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The 28 Best Divorce Lawyers & Family Solicitors in Manchester

28 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Mark Heptinstall

Slater Heelis     Manchester    

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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He is professional, gave the best advice when needed Amazing support and advice throughout one of the most difficult times in my life First choice for legal support
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Matthew Taylor

Stowe Family Law     Manchester    

4.5 score
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1777 reviews
A tactically and strategically astute family law solicitor, Mathew is a Partner at this highly regarded specialist family law firm. His breadth of experience allows him to advise on all family matters, and is particularly noted for his ability to resolve financial issues following a divorce, separation, or civil...
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Made a difficult time easier thank you At the three day hearing I was comprehensibly cared for Great practice in my eyes helped me through a horrible time
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Mark D Heppinstall

Freeths     West Yorkshire & Greater Manchester    

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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Emma Birch

Austin Kemp     Manchester    

Dealing with a wide range of divorce and family law matters for clients in the Manchester area, Emma is a highly respected solicitor noted for her expertise in divorce, separation, complex ancillary relief finance cases, children cases, pre-nuptial agreements and cases with an international element. Her work also includes...
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Chris Longbottom

Clarke Willmott     Central Manchester    

3.2 score
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11 reviews
Noted as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500, Chris is a Partner and Head of the Family Law team and described as “a sensible and pragmatic lawyer who creates strong relationships with clients and peers”. He offers specialist representation, advice and support on all...
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Emma Gill

Vardags     Manchester    

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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Knowledgeable, respectful and empathetic service and team The Vardags team are exceptionally knowledgable and strategic The level of customer service just simply stunning

Colin Davies

Kuits Solicitors     Manchester    

4.4 score
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29 reviews
Noted as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 and ranked in Chambers UK, Colin has built a strong reputation in the Manchester area for his expertise in family law. Handling all aspects of relationship breakdown for both married and unmarried couples, he is instructed...
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Questions answered effectively Efficient service Fantastic firm

Georgina Chase

Slater and Gordon     Manchester    

4.0 score
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919 reviews
Recognised as a 'Recommended Lawyer' in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500 and ranked in Chambers & Partners, Georgina is described as an outstanding family solicitor who has vison, charisma and leads "a highly committed and energetic team". She approaches her cases with strong ethics and meticulous attention...
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Lovely people looking out for your best interest Excellent and professional service throughout She was excellent from start to finish

Amanda Merrick

Merrick Solicitors     Central Manchester    

4.1 score
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7 reviews
Offering a solution-focused approach to dispute resolution in family cases, Amanda is an experienced and passionate family solicitor and founder of this successful specialist family law firm. She embraces the challenge of resolving personal and often complex issues on a range of matters, with a specialism in high-net-worth family...
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Excellent advice Give you sound advice Her support has been unstinting throughout
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Kirsty Morbey

Davis Blank Furniss     Manchester    

4.7 score
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85 reviews
Treating each client as an individual and advising on their specific needs, Kirsty is a highly capable and approachable family lawyer and divorce solicitor. Partner and Head of the Family Team, she has an enviable depth of experience in family law, with particular expertise in the financial aspects arising...
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Quick to respond, and made the process as smooth as possible Responsive, friendly - highly recommend, would definitely use them again Fantastic knowledge, I am very pleased with the personal touches

James Brown

Hall Brown Family Law     Central Manchester    

4.3 score
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28 reviews
Managing Partner and co-founder of this award-winning, highly commended specialist family law firm in Manchester, James is an intelligent, forward-thinking family lawyer and divorce solicitor who is well respected in his field. With a wealth of expertise in all areas of family law, he specialises in divorce involving complex...
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Amazing, understanding and professional firm Knowledgeable and meticulous Impeccable service and manner in which things are handled

Iwona Durlak

IMD Solicitors     Manchester    

4.1 score
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57 reviews
Co-founder and Senior Partner of this award-winning law firm, Iwona is a specialist family solicitor and deals with all aspects of international family law, with a focus on divorce and associated financial disputes. She ensures that each case is assessed individually, and clients are offered bespoke legal advice which...
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The contact and resolution of matters have always been at the highest level Reliability and professionalism as well as a very nice atmosphere Very professional approach, I'm pleased with the service

Charlotte Beck

Slater Heelis     Central Manchester    

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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Truly agreeable, accommodating and adroit An extremely friendly and professional service from true experts A professional, compassionate service

Katie McCann

Lowry Legal     Manchester    

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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Phillip Rhodes

Irwin Mitchell     Manchester    

4.3 score
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179 reviews
Displaying exceptional expertise and knowledge of family law and particularly highlighted for his work as a family mediator, Phillip is an experienced family solicitor and Partner at this reputable law firm. He provides advice and assistance to separating couples dealing with the many issues that arise following the breakdown...
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Fantastic service from start to finish, highly recommend Irwin Mitchell Company went above & beyond to help keep me updated on all parts of the process Great communication and extremely professional with all of my case

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Peter Belshaw

Clifford Johnston & Co     Manchester    

4.6 score
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122 reviews
Trusted by clients for his exceptional judgement and legal expertise, Peter has been offering advice to clients for a number of decades on all aspects of private family law. He is particularly skilled in high value financial and property issues following divorce and separation, as well as children disputes,...
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Every step in the process was explained fully so we knew what was happening Amazing service from Peter, great communication and help throughout Excellent service, professional, efficient and friendly
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Honor Giles

