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The 18 Best Divorce Solicitors & Family Lawyers in Durham & Nearby

18 Family Law Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers Near You

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Joanne Major

Major Family Law     County Durham    

4.9 score
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348 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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Very informative, professional and positive A voice of reason at a stressful time, courteous and professional Her approach was very professional whilst at the same time being understanding
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Nicky Hunter

Stowe Family Law     Durham    

4.5 score
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1777 reviews
Standing out for her ability to deliver pragmatic and realistic family law advice and to offer creative solutions across the full spectrum of family law issues, Nicky is a highly regarded family law expert at this specialist family law firm. She has over 20 years’ experience in working with...
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It was nice to deal with someone who actually cares Committed to getting the best possible outcome for me Fantastic service, good communication and always kept up to date
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Carole Middleton

Freeman Johnson     Durham    

4.7 score
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32 reviews
Managing Partner and an experienced and accomplished family law solicitor, Carole has been providing advice and representation to clients in the Durham area for over 30 years. Known for her ability to quickly get to grips with her clients’ individual circumstances, she can deal with a range of matters...
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Such a professional, responsive and friendly team Nice friendly professional people

Angela McGurk

Cooper Stott     Durham    

4.4 score
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48 reviews
Angela joined the firm in 2005 and became a director in 2019. Since qualifying she has specialised in all aspects of family law including divorce, separation, financial matters, private arrangements for children, cases involving domestic violence and cohabitation cases. Angela is a member of The Law Society’s Children Law...
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Julia Middleton

EMG Solicitors     Durham    

4.6 score
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121 reviews
Director and Head of Dispute Resolution, Julia is a superb all-round family law specialist with more than 19 years' experience. She has extensive expertise in guiding clients through all family disputes including divorce, dissolution proceedings, separation and the associated financial and child arrangements that often arise. Collaboratively trained and...
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An amazing team I highly recommend them Very friendly & professional team

Sam Carter

Major Family Law     County Durham    

4.9 score
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348 reviews
With a successful track record in his family cases combined with confidence, expertise and a sincere understanding of his clients’ circumstances, Sam is an acclaimed family law expert and advocate at this Legal 500 ‘Top Tier’ specialist family law firm. Demonstrating a wealth of knowledge in all areas of...
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Absolutely amazing handling my case, so professional, kind and thorough Working with Sam was the best decision I have ever made A very positive experience, friendly and professional from the outset

Rebecca Jackson

Riley Langdon     Durham    

4.2 score
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33 reviews
With a strong combination of family law expertise and high-quality client care, Rebecca has represented clients in matters relating to divorce, financial relief proceedings, domestic abuse, and private law children for over 15 years.  She fully understands the sensitive nature of family law proceedings, and deals with her cases...
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Very professional & informative I received excellent service from start to finish Thank you for everything

Christine Anderson

Mortons Law     Seaham    

4.2 score
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24 reviews
With a focus on offering excellent customer care as well as expert legal advice without the jargon, Christine has a career spanning over 25 years in the field of family law. Director and Head of the Family Department at this firm serving the Durham area, she leads an expert...
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Nice friendly people - lots of advice An excellent firm of Solicitors to deal with, fast, efficient and most courteous A very professional lady and I would highly recommend her

Kirstey Maloney

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors     Hartlepool    

4.3 score
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322 reviews
Valued for her warm and approachable nature but also tenacious in advancing her client's case, Kirstey is a Partner, Head of Family Law and a specialist childcare solicitor at this widely respected law firm. She is highly skilled in family cases relating to children, particularly care and adoption proceedings...
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Efficient service, easy to speak to and always quick to respond to emails Completely smooth from start to finish, highly recommended Always willing to help and answer questions

Tanya Bloomfield

Clark Willis Law     Darlington    

4.7 score
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118 reviews
Dedicated to offering legal advice that will result in an amicable resolution where possible, Tanya brings with her a wealth of knowledge having specialised in family law for over 17 years. A Director and Head of the Family Team, she offers advice on most family law matters with a...
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Professional, efficient and certainly knows her job Friendly professional service, very helpful and would use again Tanya is very professional but also very understanding

Donna Sandall

Donna Sandall Family Law     Darlington    

Founder and Principal of this niche family law practice, Donna has built up a strong reputation in family law with clients in the local area and amongst her peers in the legal profession as well as members of the judiciary. She has vast knowledge of dealing with all aspects...
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Geoffrey Adamson

DMA Law     Hartlepool    

4.2 score
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28 reviews
Valued for his supportive and professional approach and his clear explanations of the legal issues arising from a relationship breakdown, Geoffrey has been practising as a solicitor since 1987. One of the firm’s Directors and Head of the Family Law department, he represents a wide range of clients in...
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I would highly recommend them Can't fault him, an absolute necessity in my case Down to earth and professional with a forthright but friendly approach

Callum Terry

Hewitts Solicitors     Stockton-on-Tees    

3.8 score
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41 reviews
A qualified solicitor since 2001 and a Partner in the firm, Callum has a strong reputation in the Durham community for his compassion, dedication and care for supporting individuals and families during the stress of a family breakdown. He undertakes a varied caseload involving divorce, separation, issues relating to...
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Swift and excellent service Very helpful! Great service Professional but also incredibly understanding and supportive

Lucy Adams

Knights     Stockton-on-Tees    

3.0 score
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4 reviews
A Senior Associate in the Family team, Lucy is renowned for her expertise in both financial matters and child law. With over 15 years’ experience, she is able to support clients with the resolution of their divorce and related financial issues, often involving pensions, businesses and pre-acquired marital wealth....
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Oluwapelumi (Amanda) Adeola

BHP Law     Darlington    

4.4 score
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47 reviews
A highly respected family lawyer and divorce solicitor with a number of accolades to her name, Amanda has a wealth of experience and knowledge in family law and advises on the full range of matters. She is particularly sought after for her expertise in complex financial matters on separation/divorce,...
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We are more than happy with the service and professionalism Very helpful Pleasant to deal with

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Julie Fawcett

Newtons Solicitors     Darlington    

4.7 score
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82 reviews
Advising on all aspects of family law, clients appreciate Julie’s professional and effective approach developed over more than 29 years as a family lawyer and divorce specialist. She has considerable experience in cases involving divorce, civil partnership dissolution, private law children, financial remedy proceedings, domestic violence including non-molestation and...
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Absolutely first-class services All staff at Newtons were very professional I would recommend this firm to anybody

Helen Parkin

Meikles     Bishop Auckland    

4.4 score
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29 reviews
Practising family law for over 23 years, Helen is a determined and compassionate family lawyer and divorce solicitor who is committed to offering a high level of service to her clients. She primarily handles divorce, separation and the financial and children issues arising from a relationship breakdown, but also...
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Would recommend to anyone with any issues big or small Really great service Great friendly as always our go to place for legal advice

Jonathan Woodhouse

Freers Askew Bunting     Middlesbrough    

3.4 score
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67 reviews
Highly praised in the region as a leading family law expert with over 25 years' experience, Jonathan is a Director and Head of the Family Law Team and specialises in family related cases. Whether it is divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, financial settlements, matters concerning children, care and adoption...
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First class service Approachable, highly knowledge & efficient Top quality solicitors