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The 24 Best Divorce Lawyers & Family Solicitors in Bristol

24 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Jemma Slavin

Stowe Family Law     Bristol    

4.5 score
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1747 reviews
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Regarded as a highly intelligent, intuitive, and empathetic family lawyer and divorce solicitor, Jemma has an exceptional reputation in the field of family law. Regional Director at this well-respected specialist family law firm, she is committed to offering a bespoke service to her clients which focuses on their specific...
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Committed to getting the best possible outcome for me It was nice to deal with someone who actually cares Excellent service, quick and informative in responses
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Sarah Hoskinson

Burgess Salmon     Central Bristol    

4.3 score
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40 reviews
Highly proficient at tackling any divorce or family issue, Sarah is recognised as one of the leading family lawyers in Bristol. She specialises in complex financial settlements on divorce and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and is able to handle cases with significant and/or complex assets, income, corporate or trust...
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Welcoming and very helpful Excellent advice Very nice firm and great people
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Daniel Eames

Michelmores     Bristol    

5.0 score
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2 reviews
Widely regarded for his international law expertise and ability to achieve prompt solutions, Daniel is a highly accomplished family law specialist with a career spanning over 20 years. Partner and Head of the Family team, he is experienced in all areas of family law, with particular expertise in acting...
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John Pratley

Apple Tree Family Law     Bristol    

An exceptionally talented family law specialist who has a reputation for his depth of legal knowledge and his ability to tactically manage cases, John is highly regarded in the field of family law. Founder of his own specialist family law firm based in Bristol, he is committed to providing...
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James Myatt

Shakespeare Martineau     Central Bristol    

4.0 score
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29 reviews
Known for his expert knowledge, sympathetic manner, tough negotiating and pragmatic approach, James is a highly accomplished family lawyer and divorce solicitor at this award-winning law firm. Director and Head of the Family Department and Personal Legal Services, he is known for his ability to work with detailed and...
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Made the experience as smooth as possible, answered my multitude of questions Highly recommended Kind, empathetic and very helpful
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Ayesha Vardag

Vardags     National    

4.8 score
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259 reviews
One of the country’s most widely known and highly respected divorce and family lawyers, Ayesha Vardag has a formidable record in family and matrimonial law. She has won numerous ground breaking cases that have shaped family law, most notable of which was a landmark Supreme Court case that led...
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What a superb team. Second to none The level of customer service just simply stunning We had such a wonderful team protecting us
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Joanne Thomas

Freeths     Bristol    

Recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500, Joanne is described as “one of the most dedicated and diligent solicitors” who is “always willing to go the extra mile for her clients”. A Director at the firm, she specialises in all aspects relating to...
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Joanna Newton

Stowe Family Law     Bristol    

4.5 score
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1747 reviews
Shortlisted for Lawyer of the Year by The Bristol Law Society, Joanna is described as “an exceptional family lawyer” who “combines a straight-talking and focused approach with empathy and compassion”. A Partner at this renowned family law firm, she represents a broad range of clients, on all family law...
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Excellent firm. I was very imppresssed Committed to getting the best possible outcome for me Great practice in my eyes helped me through a horrible time

Phil Thomas

Henriques Griffiths     East Bristol    

4.4 score
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111 reviews
Professional, knowledgeable and sensitive to the challenges of a relationship breakdown, Phil brings over 13 years of expertise to his role as a family lawyer and divorce solicitor at the firm. Representing clients from all walks of life, he provides advice and representation on divorce, dissolution and nullity proceedings,...
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Professional & responsive firm, with excellent communication & resolution Very quick responses and were always happy to answer any questions Really helpful and professional, would definitely recommend

Philippa Morgan

Lyons Davidson     Bristol    

3.4 score
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244 reviews
An accomplished family lawyer and Head of the Family Law team, Philippa has been in practice for over 25 years. She has vast expertise in international family law cases, and is a Resolution accredited specialist in international child abduction and private law children. Her work involves international parental abduction...
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Extremely impressed with the knowledge, professionalism and personal care Highly skilled and knowledgeable, their advice and guidance was first class Great professional service, enquiries always dealt with promptly & with courtesy

Helen Battrick

Battrick Clark     Redland, Bristol    

4.4 score
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195 reviews
A legal talent who is also highly approachable and supportive of her clients’ needs, Helen has practised exclusively in family law for over 25 years and is the founder of this reputable law firm serving the Bristol area since 1997. She offers advice and representation on divorce, separation, issues...
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Always sound advice Always felt safe in the hands of Battrick Clark Quick and efficient

Kerry Graham

Buckles Solicitors     Bristol    

A formidable and highly committed family solicitor and Partner with over 25 years' experience, Kerry boasts a reputation for being commercially savvy with expertise in family law and litigation. Representing clients locally, nationally and internationally, she has extensive experience in dealing with high-net-worth financial disputes which often involve companies,...
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Bessie Hanson

Brigstow Family Law     Bristol    

4.6 score
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11 reviews
Qualifying as a solicitor in 2008 and now a Director at the firm, Bessie specialises in family law and is committed to providing pragmatic, constructive, and individualised advice to help clients find the best way forward. She undertakes all forms of family law work with particular expertise in financial...
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Approachable, professional, knowledgeable & had impeccable attention to detail Bessie's advice is sensible, concise and she has the ability to predict Considerate of my situation & careful to explain costs & the options available

