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The 23 Best Divorce Solicitors & Family Lawyers in Brighton & Nearby

23 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Joanne Houston

Just Family Law     Brighton    

5.0 score
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19 reviews
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Practising exclusively in family law for over three decades, Joanne is founder of this specialist law firm established in 2010 and a solicitor with an exceptionally strong reputation for her work in this field. She offers pragmatic, constructive, and individualised advice to help clients find the best way forward...
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I should like to share my heartfelt thanks Dealing with Joanne and the team is a pleasure Jo's team is small, personable, and highly effective
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Gemma Thew

Stowe Family Law     Brighton    

4.5 score
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1747 reviews
A calm, meticulous and intelligent family lawyer and divorce solicitor, Gemma has a successful track record in representing a broad range of clients on divorce, financial matters arising on divorce and separation, child arrangement disputes, as well as cohabitation issues and pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements. Offering an exceptional...
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Committed to getting the best possible outcome for me Had huge confidence in the ability of everyone I came into contact with They always go over and above for their clients
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Karen Jeary

Mayo Wynne Baxter     Brighton    

4.6 score
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23 reviews
Known for providing excellent care and guiding clients through the legal process with the utmost ease and reassurance, Karen is an experienced and committed family law specialist and Partner at the firm. She represents clients in all areas of family law including divorce, complex financial matters, involving non-disclosure, dissipation...
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Always been honest in their assessment and opinions I have been guided and advised by professionals throughout Professional, yet speak a language all can understand

Anna Glenton

Edward Harte Solicitors     Brighton    

4.2 score
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64 reviews
Highly proficient at tackling any divorce or family issue, Anna is recognised as one of the leading family lawyers in the Brighton area. With over 30 years’ experience, she provides assistance with a range of matters including divorce and associated financial and property disputes, children cases, including adoption and...
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Their service, advice and integrity is beyond reproach Incredibly friendly, professional and accommodating Excellent, prompt, polite and professional

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Ayesha Vardag

Vardags     National    

4.8 score
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259 reviews
One of the country’s most widely known and highly respected divorce and family lawyers, Ayesha Vardag has a formidable record in family and matrimonial law. She has won numerous ground breaking cases that have shaped family law, most notable of which was a landmark Supreme Court case that led...
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If you are looking for best in the country then look no further They helped me achieve an outcome that was beyond my expectations They sit at the top table of skill and innovation in family law

Lynne Passmore

Lynne Passmore Family Law     Brighton    

4.3 score
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3 reviews
Committed to a non adversarial approach to family law, Lynne is founder of this specialist family law firm and offers individuals and couples a practical, sympathetic and supportive service. She deals with a wide range of legal issues involving divorce, separation, financial settlements, cohabitee matters, disputes over children, and...
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Lynne is an excellent family lawyer who provides a solution focused approach Professionalism and expertise during challenging time Lynne is a brilliant mediator who I highly recommend

Adam Douglas

Engleharts Solicitors     Hove    

4.4 score
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149 reviews
Highly professional and accomplished in the field of family law and litigation, Adam believes in mastering his brief and leaving no stone unturned in the advice and representation of his clients. With over 32 years’ experience under his belt, he is Head of the Family Law team at this...
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The highest quality, professional and friendly service Efficient, communicative and professional Thoroughly recommended

Lisa Burton-Durham

Family Law Partners     Brighton    

4.8 score
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33 reviews
Noted as a ‘Leading Individual’ in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 and ranked in Chambers UK, Lisa is described as “astute, incisive and committed” and a “standout individual who goes the extra mile”. Director and Head of a forward-thinking Family team, she is committed to providing well-rounded...
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Compassionate, thorough and professional in every aspect The service has been very professional yet sympathetic and supportive Kept me informed and advised throughout

Susan Knight

Coole Bevis Law     Brighton    

4.3 score
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24 reviews
Astute and pragmatic, Susan is recognised as one of the area's leading family lawyers with a successful 30 year track record of resolving family and matrimonial disputes. Partner and Head of the Family department, she has dealt with a wide range of cases, from the straightforward to the highly...
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Great advice and care Definitely recommend

Joanna Potbury

DMH Stallard     Brighton    

With commercial acumen and a pragmatic approach to her cases, Joanna is a highly skilled Senior Associate in the Family and Relationships team. Offering high quality advice on a range of matters, she handles divorce, separation, financial disputes and injunction proceedings. Joanna is also well-known for her ability to...
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Georgina Suman

Just Family Law     Brighton    

5.0 score
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19 reviews
Committed to delivering pragmatic and realistic advice and solutions in a cost-effective manner, Georgina is a highly skilled and empathetic family lawyer and divorce solicitor who has over 16 years’ experience to draw upon. Undertaking a broad range of matters, her work involves divorce proceedings, separation, financial issues ranging...
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I should like to share my heartfelt thanks Small, personable, and highly effective They are extremely knowledgable

