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Stowe national growth continues with 2nd office in Northeast

Stowe Family Law have arrived in Durham, further building on its position as the country’s largest specialist family law practice with their 52nd office nationwide and 2nd in the Northeast.

Founded 40 years ago, and specialising only in family law, Stowe have built a reputation both nationally and internationally for its ability to deliver the best results for its clients, driven by the firm’s depth of expertise, exemplary client care, and commitment to recruiting the finest lawyers and support staff.

Since 2019 enquiries into the firm have increased by 132% as the combined adverse effects of the pandemic and the cost-of-living crisis are felt by families across the Northeast and beyond.

Stowe’s family law team in Durham is headed up by Managing Partner Chris Birch who is joined by Partners Nicky Hunter and Sarah Crilly, and Solicitor David Allen. The team are experienced in all aspects of family law, including advising and representing clients in the process of divorce, unmarried separation, financial settlements, and child law matters.

Chris said:

“I’m delighted to head up Stowe’s Durham office. I have practised family law for many years and look forward to continuing to support clients across the region.  As part of the country’s largest specialist family law firm, we can offer people who live in County Durham and the surrounding areas access to an unrivalled nationwide network of knowledge and experience on their doorstep.”

Chris added:

“Opening the new office in Durham and strengthening our regional presence in the Northeast allows us to help even more families, at a time when they need it most, and provide the highest levels of support for those with family law matters.”


Photographed: Chris Birch, Managing Partner & Head of Durham, Stowe Family Law

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