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Family solicitors you can trust in Manchester

  • The UK’s largest law firm dedicated to family matters
  • Offering a tailored, empathetic approach to support your circumstances
  • Proud to be rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot

At Stowe family law we are committed to supporting you with empathy and understanding, taking the strain through difficult times while making family law easier to grasp through a tailored service specific to your circumstances.

Contact us

0161 3595534

You can call us from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Please note that all in-office appointments are by pre-arrangement only.

Office address

Suite 22c & 22d
53 King St
Manchester
M2 4LQ

Postal address

Stowe Family Law LLP
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Yorkshire House
Greek Street
Leeds
LS1 5SH

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We offer an award winning service

Our team of Manchester family lawyers

Helen Miller
Hardworking and tactically minded, I combine knowledge and experience with empathy to ensu...
Managing Partner, North West
Matthew Taylor
I am noted in the Legal 500 for being ‘excellent’ and thinking ‘through cases very c...
Team Leader Partner, Liverpool, Manchester & Chester
 
Nastassia Burton
As a family lawyer who “knows exactly how to achieve the best results for clients.”...
Team Leader Partner, Altrincham, Manchester & Knutsford
Bethan Cooper
Bethan has experience with a diverse range of family law matters including divorce and sep...
Associate, Manchester
Holly Atkins
Holly’s expertise extends to areas such as matrimonial finances, child arrangements,...
Associate, Manchester
Megan Brookfield
Megan is an approachable and dedicated family lawyer who understands the difference that t...
Associate, Liverpool, Manchester & Chester
Tamara Adams
Determined and compassionate, Tamara is known for her straightforward and constructive app...
Associate, Manchester & Altrincham
Megan Durkin
Megan is a Solicitor based in Stowe’s Manchester office.
Solicitor, Manchester
Olivia Doherty
Olivia specializes in divorce, finances, and private children matters.
Solicitor, Manchester
Yasmin Trow
Yasmin has experience with a diverse range of family law matters including divorce and sep...
Solicitor, Manchester
Lydia Burton-Fletcher
Lydia is a Trainee Solicitor based in Stowe’s Manchester office.
Trainee Solicitor, Manchester
Kara Webster
Kara is a Legal assistant based in Stowe’s Manchester office.
Legal Assistant, Manchester
Megan Rumbold
Megan is a legal assistant working in Stowe’s Manchester office.
Legal Assistant, Manchester
Nayab Fahim
Nayab is a Legal Assistant based in Stowe’s Manchester office.
Legal Assistant, Manchester
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Successful & compassionate divorce lawyers in Manchester

We have extensive knowledge of the challenges that families and individuals facing a divorce or family law issue must overcome. We routinely take on situations involving complicated financial disputes involving several assets in order to preserve the welfare of any concerned children.

Family Law Services

We tackle various issues in order to achieve the best possible outcome for the full family. Our specialist family solicitors work with domestic abuse, civil partnership dissolution, child custody cases, complex financial matters in high net worth families, all while working with financial remedy proceedings.

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We pay attention to your particular situation and assist you in coming up with a practical solution for the welfare of your family. Our comprehensive approach encourages out-of-court settlements, but we recognise that litigation is occasionally necessary and employ a forceful and effective approach.

The team in Manchester is led by Team Leader Partner Nastassia Burton, a highly experienced and well-regarded family lawyer.

Whether you’re struggling through a difficult divorce and you need our support, or there’s a contentious child custody case, Stowe Family Law LLP is here for you.

Financial settlements – Divorce lawyers Manchester

To design the best financial settlement, our in-house accounting staff will provide you a comprehensive picture of the assets in your marriage. They have a wide range of specialised knowledge in the fields of tax, real estate, valuations, accounting, and pensions. Our skilled team of accountants and family law solicitors are available if you have questions concerning the financial settlements in your case.

Our North West office group now spans from Greater Manchester, Merseyside, and Lancashire in the north, through Cheshire, and into North Staffordshire. We have a number of notable lawyers who feature in the UK Legal 500 directory and UK Chambers & Partners as regional experts in their field. Many of the team are also family law specialists accredited by national Family Law organisation Resolution. We are dedicated to achieving the right outcomes for our clients with a pragmatic, knowledgeable approach tailored to each case. Our services cover all aspects of family breakdown, including complex high net worth financial disputes, child arrangements (including internal and international relocation), grandparents’ rights, and private adoption. We are also skilled in addressing modern family issues, such as cohabitee disputes and pre/post-nuptial agreements.

