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The 17 Best Divorce Solicitors & Family Lawyers in Pontefract & Nearby

17 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Sarah Barr Young

Stowe Family Law     Leeds    

4.5 score
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1777 reviews
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A Managing Partner at this widely respected specialist family law firm, Sarah is lauded as a first-class family law expert who adopts a holistic approach to her family law cases. Valued for her empathy and commitment to alleviating the stress of a relationship breakdown, she advises and represents clients...
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They always go over and above for their clients Excellent service, quick and informative in responses Had huge confidence in the ability of everyone I came into contact with
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Mark Heptinstall

Slater Heelis     West Yorkshire    

4.9 score
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1508 reviews
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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An extremely friendly and professional service from true experts Professional in handling my case with a terrific result He is thorough, knowledgeable and takes no nonsense
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Clare Peckett

Switalskis Solicitors     Pontefract    

4.3 score
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31 reviews
Director and Head of the Family department at this ‘Top Tier’ Legal 500 law firm, Clare has been offering family law advice to clients for over 30 years. Experienced in a wide range of matters, she offers assistance on divorce, separation, cohabitee disputes and complex financial issues arising from...
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Jan Stephenson

CLS Solicitors     Pontefract    

3.7 score
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23 reviews
With almost 30 years working in family law, Jan started her career as a paralegal before qualifying as a solicitor in 2006. She is well versed in all areas of family law, including divorce, separation, cohabitation matters, financial disputes, and relationship agreements such as pre-nuptial agreements and separation agreements....
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Absolutely fantastic in every way, I've used them for years Jan was helpful and pleasant to me regarding a concern

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Deborah McBurney

Wright & Co     Pontefract    

4.7 score
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24 reviews
With a successful 30 year career to draw upon, Deborah is an expert in the field of family law. She acts for clients across the full spectrum of family law cases with particular expertise in public law children cases including care proceedings brought by the Local Authority, as well...
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I have recommended to others and I will be using again A good result with a matrimonial issue Very friendly

Nigel Monaghan

Ison Harrison     Pontefract    

4.6 score
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110 reviews
An experienced divorce lawyer and family law specialist, Nigel has an encyclopaedic knowledge of family law, combined with a passion for putting people’s lives back on track after a relationship breakdown. With over three decades of expertise under his belt, he offers advice on divorce, separation, financial settlements, and...
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Professional, easy to deal with and excellent communication Very helpful, lovely friendly staff who were very patient

Stephanie Pollitt

Carters Solicitors     Pontefract    

4.5 score
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35 reviews
Specialising in family law since 1998, Stephanie prides herself on bringing sensitivity and compassion to her role. A Director at the firm, she has considerable experience in divorce and children work, with a particular specialism in children law matters and domestic abuse. She regularly represents parents in care proceedings...
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Barbara Stevens

Hartley & Worstenholme     Castleford    

3.0 score
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44 reviews
With a focus on offering excellent customer care as well as expert legal advice without the jargon, Barbara has a career spanning over 30 years in the field of family law. A senior solicitor at the firm, she is a specialist in matrimonial and children law, advising and supporting...
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Steven Eldridge

Thornton Jones Solicitors     Wakefield    

4.6 score
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99 reviews
Director of Family Law at the firm, Steven is an accomplished and proven divorce and family lawyer. With a formidable reputation for being able to handle complex cases and highly sought after for his expert negotiation skills, he deals with a broad spectrum of matters, including divorce and separation,...
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Communication and service excellent I was very confident in them Very happy to recommend the team

Rebecca Payne

Chadwick Lawrence     Wakefield    

3.8 score
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75 reviews
With a highly professional and supportive approach to her cases, Rebecca is a specialist in the field of family law and has practised exclusively in this area since qualifying as a solicitor in 2007. A Partner at the firm serving clients in the Pontefract area, she provides advice on...
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The service is always fantastic, very personable and great to work with Helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and responsive Fully informed & comfortable with the process, everything went very smoothly

Gareth Long

JWP Solicitors     Wakefield    

4.1 score
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31 reviews
Qualifying as a solicitor in 2003, Gareth is a Partner and Head of the Family Department at this widely respected law firm. Well-known for his ability to work with detailed and complex cases, he can assist with all aspects of divorce and separation, financial issues, cohabitee disputes and matters...
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Really knows how to handle a case Gareth was professional, knowledgeable and friendly Thoroughly recommend him

Gabbie Clasper

Silk Family Law     Leeds    

4.7 score
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15 reviews
An exceptionally talented family law specialist who has a reputation for her depth of legal knowledge and her ability to manage complex matters, Gabbie is highly regarded in the field of family law. She brings over 30 years’ experience to her work, specialising in divorce and the related matrimonial...
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The team simplified all the ambiguous language Would definitely use this law firm if required in the future Professional, understanding and thorough

Rebecca Baker

Catteralls Solicitors     Wakefield    

4.4 score
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75 reviews
Approaching each of her family cases in a professional yet caring manner, Rebecca prides herself on finding logical and practical solutions in what can be very difficult circumstances. A Partner and Head of the Family Law Department, she handles a variety of family and matrimonial law services including divorce,...
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Really lovely experience Explained everything very thoroughly Genuinely care about their clients
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Rebecca Sargent

Ramsdens Solicitors     Wakefield    

4.1 score
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8 reviews
Passionate about providing her clients with efficient, professional, and no-nonsense advice, Rebecca is a family lawyer and divorce solicitor who takes on each case with determination and compassion to get the best possible results for her clients. A Partner at this award-winning law firm, she guides her clients on...
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Helped me with a difficult situation Great company Highly recommended

Lucy Phipps

Weightmans     Leeds    

4.3 score
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9 reviews
An exceptional family lawyer, Lucy is described in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 as “an impressive family practitioner” who “pursues her client’s cases with tenacity and vigour”. She is one of the firm’s Partners and has over 15 years' experience, specialising in obtaining financial settlements alongside divorce,...
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Provided me with sound, clear, and practical legal advice Courteous, professional and they kept me well informed

Chris Burns

Lupton Fawcett     Leeds    

3.8 score
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40 reviews
Valued by his clients for his “to-the-point, direct and no-nonsense approach”, Chris is an experienced and highly capable family law solicitor who has practised in family law for over 28 years. Partner and Head of the Family team, he is able to provide advice and representation to a broad...
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Professional, friendly, knowledgeable Excellent and knowledgeable professionals

Ann Robinson

Blacks     Central Leeds    

4.3 score
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566 reviews
A longstanding member of the firm and now Partner and Head of the Family Law team, Ann has a career spanning over 30 years in family law. Handling a range of cases, she is particularly well versed in complex cases involving businesses, pensions, and overseas assets, often representing high-net-worth...
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Knowledgeable, professional and work in a timely manner Very friendly & good communication Great service throughout, always available when needed