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The 22 Best Divorce Lawyers & Family Solicitors in Newcastle

22 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Joanne Major

Major Family Law     Newcastle & North East    

4.9 score
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350 reviews
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An exceptionally well regarded figure in the field of family law across the North East, Joanne offers clear-sighted, shrewd, and carefully considered advice on all aspects of divorce and family law. She is consistently hailed by clients for her exceptional care, wisdom, and staunch dedication to serving their best...
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A well-known, professional firm of family lawyers Very impressed with the level of service We have already recommended Major Family Law to an acquaintance
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Sarah Barr Young

Stowe Family Law     Newcastle    

4.5 score
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1777 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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It was nice to deal with someone who actually cares Excellent firm. I was very imppresssed Handled my case with professionalism and courtesy
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Jennifer Goldstein

Samuel Phillips Law     Central Newcastle    

4.2 score
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82 reviews
Establishing herself as a highly respected family law practitioner in the Newcastle area, Jennifer was admitted as a solicitor in 1992 and has specialised in family law ever since. She is a Senior Consultant at this reputable law firm and offers vast expertise and knowledge on the full spectrum...
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Professional throughout Very thorough, friendly, professional and just overall excellent I can't thank them enough for the difference that they have made to my life
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Gemma Iceton

Ward Hadaway     Newcastle    

4.0 score
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55 reviews
Described by her clients as compassionate, approachable, committed and “works tirelessly to achieve the best outcome”, Gemma brings over 19 years of expertise and knowledge to her role as a family law solicitor. She can advise on all facets of family law involving separation, divorce, children matters, pre-nuptial agreements...
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Experience, intelligence, common sense, empathy and attention to detail Level of professionalism, knowledge & attention to detail was excellent I would highly recommend Gemma and Ward Hadaway to anyone else

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Lucy Mead

David Gray     Newcastle    

4.7 score
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470 reviews
A go-to family law expert, a Partner and Head of the Family Department, Lucy has dealt with family and matrimonial issues since qualifying as a solicitor in 2001. Representing clients from all sectors, she advises on divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, arrangements for children, injunctions and financial issues. Lucy...
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Excellent, would definitely recommend them I am grateful for the difference they have made to our lives Competent, pleasant and efficient service

Louise Masters

Sintons Law     Central Newcastle    

4.3 score
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127 reviews
Recognised as a 'Next Generation Partner' in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500, Louise is described as "an extremely capable family lawyer and collaborative lawyer. She is innovative and forward thinking and a good leader". A Partner and Head of the Family Team at this reputable firm, she...
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Personal & helpful at all times, legal business with a caring persona throughout Would definitely choose Sintons again Very efficient
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Christian Butler

Hay & Kilner     Central Newcastle    

4.2 score
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31 reviews
Praised for his sincere and empathetic yet practical, objective and constructive approach to family issues, Christian is a well respected family law expert. A Partner at this full-service law firm, he acts on behalf of clients in all areas of family and matrimonial law, including disputes arising from divorce...
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Extremely competent, reassuring and professional I would recommend Hay & Kilner to others with no hesitation Very friendly

Sam Carter

Major Family Law     Newcastle & North East    

4.9 score
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351 reviews
Sam is a highly esteemed family law specialist who is known for his outcome and client focused approach and has earned recognition for his expertise in family law as a ‘Rising Star’ and a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500. Legal Director at this Legal...
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Impressed at his ability to quickly recall information specific to my case Without a doubt I would use them again in the future The advice I received was for the best interests of my children

Christine McVay

Jacksons Law     Newcastle    

4.6 score
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47 reviews
With a strong reputation for her pragmatic, strategic and committed approach to her cases, Christine is a highly reputable family lawyer and divorce solicitor in great demand. Boasting a two decade career, she has dealt with complex and high profile cases involving celebrities, members of the Bar and judiciary...
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We were given realistic options every step of the way Gave us the best outcome we could have wished for They stood shoulder to shoulder with us and were there and available throughout

Victoria Lant

Browell Smith & Co     Newcastle    

4.2 score
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21 reviews
Drawing upon her 20 years of legal experience, Victoria is able to deal calmly and sensitively with the most demanding of situations and achieve the best outcomes for her clients. Head of the Family Law team, she practises exclusively in family and matrimonial law, dealing with cases relating to...
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Remained professional with great communication Helpful, sympathetic and knowledgeable Really pleased with the service from Browell Smith