Stowe Family Law Manchester

All facets of family law, including as divorce processes, monetary agreements, child custody, civil partnerships, domestic violence, and cohabitation agreements, are handled by our family law team and their extensive experience. Our family law solicitors offer private, unbiased counsel on prenuptial agreements as well as providing a professional service throughout the entire process.

We are aware that each situation is distinct and needs a customised strategy. Therefore our experienced team of family law professionals offer realistic advice and legal expertise—for example, financial issues and business interests regarding family businesses.

For the best legal advice, contact our Manchester team at Stowe Family Law for an initial consultation on any family matters and you will receive a tailored strategy from a family law solicitor.

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Visiting Stowe Family Law divorce lawyers Manchester

Stowe Family Law’s Manchester office is located in Suite 22c & 22d, 53 King St, Manchester, M2 4LQ.

The office is close to both Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations (10 and 15-minute walk respectively) which offer connections to Stockport and the wider Cheshire area.

The closest tram stops are Exchange Square, St Peter’s Square and Market Street, all less than ten minutes’ walk.

Parking is available in one of the following car parks:

Deansgate NCP multi-storey car park, next to the Renaissance Hotel (5 min walk);

High Street multi-storey car park, in the Arndale Centre (5 min walk)Manchester Arena car park (10-minute walk)

We also have offices in Altrincham and Wilmslow for those clients who cannot travel to Manchester City centre.

Our phone lines are open from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday

and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

  • Understanding what you're going through

  • Making family law easier to grasp

  • Helping to take the strain

  • Tailoring our services for you and your circumstances

More about us – divorce solicitors Manchester

More about us – divorce solicitors Manchester

  • Is Stowe Family Law in Manchester regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority?

    Yes, we are. Our offices in Manchester and across the UK are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). We are a national family law firm with offices across the UK, including Manchester and across the North West.

  • What kinds of family law matters will Stowe take on?

    Stowe Family Law will take on a diverse range of family law cases, including divorce cases, child custody cases, child arrangement and more. Whether you’re involved in a relatively simple family law case, or a contentious child custody case, our experienced family law firm is here for you.

    Each of our specialist family solicitors possess particular expertise in different areas of family law. For legal services in the UK, and international family law services, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • Our Manchester family law team

    Here at Stowe Family Law, we have a complete team of family law solicitors and a supportive family team to deliver an unbeatable service to all our clients. We provide a complete range of legal services, including divorce law, children law and international family law.

    Whether you’re looking for a dedicated family law team of divorce solicitors or experts in civil partnerships, Stowe Family Law offers a professional service to help you get through one of the most difficult periods of your life. To talk to one of our professional, friendly family law solicitors in Manchester, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • What do family law solicitors in Manchester deal with?

    Family lawyers will act on a wide range of legal matters which impact your domestic life. Some of the most common kinds of family law that our Manchester law firm office deal with include:

    • Divorce.
    • Civil Partnership’s Separations.
    • Cohabitation Issues.
    • Family Disputes.
    • Divorce Involving Domestic Violence.
    • House Forensic Accounting.
    • Local Authorities’ Care Orders.
    • Child Contact & Children Law.
    • Family Financial Settlements.

    For a dedicated family law firm to help you with your family legal issues, get in touch with our experienced team today. We can provide a complete legal service to support you in your journey through the family courts.

  • Do I need family law solicitors for family court in Manchester?

    While a professional family law team isn’t necessary to go to family court, it is better to have an experienced team of family law solicitors on your side. At Stowe Family Law, our family law team is composed of specialist family solicitors, divorce solicitors and other legal experts with particular expertise in various areas of family law.

    If you’re involved in a contentious family law case, including financial issues, post nuptial agreements or even domestic abuse, our family law solicitors offer a great service throughout the entire process. For a professional service, and complete advice from our Manchester team, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

  • Can Stowe Family Law help with child contact cases?

    Yes, we can. Our experienced team have a strong track record when it comes to child contact cases and other examples of children law in the UK. Whether you’re suffering from child contact issues after a relationship breaks apart, or you need international family law to handle any complex aspect of children law, we are here for you.