Jo O’Sullivan

O'Sullivan Family Law     Brighton    

4.4 score
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29 reviews
Passionate about the benefit of resolving family and matrimonial issues constructively and amicably, Jo is an accomplished family law solicitor, accredited mediator and collaborative practitioner. She founded her own specialist family law firm in 2011 in order to bring together a network of lawyers, mediators, therapists, parenting experts and...
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Jo's support and empathy certainly eased the heartache I was and remain deeply grateful to Jo for her help She is a really helpful, efficient lawyer, and a lovely warm and kind person

Laura Dand

Goodman Ray     Brighton    

5.0 score
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1 reviews
Laura is an experienced family solicitor who is valued by clients for her calm and pragmatic manner. She provides honest, constructive advice on all aspects of relationship breakdown, including divorce, civil partnership dissolution, financial provision following divorce, and cohabitee disputes. Her work also involves private children law including child...
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Emma Taylor

GoodLaw Solicitors     Brighton    

4.5 score
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17 reviews
Emma is Head of the Family Department at this Brighton firm and specialises in cases involving children, including contact and residence disputes, relocation cases and matters involving social services. In care proceedings, she represents parents, grandparents and other family members and is a specialist in cases concerning complex medical...
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Paul Britton

Britton & Time     Brighton    

4.8 score
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221 reviews
Founder and Managing Partner of this highly acclaimed, forward thinking law firm, Paul has secured his place as one of the area’s most sought after family solicitors. With an abundance of knowledge and experience in the field of family law, he is able to advise on the full spectrum...
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A refreshing experience, great service, highly efficient and very friendly An absolutely fantastic team, super fast and friendly service without issue Great team, strongly recommended in all aspects

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Lauren Guy

Edward Cooke Family Law     Hove    

5.0 score
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2 reviews
Lauren is a Director at the firm, and a specialist family lawyer who deals with all areas of family law, with a particular specialism in surrogacy and modern family matters including same sex cases and single parent matters. Additionally, Lauren is able to assist with broader family issues including...
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Lauren combined efficiency and speed with empathy and optimism Lauren most importantly always put the needs of my children first Tailored her knowledge and experience to suggest the best way to move

Julian Hunt

Dean Wilson     Brighton    

4.3 score
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130 reviews
Qualifying as a solicitor in 1998 and practising in family law ever since, Julian is a highly-regarded and talented family specialist. Partner and Head of the Family Department at this Brighton based law firm, he advises on a broad spectrum of matters including high value and complex divorce and...
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A very good experience throughout Helped make it as painless as possible Would highly recommend Julian Hunt

Donna-Marie Robinson

Martin Cray & Co     Brighton    

4.3 score
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23 reviews
Known as an understanding and sensitive family lawyer, Donna is able to handle difficult situations that can arise in family proceedings and has mastered a firm but fair approach within negotiations. She offers advice in a range of situations, including matters relating to divorce, civil partnership dissolution, property, pension...
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It couldn't of been done without their amazing legal help Steady rock, ever-knowledgeable, approachable, forthright Donna has been fantastic throughout guiding me at every step

Brigitte Shakespeare

Cognitive Law     Brighton    

4.9 score
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43 reviews
Praised for her efficiency, calm approach and extensive knowledge of family law, Brigitte is an accomplished divorce lawyer and family solicitor. With a successful track record spanning over 20 years, she is instructed on a variety of matters including divorce, dissolution of a civil partnership, financial settlements, and children...
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Receiving an excellent, professional and friendly service Would thoroughly recommend their services A very efficient, personal and friendly service

Brian Mackrell

Mackrell Marsh & Co     Hove    

5.0 score
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23 reviews
With a determined approach to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients, Brian deals with all family and matrimonial cases and has a long-running track record of success when resolving family disputes. He heads up the Family Department at the firm, offering advice and assistance in matters relating...
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Highly recommended Professional, compassionate and understanding Very honest with great advice

Henna Ehsan

Taylor Rose     Brighton    

4.6 score
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106 reviews
Known for being empathetic and persistent in supporting clients to achieve the best outcome they can, Henna is a highly regarded family lawyer and divorce solicitor who offers advice on a range of matters including divorce and financial settlements, domestic violence and occupation disputes, pre-nuptial agreements and cohabitation issues....
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Fantastic firm, appreciate the effort and support I would DEFINITELY recommend them Wonderful branch with incredibly supportive staff
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Linda Lamb

LSL Family Law     Brighton & Eastbourne    

5.0 score
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8 reviews
With formidable negotiating skills and a strong track record in a range of family matters, Linda is a highly accomplished family law expert and founder of this specialist family law firm serving the Brighton area and beyond. She has dealt with a wide range of cases, from the straightforward...
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Delivered with thought and care Patient and calm during challenging times I would not hesitate to recommend Linda and her team

Gabrielle Wagstaffe

Gates and Moloney     Lancing    

3.7 score
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19 reviews
Boasting a 16 year career in family law, Gabrielle is a Director at this established firm serving the Brighton community. She can assist clients with all family law related matters including divorce, financial remedy, child arrangements, child welfare cases, change of name deeds, and domestic violence issues. With a...
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Felt supported and understood Kind and professional Nothing too much trouble