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The 14 Best Divorce Lawyers & Family Solicitors in Canterbury & Nearby

14 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Mark Heptinstall

Slater Heelis     National    

4.9 score
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1508 reviews
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Recognised as a leading expert in the field of family law, Mark is well known for his meticulous approach to case preparation alongside a proactive and tough stance when negotiating the best outcomes for his clients. Partner and Head of the Family Department at this Legal 500 ‘Leading Firm’,...
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Mark's knowledge of law and compassionate approach really was a shining light Responsive, considerate and very professional His advice was clear and always in my interest
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Sebastian Burrows

Stowe Family Law     Canterbury    

4.5 score
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1777 reviews
A renowned family law expert, excellent strategist and described as “pragmatic, sensitive and personable”, Sebastian is Managing Partner at this well-regarded specialist family law firm and has been offering high quality legal advice and representation in family law matters for over 20 years. He has an excellent success rate...
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Great practice in my eyes helped me through a horrible time Committed to getting the best possible outcome for me Very professional, hard working and thorough
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James Dillon

Hardman & Watson     Birchington    

3.9 score
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21 reviews
Managing Director and Head of the Family Law team, James has a wealth of experience in all aspects of family law amassed over 25 years. His expertise in relationship breakdown is second-to-none, advising on every aspect of divorce, disputes relating to children, division of family assets, and injunctions, and...
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Went beyond the call of duty for us Excellent service Would turn to them again without hesitation

Nigel Clarke

Family Resolution     Canterbury    

5.0 score
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7 reviews
Principal of this specialist family law practice, Nigel is an advocate of alternative dispute resolution and aims to support his clients and their families to move forward from a family breakdown amicably and constructively. He is able to advise on a range of matters including divorce, separation, financial remedies,...
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I would recommend his services Nigel has handled my case with sensitivity and compassion I cannot thank Nigel enough

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Nadia Beckett

Beckett Solicitors     Canterbury    

4.9 score
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8 reviews
Founder of this specialist family law firm established in 2008, Nadia is dedicated to providing a sensitive and supportive service during the difficult process of family breakdown, which is often a stressful and emotional time. She handles a diverse caseload involving divorce, separation, cohabitation issues, financial remedy and cases...
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True customer service Handling of my divorce proceedings was exemplary I knew that I was in good hands

Rayma Collins

Furley Page     Canterbury    

3.8 score
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31 reviews
Working tirelessly and diligently to support her clients following a relationship breakdown, Rayma is a compassionate and trusted family lawyer and divorce solicitor. Partner and Head of Family Law, she manages a diverse mix of cases including divorce, separation, cohabitation issues, complex cases involving children, and wealth protection matters...
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Very professional Great advice Can’t fault them

Charlotte Beck

Slater Heelis     National    

4.9 score
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1508 reviews
Described as “insightful, resolute and with exceptional client-care skills”, Charlotte is an accomplished family law solicitor, recognised in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 as a ‘Next Generation Partner’. A Director in the firm’s Family team, she stands out for her tough negotiation skills in a wide spectrum...
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An extremely friendly and professional service from true experts I felt handled with compassion and patience Excellent service from the Slater Heelis Team.

Emma Palmer

Whitehead Monckton     Canterbury    

4.1 score
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16 reviews
An experienced solicitor and director, as well as heading up the firm’s Family Law Department, Emma has a proven background in family law and can advise on all aspects relating to relationships and family, with a particular specialism in complex financial cases involving multiple properties, pensions, investments and businesses....
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Michael Clarke

Davis Simmonds & Donaghey     Canterbury    

3.6 score
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14 reviews
With a successful family law career stretching over more than 25 years across a broad range of complex cases, Michael brings an understanding and empathy for the challenges that his clients face. His work encompasses all areas arising from a relationship breakdown including divorce, separation, cohabitation disputes, civil partnerships,...
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Best family solicitor Highly recommended

Joanna Illingworth

Gardner Croft     Canterbury    

3.7 score
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21 reviews
A family solicitor who is valued for her “steadying, calm presence” and “balanced view and excellent advice”, Joanne is a Partner and Head of the Family Law team at this Canterbury based firm. She has wide expertise in all matters arising from divorce and separation, and has handled cases...
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Good service, polite helpful staff A friendly and helpful solicitors

Jonathan da Costa

Boys & Maughan     Canterbury    

4.7 score
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47 reviews
Listed as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 and ranked in Chambers and Partners, Jonathan is described as “very impressive and competent but also empathetic towards his clients” and has a solid reputation in the field of family law. Partner and Head of the...
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Very helpful and kept me up to date Professional yet approachable Down to earth and understanding

Perveez Sethna

Parry Law Solicitors     Whitstable    

3.9 score
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35 reviews
Known for providing exceptional, carefully considered advice in a timely and consistent manner, Perveez is a highly respected family solicitor who has supported many clients in the local community to resolve family disputes in a fair, compassionate and amicable way. Partner and Head of the Matrimonial & Family Department,...
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Felt you genuinely cared Making the procedure bearable Fabulous solicitors

Gemma Purt

Girlings Solicitors     Herne Bay    

4.8 score
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28 reviews
Head of the Family Law department, Gemma is instructed by a broad range of clients and is committed to providing advice in clear, effective language and achieving a fair settlement. She offers specialist representation, advice and support on all issues pertaining to the separated family, including divorce proceedings and...
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They know what they are doing Would highly recommend Girlings team Excellent service and prompt responses during the process

Sophie Read

Brachers     Canterbury    

Partner at this award-winning law firm, Sophie is a talented solicitor who specialises in family law, dealing with the full spectrum of family and matrimonial issues. She has a wealth of knowledge in divorce, financial issues arising from relationship breakdown and complex children cases, including international relocation, and the...
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