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The 17 Best Divorce Lawyers & Family Solicitors in York

17 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Mark Heptinstall

Slater Heelis     York    

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 Heptinstall of Slater Heelis is an exceptional lawyer Without doubt the most amazing solicitor I would highly recommend Mark Heptinstall
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Christopher Birch

Stowe Family Law     York    

4.5 score
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1777 reviews
Specialising in family law since qualifying as a solicitor and with an exceptional track record, Christopher has secured his position as one of the area’s more sought-after experts in family and matrimonial matters. Managing Partner at this renowned specialist family law firm, he combines high quality legal expertise with...
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Very friendly clear precise information and guidance They always go over and above for their clients Committed to getting the best possible outcome for me
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Lorrette Law

Switalskis Solicitors     York    

3.7 score
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36 reviews
With a successful track record in family law for over 34 years, Lorrette is a specialist child care Solicitor Advocate and Head of the Child Care team at this award-winning law firm. Her exceptional level of knowledge and experience enables her to provide expert advice and representation to children...
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John Wilson

National Legal Service     York    

4.6 score
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18 reviews
Having worked in family law since qualifying in 1990, John is one of the most experienced and respected family lawyers in the area, bringing empathy and reassurance to his varied caseload, with particular expertise in children cases. A member of both The Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation Scheme and...
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Understanding, professional and did his absolute best to help me I am very happy with his service and 100% recommend him Fantastic work, helped me achieve my outcome, very professional

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Mark Day

Knights     York    

4.8 score
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17 reviews
An experienced litigator as well as offering his services as a collaborative lawyer and mediator, Mark is highly sought after for his vast expertise in the field of family law. Partner at this reputable firm, he has specialised in family law since 1995 and advises on financial aspects arising...
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Outstanding service Helped me through a very difficult time, I could not fault them Very customer orientated

Chris Burns

Lupton Fawcett     York    

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

Charlotte Beck

Slater Heelis     York    

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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A swift and outstanding result Very approachable, helpful and insightful I felt handled with compassion and patience

Nicki Mitchell

Jones Myers Family Law     York    

5.0 score
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1 reviews
A highly qualified and compassionate family specialist, Nicki has earned a reputation for offering practical, pragmatic and cost effective solutions to her clients. She has secured an excellent track record over the last 25 years on the financial aspects of relationship breakdown, often involving complex cases relating to family...
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Iain Cutts

Ison Harrison     York    

4.3 score
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34 reviews
Approachable, committed to his clients, and determined to secure the best outcome, Iain is an experienced and well-regarded family lawyer and divorce solicitor in the York area. With a 30 year career under his belt, he deals with all family and matrimonial related matters, often complex in nature, involving...
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A friendly and professional service, where nothing is too much trouble Friendly, dedicated, and professional Great service from the team at Ison Harrison, would highly recommend

Emma Beddoe

Newtons Solicitors     York    

4.8 score
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26 reviews
An experienced and compassionate family lawyer and divorce solicitor with a career surpassing 28 years, Emma prides herself on dealing with her clients sensitively, whilst approaching matters robustly, ensuring that her advice and representation provides an effective and compelling voice. She deals with a broad spectrum of cases involving...
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Great to see a solicitor with such expertise who kept me informed Emma made sure I fully understood all the issues involved in my case Great from the start, always easy to contact & respond quickly to emails

Frank Arndt

Paradigm Family Law     York    

4.8 score
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21 reviews
Founding Partner of this award winning, niche family law firm, Frank is a dual qualified solicitor in England & Wales and in Germany, as well as a trained mediator. His expertise lies in international, high profile or ‘big money’ financial remedy cases with complex onshore or offshore businesses, and...
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Sarah Snow

Andrew Jackson Solicitors     York    

3.7 score
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9 reviews
Partner at this long established law firm, Sarah has practised exclusively in family law for over 15 years and has a broad range of experience. She offers astute advice relating to divorce, separation, complex financial applications, cohabitee disputes, and private children law cases, involving child arrangements, child abduction and...
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Friendly, knowledgeable solicitor Highly professional and very helpful

Nicky Goodman

Nicky Goodman & Co     York    

4.5 score
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4 reviews
Boasting more than 38 years’ experience in family law, Nicky is a trusted professional who works closely with her clients to help them resolve their matrimonial and relationship breakdown issues. Founder of this specialist family law firm, she offers advice and assistance on a range of issues including divorce,...
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She communicated well and left no stone unturned Could not find anyone to match her ability as a solicitor I always recommend Nicky

Simon Nellar

Hethertons     York    

4.7 score
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213 reviews
One of the longest serving members of the team and a Partner and Head of Family Law, Simon is highly regarded by his clients and fellow professionals. Boasting a career of over 30 years, his cases cover all aspects of relationship breakdown, advising on divorce and separation involving claims...
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Explained matters in a straightforward manner Helpful, efficient, trustworthy and pleasant Found them to be professional, efficient
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Claire Rutter

Ramsdens Solicitors     York    

4.0 score
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8 reviews
A Partner in the family law team, Claire has practised in family law for over 25 years. Her work primarily focuses on divorce and the financial aspects of marriage breakdown, particularly regarding higher wealth clients, those with businesses, farms and agricultural assets and interests, multiple properties, and significant pension...
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Always helped when needed, can't fault them at all Very helpful solicitors Brilliant solicitors, wouldn't go anywhere else.

Kiren Dulkoan

Ardent Law     York    

4.8 score
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6 reviews
Qualifying as a solicitor in 2002, Kiren deals with all family and matrimonial matters and has a long-running track record of success when resolving family disputes. She works in all areas of relationship breakdown including divorce and separation, financial issues for married and unmarried couples, and cases relating to...
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Kiren was extremely understanding, supportive and empathic I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Kiren Was always open and clear with her advice

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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Jill and her team stuck by me through thick,thin and tears Their service has been to a high standard Professional & understanding from start to finish, would recommend to anybody