Nina James

Gibson & Co     Newcastle    

4.4 score
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36 reviews
Passionate about providing excellent client care, Nina is an empathetic, supportive family lawyer and divorce solicitor with a wealth of experience and knowledge from her 19 years in family law. She is regularly instructed in cases relating to divorce, separation, disputes over child arrangements, financial issues associated with a...
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First class service and very patient Professional, helpful & explained everything clearly Good place for legal advice and very friendly and helpful

Emily Cannell

Mincoffs     East Newcastle    

4.7 score
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158 reviews
Described as personable, attentive and accomplished, Emily is a highly respected family law specialist who has been noted as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500. Partner and Head of the firm’s Family department, she has extensive experience in all aspects of family law...
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Very professional and a pleasure to deal with Excellent service, friendly and efficient Excellent service from start to finish, very professional and helpful

Margaret Simpson

Silk Family Law     Central Newcastle    

4.2 score
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21 reviews
Sharp, knowledgeable, and determined, Margaret demonstrates an outstanding commitment to family law and has been representing a wide range of clients for over 25 years. With vast experience in dealing with a variety of family issues, particularly in the area of matrimonial finance, she handles cases for a broad...
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Highly recommended Meticulous in their handling Professional, accessible, diligent

Andrew Wraith

Prism Family Law     Newcastle    

Principal Solicitor at this thriving specialist family law firm, Andrew brings over 17 years of experience and knowledge to his role. He acts on behalf of clients dealing with a broad range of situations arising out of relationship breakdown, including divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, arrangements for children,...
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Ben Pepperell

Pepperells Solicitors     Newcastle    

3.6 score
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12 reviews
Chief Executive and a family law specialist at this innovative law firm, Ben has an excellent reputation in the field of family law and has been instrumental in the growth of the firm over the last 10 years. Representing a range of clients, he is sought after for his...
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Paul Dodds

Paul Dodds Law     Wallsend    

4.4 score
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77 reviews
Senior Partner and Head of the Family Law Department, Paul is a highly capable family law specialist who brings over 40 years' experience to his varied caseload. He has a great breadth of experience in matters ranging from divorce, separation, asset division and finances, to cohabitee disputes, pre-nuptial agreements,...
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Superb guidance and excellent support Best for family law Professional, clear, effective advice and support

Sue McArthur

EMG Solicitors     Newcastle    

4.2 score
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18 reviews
With exceptional legal knowledge, excellent negotiation skills and a personable approach to her cases, Sue is a highly accomplished divorce solicitor and family law specialist who has been representing clients for over 30 years. She offers pragmatic, constructive, and individualised advice to help clients find the best way forward...
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Would highly recommend Great service Professional throughout

Jacqueline Emmerson

Emmersons Solicitors     Newcastle    

4.5 score
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158 reviews
Managing Director and Founder of this multi award-winning law firm, Jacqueline is one of the area's most esteemed family lawyers and divorce solicitors with over 30 years of knowledge and expertise. Representing a range of clients, she is instructed in all areas of family law, including divorce and dissolution,...
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Efficient and clear to understand Professional service received at all times Great service from start to finish

Carolyne Hargreaves

PGS Law     Tyneside    

4.4 score
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41 reviews
Recognised as one of the area’s family law experts, Carolyne is a Partner, Head of the Family Department and the Legal Aid Supervisor for this reputable law firm. She offers specialist representation, advice and support on all issues pertaining to the separated family, including divorce and separation, children matters,...
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Highly recommend PGS Law without reservation to anyone Friendly, good communications and efficient Highly professional, nothing is to much trouble

Rebecca Cresswell

Sweeney Miller     South Gosforth    

4.7 score
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368 reviews
Valued for her conciliatory and understanding approach to her family cases, Rebecca is a Partner and Head of the Family Department at this reputable law firm. Her role encompasses a variety of family matters including divorce and separation for married or cohabiting clients and the associated issues over their...
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Go above and beyond to explain the whole process Efficient, Responsive and Trustworthy Could not have done more for me

Clare Usher

Hindle Campbell Law     North Shields    

4.4 score
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63 reviews
Heading up the Family Department at this progressive law firm, Clare has an enviable track record in successfully handling family matters arising from a relationship breakdown. Boasting a 25 year career, she provides advice and assistance on divorce, separation and all issues relating to children and finances including acting...
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Welcoming and professional and they went the extra mile to help me HC have given me a service I would struggle to fault on every level Honest, fair, thorough, tactical and evidently expert in her field