The following directory contains the names and addresses of firms who are experienced in and willing to advise on family law.

Children First Family Mediation Service is grateful for their help and financial support. This however must not be taken as a recommendation by CFFM. You must feel free to make your choice of any solicitor.

Please see the list below:

EXCEL LEGAL

We offer a friendly straight forward legal service in the areas of Child and Family Law, PI and Wills & Probate. We specialise in all Children Act Matters, Domestic Abuse/Injunctions as well as providing expert advice in relation to Cohabitation, Divorce Separation and Finances. We offer an initial free telephone consultation to discuss how best we can help.

Lawyer contacts:
PAMELA WALSH (Consultant Solicitor)
HEAD OF CHILD AND FAMILY DEPARTMENT

 

19 KNOWSLEY STREET,
BURY,
BL9 0ST

Telephone: 0161 764 1036
Email: pam.walsh@excellegal.co.uk

Web: www.excellegal.co.uk

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Butcher & Barlow LLP

We have a team of specialist family lawyers, which includes members of Resolution and the Law Society’s Family Law Panel, based across the North West. We provide expert advice on all family matters including relationship breakdowns, divorce, cohabitation and the related children and financial issues. We offer an initial free interview and undertake legal aid work for which your eligibility will be assessed at your first meeting.

Lawyer contacts:
Kevan Hankinson
Stephen Holland

 

Bank Street
Bury
BL9 0DL

Telephone: 0161 764 4062
Email: sdholland@butcher-barlow.co.uk

413 Bury New Road
Prestwich
M25 1AA

Telephone: 0161 773 2969
Email: khankinson@butcher-barlow.co.uk

Web: www.butcher-barlow.co.uk

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Wrigley Claydon Solicitors

Children matters.
Divorce and financial.
Care proceedings.
Judicial separation.
Cohabitee disputes.

Lawyer contacts:
Miss Jill Walker
Mr Antony Brannick
Mrs Corinne Bailey-Brown

Telephone: 0161 624 6811
Email: corinne.bailey@wrigleyclaydon.com
Web: www.wrigleyclaydon.com

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Stephensons Solicitors LLP

The award winning national team of family law solicitors at Stephensons has unrivalled experience in the full range of specialisms in the field of family law. With accredited lawyers dealing with divorce, financial and property issues following relationship breakdown, child care proceedings, domestic violence, adoption, parental abduction and disputes relating to children. We can represent clients nationwide with solicitors based in, Altrincham, Bolton, London, St Helens and Wigan in addition to Manchester.

Lawyer contacts:
Victoria Melling
Donna Leigh

Telephone: 0333 344 4885
Email: enquiries@stephensons.co.uk
Web: www.stephensons.co.uk

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Gorvins Solicitors

At Gorvins Solicitors we are experts in divorce, financial aspects of divorce, cohabitation disputes and arrangements for children following relationship breakdown.

Lawyer contact:
Sally Leaman, Partner & Head of Family Law

Telephone: 0161 930 5117
Email: enquiries@gorvins.com
Web: www.gorvins.com

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Silverdale Solicitors

The main strength of Silverdale Solicitors continues to be in meeting the needs of the individual, family and those in business and as such we provide legal services in the following areas: Property transactions, Wills and Probate, Personal Injury, Immigration Family and Litigation. With offices now in Manchester and Bury, Silverdale Solicitors can offer a local service to those in the North of Manchester and surrounding areas

Lawyer contacts:
MOHAMMED JAWAD AMIN
SANDRA FUNG LING WONG
AJID MIAH

Telephone: 0161 7400333
Email: enquiries@silverdalelaw.co.uk
Web: www.silverdalelaw.co.uk

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Slater Heelis LLP

For straight-forward advice on family law matters relating to divorce, separation, civil partnerships, finances and children arrangements contact our team of experienced lawyers for a competitive rate.

Lawyer contact:
Mark Heptinstall, Partner & Head of Family

Telephone: 0161 672 1247
Email: intouch@slaterheelis.co.uk
Web: www.slaterheelis.co.uk

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Woodcocks Haworth & Nuttall Solicitors

Our experienced family law solicitors have the expertise of being Children Panel members as well as being members of the group Resolution, whose code of conduct we endorse and which includes looking for fair and peaceful solutions, such as mediation, rather than immediately going to battle stations.

Our family solicitors give practical legal advice in a sympathetic manner while providing you and your family with the effective and proactive support you need, which works alongside mediation, negotiation or court proceedings as necessary. We offer free initial legal aid assessment and telephone consultations.

Lawyer contacts:
Kate Allsop – Head of Department, Solicitor Advocate
Mark Taylor – Solicitor

Telephone: 0161 761 8076 (quote CFFM)
Email: kate.allsop@whnsolicitors.co.uk
Web: www.whnsolicitors.co.uk

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Abbey Solicitors

We specialise in all Children Act applications to include private, public and child abduction. Divorce, Domestic Violence applications and financial matters.

Lawyer contact:
PAM WINTER. FCILEX
Head of Family Department and Member of Resolution

Telephone: 0161 835 9933
Fax – 0161 8395553
DX 28612 Withington

Email: pam.winter@abbeysolicitors.co.uk
Web: www.abbeysolicitors.co.uk

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Waldron & Schofield (Part of McHale Legal Limited)

Understanding and friendly local firm with longstanding family department promoting assistance from the same well experienced solicitor in all areas of Family Law.

25 York Street, Heywood, OL10 4NN

19-21 High Street Altrincham WA14 1QP

166 Barton Road Stretford M32 8DP

Lawyer contact:
Lindsey Britland

Email: Lindsey.britland@mchaleandco.co.uk
Web: www.Mchaleandco.co.uk


Russell & Russell Solicitors

Experts in collaborative law and mediation services, we can deal with all aspects of conflict resolution, ranging from issues involving children to divorce and financial settlements.

Lawyer contact:
Susan Alexander

Atherton: 01942 884 469
Bolton: 01204 399 299
Chester: 01244 405 700
Website: russellrussell.co.uk
Email: swa@russellrussell.co.uk