    Our highly respected team offer complete legal advice, in addition to excellent service in the family law court. Whether you’re looking for a divorce lawyer with experience of child law, or international family law solicitors to help start your new life, we are here for you.

  • How supportive is Stowe Family Law?

    Stowe Family Law’s experienced team offers excellent service to all our clients. Throughout the entire process, we will keep you updated, and offer realistic advice to help you reduce the practical strain on your shoulders. From cohabitation issues to children law, our family lawyers offer a professional, friendly service which puts your wellbeing, and the wellbeing of your family, above everything else.

    If domestic violence played a role in your relationship, or you feel an unfair pre-nuptial agreement or post-nuptial agreements is having a harmful impact on your wellbeing, our support family law solicitors are here for you.

    If you’re looking for a truly supportive family law team in England and Wales, we are here for you. From the initial consultation to the final judgment, Stowe Family Law LLP is here for you.

  • Does Stowe Family Law LLP take on legal aid cases?

    Unfortunately, Stowe Family Law LLP is not in contract with the Legal Aid Agency. As such, we are not able to offer legal aid in the Manchester area. If you’re struggling with financial issues, we can provide advice on finding the right legal aid solicitors to help you get through this tough time in your life.

    Please note, we are only able to offer advice on legal aid in England and Wales. The rules in Scotland and Northern Ireland are different, so always check if you’re eligible to apply for legal aid in your region.

  • Will Stowe Family Law LLP offer legal services for unmarried couples?

    Yes, we can. Our award-winning team of family law solicitors can offer accurate legal advice for both married couples and unmarried couples. At Stowe Family Law LLP, we can also offer advice for couples with children, heterosexual and homosexual clients. If you’re a family, we are proud to offer our full range of family law services and legal advice to help you get through this tough time in your life.

  • Will Stowe Family Law solicitors take on clients in civil partnerships?

    Yes, we will. Our experienced team offers a complete legal service for when a civil partnership relationship breaks down. We can deal with a complete range of family matters, including children law, cases involving domestic violence or pre-nuptial agreements. Whether you’re getting a divorce or a civil partnership dissolution, our team of family lawyers offer a total service, in a calming, personable manner.

  • What is the Stowe Family Law award, Manchester?

    In 2018, Stowe Family Law LLP offered a Private Client Award to the highest achieving student at the University of Law, Manchester. This award was to recognise the highest achieving student at ULaw Manchester, and showed our dedication to investing in the best legal talent from across Greater Manchester.

    Each managing partner at Stowe Family Law LLP has a keen eye for spotting upcoming legal talent, always ensuring we offer the best service and advice for all our clients. For more information on our family law solicitors in Manchester, don’t hesitate to arrange a free callback today.

  • How to find our Manchester office

    Stowe Family Law’s Manchester office is located in Suite 22c & 22d, 53 King St, Manchester, M2 4LQ.

    The office is close to both Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations (10 and 15-minute walk respectively) which offer connections to Stockport and the wider Cheshire area.

    The closest tram stops are Exchange Square, St Peter’s Square and Market Street, all less than ten minutes’ walk.

    Parking is available in one of the following car parks:

    • Deansgate NCP multi-storey car park, next to the Renaissance Hotel (5 min walk);
    • High Street multi-storey car park, in the Arndale Centre (5 min walk)
    • Manchester Arena car park (10-minute walk)

    We also have a family law office in Altrincham for those clients who are unable to travel to Manchester City centre.

    Our phone lines are open from 8:30am – 7pm, Monday to Friday and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Updates from our Manchester office

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When your relationship feels complicated and unsolvable, our team of specialist family lawyers in Manchester can help show you the way.

Whether you are facing divorce, dissolving a civil partnership, dealing with financial matters, need a child arrangements order or a cohabitation agreement…

Our understanding Manchester family solicitors will guide you through the process with care and empathy, so you can move forward in life from a position of renewed strength. ​

With family lawyers in Manchester and across Greater Manchester, we are the UK’s largest specialist family law firm, and the leading choice for a solicitor for divorce in the area.

Helen is Managing Partner of the Stowe Family Law Altrincham, Liverpool, Chester and Crewe offices. She practises all areas of family law but her main areas of expertise are resolving private disputes involving children, and advising on advanced financial provision following divorce or dissolution.

Date last reviewed: 21/06/2024

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