Jennifer Pollock

Irwin Mitchell     Bristol    

4.2 score
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85 reviews
Passionate about providing the highest level of service to her clients with a personal touch, Jennifer practises exclusively in family law and offers practical, honest advice on the full range of matters. Her caseload includes divorce, separation, cohabitation disputes, children issues and domestic abuse injunctions. She is particularly well...
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I can’t thank Jennifer enough for what she has done for me and my daughter Great service and support, clearly explained my options at every stage Professional and empathetic, making me feel understood which was invaluable
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Sarah Marshall

Barcan+Kirby     Bishopston, Bristol    

4.7 score
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155 reviews
Partner at this highly regarded law firm, Sarah successfully combines her legal expertise with levels of compassion and support for her clients that come as a result of her 17 years of overseeing family law cases. Her practice involves divorce, separation, financial issues, cohabitation disputes and pre-nuptial agreements. Sarah...
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Helpful, efficient service and advice Highly recommended as their service is perfect Very professional and thorough service, highly recommend

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Victoria Shufflebottom

Watkins Solicitors     Bristol    

3.4 score
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42 reviews
Victoria has earned a reputation for being a down-to-earth and compassionate family solicitor in the Bristol community and has been specialising in family law since 2007, advising on the full range of family and matrimonial matters. She is particularly sought after for her expertise in care proceedings where she...
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A great team, helped us through a very stressful and difficult time Gave great advice and were very thorough and tenacious on our behalf Excellent service, would highly recommend

Ashley Palminteri

The Family Law Practice     Bristol    

4.6 score
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10 reviews
Founder and Director of this specialist family law firm, Ashley has a strong track record in family law cases that spans over 25 years. Identified as a family law expert and recommended in both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500, he handles a wide range of cases with...
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Extremely professional and knowledgeable This is such a great law firm Constantly looking out for the best interests of their clients

Richard Sharp

Sharp Family Law     Bristol    

5.0 score
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5 reviews
Practising as a family law solicitor for over three decades, Richard brings a depth and breadth of experience to devise fitting solutions for each individual client during what is often an emotional and stressful time in their life. Having established his own specialist law firm based in Bristol in...
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Gareth Schofield

Clarke Willmott     Central Bristol    

4.5 score
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35 reviews
With an excellent reputation in the Bristol community built over 26 years, Gareth has established a strong practice in family law, representing a broad range of clients in all matters. Partner and Head of the Family team, he is highly experienced in divorce settlements and cohabitation disputes, representing clients...
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Clarke Willmott excel Highly recommend them Give you confidence

Katy Zikking

Harbour Family Law     Bristol    

4.6 score
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9 reviews
Founder and Director of this specialist family law firm set up in 2013, Katy has established a strong practice exclusively in family law, dealing with all aspects of relationship breakdown for both married and unmarried couples. Her work involves divorce, separation, finances (including property disputes) and arrangements concerning children,...
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Would highly recommend Katy kept it all together Clear, smooth and hassle free

Jo Morris

AMD Solicitors     Henleaze, Bristol    

4.7 score
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75 reviews
Director and Head of the Family Law Department at this highly respected law firm, Jo is a talented solicitor with an excellent reputation in the field of family law. Boasting a career of over 18 years, she provides advice and assistance on divorce, financial settlements, unmarried couple disputes, and...
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Excellent and efficient service Good service, straightforward and good to work with Approachable

Samantha Hickman

VWV     Henleaze, Bristol    

A Partner at this highly regarded full service law firm, Samantha has over 25 years' experience dealing with a wide variety of divorce and family law matters. A sharp, committed and reliable family law solicitor, she has represented a range of clients, both UK based and internationally, in matrimonial...
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Chris Miller

Barcan+Kirby     Bedminster, Bristol    

4.5 score
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119 reviews
Specialising in family law since qualifying as a solicitor in 1990, Chris offers a calm, practical and non-confrontational approach to all issues relating to relationships and family. His work involves divorce, separation, and finance and cohabitation cases often relating to joint properties, pensions, businesses and complex finances. Chris is...
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I would definitely recommend this law firm Great communication, very knowledgeable Chris was always very easy to get hold of and I never felt he was too busy to ta

Alison Bradley

Wards Solicitors     North Bristol    

4.5 score
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32 reviews
Able to provide a pragmatic and realistic approach to negotiations and settlement, Alison is a highly regarded family lawyer and divorce solicitor at this Legal 500 'Leading Firm'. Boasting a career of over 25 years and Partner and Head of the Family Team, she offers high quality advice on...
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Professional staff Always helpful and get jobs done Very good service

Edward Lyons

Lyons Law     North Bristol    

3.6 score
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20 reviews
Earning a reputation as a highly respected divorce solicitor and family law professional in the Bristol area, Edward's work encompasses all family matters with particular expertise in high value matrimonial financial cases; often where there is complex interplay between matrimonial and business assets. A favourite with his clients, he...
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Very thorough and efficient Have total trust in them Lyons have an excellent team