 80-plus strong team of leading UK divorce lawyers, we have forensic accountants, a dedicated children’s department, an adoption team, surrogacy law specialists, and an international family law department and we also have trained mediators.CONTACT – STOWE FAMILY LAW LLP
As specialist family law solicitors and mediators, we understand that every client and their family are unique. We also know that divorce and separation can influence every aspect of life.
That’s why it takes a personalized approach to make sure vital family relationships are preserved.
Sharp Family Law is a niche firm of family solicitors in Bath and Bristol. Since 2008, we’ve represented many clients seeking to minimize the financial and emotional cost of divorce and separation – supporting them to secure the best outcome for themselves and their families.
Empowering people to move on with life
From non-adversarial methods – such as collaborative law and mediation – to court litigation, there are many means to achieve a divorce or separation. We help our clients find the best one for their circumstances, providing them with all the support they need to make informed decisions about what’s right for them.
At Sharp Family Law, we understand that divorce and separation are not simply legal or financial processes. We know they affect all aspects of a couple’s life, in unique ways. So we strive to provide each client with a customized service that fits their individual needs. One that encompasses everything from children and finances to emotional well-being, and empowers clients to plan their future with confidence.CONTACT – SHARP FAMILY LAW
Crisp & Co was established in 1996 by Henry & Michele Crisp to provide specialist legal advice in matrimonial and family law to our clients.
Since then, our firm has expanded to locations across London, Bath, Bristol and Manchester.
Our expert solicitors are able to advise in all aspects of family law including divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, and their allied financial issues, separation of couples who have been living together, pre and post-nuptial agreements, and all aspects of the breakdown of relationships involving children.
It is the aim of our firm to provide our clients with a first-class and bespoke service guiding them through the emotional and legal complexities of separation and other related issues. We strive to provide our clients with a secure outcome that is right for them and their families.
As well as the traditional legal advice and representation in Court, we have solicitors who have training in collaborative law and mediation. These are alternative methods of dealing with the breakdown of family relationships based on a less confrontational approach with the objective of achieving a harmonious outcome. For more information on these alternatives see our collaborative and mediation pages.
We will also soon be able to help with a no-fault divorce. A new law is being introduced in April 2022 which will allow couples to get a divorce, civil partnership dissolution, or legal separation without having to blame each other and rely on one of the ‘five facts’ to prove the irretrievable breakdown of the relationship. More information on this can be found on our no-fault divorce page.
We are aware that legal fees are an unwelcome but inevitable consequence of family breakdown, and pride ourselves on offering the best expertise at the most competitive and reasonable price. Furthermore, we endeavour to provide our clients with accurate cost estimates and time frames from the outset and throughout our involvement in their matters. For those clients who have a need to limit costs to a certain sum, we also offer a ‘pay as you go’ service, whereby work is limited to a certain cost limit.CONTACT – CRISP & CO SOLICITORS
Watkins Solicitors was established in Bristol in 1998, quickly becoming one of the region’s foremost specialist law firms and now employs over 30 people in our legal teams and support roles.
A bit about us
As well as being recognized as national leaders in the field of education law, we are also now seen as one of the leading family law firms in Bristol and the South West.
Founded in 1998 by Beverley Watkins, we have grown and expanded to three offices in Bristol whilst developing a formidable and highly experienced team of lawyers. All of our lawyers are experts in their specialization. We do not dabble. You will also quickly find that our lawyers are both committed and supportive. We really do care.
We also aim to make our services affordable. We are transparent on costs, with no hidden extras. At our first meeting, we will go through the payment terms that are most suited to your means. Additionally, we often promote special offers.
Legal aid has now largely disappeared but we remain one of the few firms in the Bristol area able to offer public funding from the Legal Aid Authority. Legal aid may now mainly be restricted to cases involving either childcare cases or domestic violence but during our initial meeting with you, we will be able to tell you whether you will be eligible for legal aid. We are proud to have won the Bristol Law Society Legal Aid Firm of the Year for 2013/2014.CONTACT – WATKINS SOLICITORS
We are a leading Southwest legal and financial planning firm that takes pride in building long-term client relationships with a strong reputation thanks to our exceptional people.
From our offices in Bath, Frome, Sherborne, and Wells we offer expert, straightforward, and comprehensive advice across a range of legal and financial services for both individuals and businesses.
Our people are passionate about what they do and so whether you are starting a business, need help resolving a dispute, planning your retirement, or looking to put a tax-efficient Will in place you can be sure you’re in safe hands.
If your personal circumstances are changing, our solicitors in family law will work with you to protect what matters to you most.
Whether you’re looking for help with a pre or postnuptial agreement, want to end your relationship (whether married or not), or want to protect your children’s interests, our family solicitors will give clear advice so you can make informed choices.
We can help you to negotiate or we can step in and represent you if you’re finding it difficult to reach an agreement. Our ultimate goal is to help you reach a solution that allows everyone to move forward.CONTACT – MOGERS DREWETT
Conley & Wirick, P.A. has served the communities of Bath and Midcoast Maine for more than forty years, and today our attorneys are still committed to serving the people of our community and solving their problems. We pride ourselves on serving as compassionate guides through some of the most stressful times in our clients’ lives while aggressively advocating for their interests. Our goal is to make sure that our clients, our neighbors, are taken care of so they can get help while not letting their legal problems consume their lives. Anywhere from Portland to Augusta, to Rockland, the attorneys of Conley & Wirick are here to help the members of our Maine communities.
