Family & Matrimonial

Our dedicated Family and Matrimonial team is sensitive to the very personal issues involved when a relationship breaks down. Whether you are married, separated or co-habiting, we are committed to providing practical and pragmatic advice that is tailored to your specific circumstances and requirements. We have extensive experience in advising parents in relation to residence, contact and maintenance and as accredited members of the Children’s Order Panel our team has specialist expertise providing representation within the family courts at all tiers.

Our aim is to work with our clients to find resolutions which are not only in their best interests but also the interests of any children concerned. We appreciate the urgent needs of clients facing these issues and ensure that our team is accessible to provide guidance and advice when you need it most.


Recognised as an “Associate to Watch” by Chambers UK, Julie Byers has been commended for her ability to tackle complex details such as the overlap between pension sharing orders, bankruptcy and divorce. 'Julie is an astute solicitor who demonstrates total commitment to achieving the best outcome for her clients. She has endless patience and understanding for the emotional difficulties that her clients are experiencing.' reports one client (Chambers 2017)


Key areas:

Divorce Separation Agreements
Pre-Nuptial Agreements Ancillary Relief
Property and financial disputes Co-habitation Rights and Agreements
Child Support and Maintenance Child Contact and Residence
Applications to remove a child from the UK International Child Abduction
Care Proceedings Adoption
Representation for Grandparents and other Family Members Domestic Violence