Maguire Family Law     Manchester    

5.0 score
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34 reviews
Partner at this specialist family law firm, Honor has practised exclusively in family law since qualifying in 2015. She undertakes a varied caseload, advising and representing clients on divorce, separation, financial disputes arising from a relationship breakdown, children matters, domestic abuse and issues concerning cohabiting/unmarried couples. In addition to...
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They are professional, friendly and helpful Maguire Family Law can provide support & legal guidance at challenging times

Rachel Ward

Ward Hadaway     Manchester    

4.3 score
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6 reviews
Guiding and fostering clients through their case with honesty, integrity and compassion, Rachel has a strong reputation in the field of family law and is a Partner in the Matrimonial team. Practising exclusively in family law since being admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and...
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Understanding, compassionate and helped me understand the process Very knowledgeable and professional I wouldn't hesitate in using her services again in future or recommending her
Verified: Leading Lawyer Award since 2nd Nov 2023

Farrukh Tufail

TM Fortis     South Manchester    

4.6 score
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138 reviews
Founder of this reputable law practice with over 25 years’ experience in family law, Farrukh is a highly capable negotiator with a determination to get the best results for his clients. Handling matters for clients in the Manchester area as well as nationally and internationally, he advises on divorce,...
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Unreal service by Mr Tufail, extremely reliable and always a friendly face Lovely helpful people Helpful, friendly and professional service

Nigel Shepherd

Mills & Reeve     Central Manchester    

4.4 score
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9 reviews
With an exceptional reputation in the field of family law for the last 40 years, Nigel is a forward-thinking, strategic family law specialist. Advising and representing a range of clients during his career, he is well versed in all matters relating to the family including divorce, financial disputes and...
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Lorraine Harvey

Simpson Millar     Stretford

3.9 score
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162 reviews
Having worked as a family lawyer and divorce solicitor for over 20 years, Lorraine is a highly accomplished specialist in her field. Partner at the firm, she represents a range of clients including professionals, entrepreneurs, professional sportsmen and women, and CEOs on a wide spectrum of family related matters....
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Friendly, professional service Always kept me informed of progress and polite and helpful staff Happy with the level of service provided & have been kept informed

Susan Johnson

WTB Solicitors     South East Manchester    

4.0 score
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174 reviews
Noted for her efficiency, exceptional client service and keen eye for detail, Susan is a senior solicitor at the firm with a career surpassing 25 years. Having an extensive background in all aspects of family law, Susan’s particular focus is on assisting married and unmarried clients to resolve the...
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Would recommend this solicitor Fantastic service Amazing, supportive and very helpful
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Shelley Chesworth

SAS Daniels     Stockport    

4.0 score
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106 reviews
Shelley has specialised in family law for over 30 years and is a Partner and Head of the Family Law team. She is well versed in the full range of matters with particular expertise in complex financial negotiations involving businesses, pension schemes and substantial investment portfolios. Shelley’s work also...
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Would recommend them every time Very helpful and friendly Extremely knowledgeable and supportive

Louise Garner

Otten Penna     Northenden    

3.7 score
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40 reviews
Admitted as a solicitor in 1985, Louise brings a wealth of experience to her role as a family solicitor and Director at this reputable, local law firm. She holds membership of both The Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation Scheme and the Family Law Advanced Accreditation Scheme, demonstrating excellence in...
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Excellent family law firm, can't recommend them highly enough Very understanding, the advice given was very clear

Amanda McAlister

McAlister Family Law     Central Manchester    

3.7 score
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36 reviews
Securing her place as one of the area’s most sought after family lawyers and divorce solicitors, Amanda brings a wealth of expertise and huge authority to her role as Managing Partner at this Manchester based specialist family law firm. Recognised in both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners,...
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Incredible experience, guided me through every step of the process No nonsense approach They handled my divorce matter with expertise and care

Elspeth Kinder

JMW Solicitors     Manchester    

4.0 score
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502 reviews
One of the firm's Partners and joint Head of the Family Team, Elspeth is a highly capable negotiator with a determination to get the best results for her clients. She has a successful track record in all areas of family law including separation and divorce, financial settlements, cohabitation matters,...
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Highly recommend Great service Brilliant place, handled cases professionally - all staff are helpful & friendly

Michelle Simpson

Chafes Hague Lambert     Urmston    

4.0 score
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18 reviews
Understanding that relationship breakdown can bring a time of high emotion and uncertainty, Michelle is an experienced and empathetic family law specialist who always puts her clients at the heart of everything she does. She undertakes all forms of family law work involving separation and divorce, financial issues, private...
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Help you understand all the complexity. Very professional, helpful and efficient Expect an efficient and friendly service

Hayley King

Didsbury Family Law     Didsbury    

4.0 score
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9 reviews
Co-founder of this specialist family law firm, Hayley brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her family work and is a highly regarded expert in her field. Boasting a career spanning over 24 years, she can support her clients on a number of family law issues including divorce,...
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Excellent service from Hayley - discrete and reliable I was given clear and straight forward advice from beginning to end Professional and excellent service