The attorneys at Conley & Wirick, P.A. make a point of acting aggressively on your behalf to obtain the best possible result for you and your family. Strategically located in Bath, Maine, we proudly take on family matters for clients in courts located across the MidCoast (West Bath, Wiscasset, Rockland) as well as in Portland, Lewiston, and Augusta.
HOW WE CAN HELP
“Family Law” is a term that ultimately covers a myriad of issues, each with its own levels of complexity depending on your personal situation. The three major categories of family law cases are Divorce, Parental Rights and Responsibilities, and Post-Judgment Motions. Complaints for Protection from Abuse (domestic violence) is somewhat of a hybrid category and can be considered a type of family matter as well, but they do not necessarily overlap.CONTACT – CONLEY & WIRICK, P.A
The beginning and end of a family relationship bring emotional and financial challenges. We are compassionate and creative in our approach. We listen and provide a clear strategy to achieve the best outcome for you and your family.
We are recognized nationally and internationally as one of the best teams of family lawyers in the country for our expertise in both financial cases and cases relating to children. We assist clients from all walks of life and at all stages, whether at the beginning of a relationship and planning a future (for example before a wedding or when relocating to the UK) or at the end of a relationship. Many of our clients or their spouses have international connections, are high-net-worth or ultra-high net worth individuals or professionals, and may have a public profile. The breadth of our firm’s expertise means we can provide a full-service approach, working alongside our immigration, private clients, reputation management, and criminal law colleagues.
We will work with you in ways that best suit your needs. That may involve us guiding and advising in the background or representing you in the courts. Regardless of how you want to use our services, we will support you and put your and your family’s interests first.CONTACT – KINGSLEY NAPLEY LLP
We are a modern solicitor practice but with traditional personal values. We deliver a quality and personal legal service yet maintain exceptional value to clients.
Weisberg Legal advises predominantly on property and private client matters, but we also advise on a variety of general legal issues and cooperate with tax and other legal advisors on matters such as tax, employment, and commercial law.
We pride ourselves on understanding your objectives and requirements and then progressing your legal matters in a diligent and timely way.
Weisberg Legal uses the latest technology which enables us to operate effectively in the office, remotely, or on-site. Whilst a majority of our clients prefer electronic means of communication for their speed and accessibility, we can also travel to you or welcome you to our offices for a face-to-face meeting.
We work with individuals, families, businesses, property developers, and local authorities on legal matters across England, and in addition to our local clients, we have a significant expatriate and offshore client base so are familiar with dealing with complex and unique legal and financial structures. A majority of our clients and their families have been known to our lawyers for many years, and typically our new clients come to us following a personal recommendation.
Whilst “established” in 2020 by Kieran Weisberg, an experienced solicitor and former Partner of a local firm, Weisberg Legal was formed following the acquisition of Rosamund Coppen & Company and her trusted team. The new combined resource brings together a collection of legal experts in several specialist areas.CONTACT – WEISBERG LEGAL
Laker Legal Solicitors was formed in 2011 as the Directors recognized that the legal sector was changing rapidly and that traditional high-street legal firms needed to adapt.
In order to continue providing high-quality legal services whilst at the same time adopting a much more affordable and speedy level of service for clients, we invested heavily in technology and adopted a hybrid model of working whereby our staff could work from home and also work in the central office.
In 2012 we were awarded the Law Society`s Accredited Lexcel, Quality Mark, for our high standards of client care and practice management and we have achieved successful re-accreditation year after year since. In 2019 the firm obtain obtained its CQS accreditation for conveyancing and this too is awarded year after year.
Our way of working is proving very successful and we now have a truly 21st Century Solicitors Practice with a nationwide client base, covering a wide spectrum of legal services for individuals and businesses.
We have consulting rooms in Bath, Kendal, Lancaster, Preston, Maidstone, and Kings Hill and we have been offering video, home, and telephone appointments since 2011.
At Laker Legal Solicitors we offer a full range of Family legal services from private children matters, divorce, and financial matters upon divorce, to the drafting of bespoke legal documents such as prenuptial agreements, living together agreements, and separation agreements.
Our Solicitor, John Hirst frequently appears throughout the Family Courts in the local areas including the Weston Super Mare County Court and we have a wealth of experience in all family law areas. Our Solicitors are members of Resolution and the Family Mediation Consortium.CONTACT – LAKER LEGAL
We all experience risk, change, and conflict at some point in our lives. Every person is different and faces their own set of unique challenges, whether it is protecting their or family, their interests, or their business assets.
At Battens we believe it is important to take the time to listen and understand you, guiding you through some of life’s significant milestones with a wise and collaborative approach.
Our clients count on us for our renowned legal expertise, fresh thinking, and pragmatic insight, delivered in clear, jargon-free language.
We are proud of our 300-year-old history and reputation for hard work, commitment, and timeless values in a modern world full of complexity and uncertainty.
Whatever the personal legal challenge we have a dedicated team of experts who can help
Whatever challenges and circumstances may arise, be it moving house, making a Will, or getting divorced, we understand that seeking legal advice can be a daunting prospect. Through straightforward and professional legal advice we will work hard to find the best solution for you. The wealth of knowledge and expertise amongst our specialists across all our offices allows us to meet the needs of a wide variety of clients.CONTACT – BATTENS SOLICITORS
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