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The 21 Best Divorce Solicitors & Family Lawyers in Leeds

21 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Mark Heptinstall

Slater Heelis     West Yorkshire Region    

4.9 score
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1494 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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The support and legal advice I received was excellent Mark Heptinstall of Slater Heelis is an exceptional lawyer Responsive, considerate and very professional
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Mark D Heppinstall

Freeths     Leeds    

Director at this innovative law firm, Mark is an intelligent, technically astute and compassionate family lawyer and divorce solicitor with a meticulous, hands-on approach to his cases. His calm, composed manner is valued by his clients who seek advice and representation on a wide range of matters including separation...
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Sarah Barr Young

Stowe Family Law     Leeds    

4.5 score
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1747 reviews
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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Excellent service, quick and informative in responses It was nice to deal with someone who actually cares Had huge confidence in the ability of everyone I came into contact with

Andrea Dyer

Ward Hadaway     Central Leeds    

3.6 score
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9 reviews
Described as offering “impeccable service”, Andrea has specialised in family law for over 30 years and is a Partner in the Family team. Her work covers a broad spectrum of family issues, including divorce and associated financial disputes, children matters, civil partnership dissolution, cohabitee issues and drafting pre-nuptial and...
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Claire Withers

gunnercooke     Leeds    

5.0 score
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9 reviews
Holding a strong reputation for her work in family law, Claire has practised in this area for more than 20 years, making her one of the region’s go-to family experts. Offering a sensible, and pragmatic approach to her cases, she provides advice on divorce, separation, complex and high value...
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Was able to keep me focused on what really mattered I was able to reach a settlement that enabled me to move forward positively She is calm, knowledgeable and always professional
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Emma Gill

Vardags     National    

4.8 score
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259 reviews
A stand-out family and divorce lawyer who is described by The Legal 500 as “ferociously bright” and “devoted to her clients”, Emma is afforded the utmost respect in her profession for her knowledge of family law and her enviable record for securing the very best possible outcomes for her...
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They helped me achieve an outcome that was beyond my expectations Knowledgeable, respectful and empathetic service and team The level of customer service just simply stunning

Chris Preston

Switalskis Solicitors     Leeds    

4.4 score
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59 reviews
Described as practical, down-to-earth, empathetic and solution focused, Chris is a family law expert who has worked in the legal sector for over 27 years. His work spans a variety of family law matters with expertise in financial and ancillary relief cases in divorce, as well as assisting unmarried...
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Lyn Ayrton

Lake Legal     Central Leeds    

Considered to be one of the most effective family law specialists in the Leeds area, Lyn is a Senior Partner and Head of the Family Law Team. With a successful track record in family law for over three decades, she combines legal expertise of complex matrimonial finance and divorce...
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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 whole team were kind and professional at all times A great help during a difficult time I felt genuinely looked after

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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Excellent and knowledgeable professionals Professional, friendly, knowledgeable

Ann Robinson

Blacks     Central Leeds    

4.3 score
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539 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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Highly efficient and great at keeping things moving Knowledgeable, professional and work in a timely manner Stress free experience & communication is excellent throughout the whole process

Charlotte Beck

Slater Heelis     West Yorkshire Region    

4.9 score
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1494 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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I felt handled with compassion and patience A professional, compassionate service 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

Sabeena Din

Milson Legal Solicitors     Leeds    

5.0 score
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37 reviews
Founder and Director of this specialist family law firm which prides itself on its exceptional client care, Sabeena has over 20 years' experience of family law cases. Providing expert advice and assistance to married couples, cohabitees, and parents, she is able to assist with divorce and separation with a...
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I wholeheartedly recommend Sabeena and her services to anyone She goes above & beyond, would recommend her services to anyone Support went above & beyond, showing that you genuinely care about your clients

Rachel Spencer Robb

Clarion     Central Leeds    

4.3 score
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48 reviews
Partner at this award-winning law firm, Rachel has over 25 years’ experience in family and matrimonial law, supporting families in the Leeds area and across the UK. She provides advice and representation on a broad range of issues, with a particular focus on the financial aspects of family law....
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Put my mind at ease and excellent client facilities Absolutely professional and welcoming First class advice as always

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Laura Clapton

Consilia Legal     Central Leeds    

4.9 score
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188 reviews
Co-founder and Director of this specialist firm based in Leeds, Laura is a well respected family lawyer and divorce solicitor and advises individuals in all aspects of private family law work. She is particularly skilled in high-net-worth matrimonial finance cases involving complex financial structures, businesses and overseas assets as...
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Provided an excellent service throughout Speedy, good communication & clear advice throughout, definitely recommend Great service

Jill Rucklidge

Rucklidge Law     Selby    

5.0 score
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5 reviews
With a focus on offering exceptional legal advice without the jargon and empowering clients to make their own decisions on all issues relating to family and relationships, Jill has over 20 years of knowledge and experience under her belt. Founder of this niche family law practice, her client cases...
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Their service has been to a high standard Dealt with all my issues with total expertise Professional & understanding from start to finish, would recommend to anybody

Adrian Clossick

Stewarts     Central Leeds    

4.2 score
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5 reviews
Described in Chambers UK as a solicitor who is "a respected figure in the market... offers a deep knowledge of matrimonial finance issues. Sources regard him as very bright, enthusiastic and able", Adrian is Head of the Divorce and Family team and a renowned specialist in matrimonial finance. He...
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Simply the BEST Professional from the first minute to the last Cannot fault in any way

Katie McCann

Lowry Legal     Leeds    

Katie is founder and Managing Partner of this modern, progressive law firm specialising in family law. Originally a barrister, she has vast experience in a wide spectrum of family related matters and is able to take a client from initial instructions through to appearance at a final contested hearing...
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Daniel Sugaré

Sugare & Co     East Leeds    

4.8 score
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151 reviews
Appreciated for his friendly and approachable manner, Daniel will always act in the very best interests of his clients and endeavours to obtain the best outcome whether by negotiation or by way of court proceedings. Head of the Family Law Department, he has experience in all areas of family...
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Our family life is much much better as a result Going above and beyond consistently, highly recommend Learn about you as a person and make sure they are aware of every detail

Clare Thornton

Thornton Jones Solicitors     Garforth, Leeds    

4.9 score
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154 reviews
A specialist family lawyer and divorce solicitor for over 28 years, Clare has built a reputation as one of the go-to solicitors for family matters and offers the added weight of being the Managing Partner at this well regarded law firm. Committed to a constructive, non-confrontational approach aimed at...
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Very grateful for all the advice , support and knowledge Would fully recommend the team A rough journey was made far easier with them