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Family solicitors you can trust in Oxford

  • The UK’s largest law firm dedicated to family matters
  • Offering a tailored, empathetic approach to support your circumstances
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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.

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01865 634646

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 22
1600 Oxford House
Pure Offices Ltd
Parkway Court
John Smith Dr
Oxford
OX4 2JY

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Stowe Family Law LLP
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Yorkshire House
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Our team of Oxford family lawyers

Amanda Phillips-Wylds
I advise on all aspects of family law and can assist both married and unmarried families g...
Managing Partner and Head of Thames Valley
Gemma Davison
Gemma offers support and advice on surrogacy and fertility law, including; domestic and in...
Team Leader Partner, Head of Oxford and Banbury
Hannah Mugleston
Hannah is committed to resolving matters constructively to achieve a family focused and co...
Senior Associate, Reading, Oxford & Banbury
Jo Backwith
Jo specialises in all aspects of Family Law, including Divorce, financial matters and chil...
Senior Associate, Reading
Sarah Scriven
Sarah has particular experience in complex children matters, often involving significant a...
Senior Associate, Reading
Sobiah Hussain
Sobiah has particular expertise in dealing with complex Private Law Children Act disputes ...
Senior Associate, Oxford
Emily Beven
Dedicated to resolving matters in a constructive and empathetic way, Emily has experience ...
Associate, Thames Valley
Katrina Burrows
Katrina specialises in divorce, financial remedy proceedings, private children matters, se...
Solicitor, Reading
Tazaiyan Baig
Tazaiyan specialises in Divorce & Finances, Private Children Matters, Non-Molestation ...
Solicitor, Reading
Tania Orr
Tania is dedicated to assisting clients in their time of need and is passionate about achi...
Paralegal, Thames Valley
Kerri Sohal
Kerri is a Legal Assistant based in our Reading office.
Legal Assistant, Reading
Lesley White
Lesley is a Legal Assistant based in Stowe’s Reading office.
Legal Assistant, Reading
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Successful & compassionate divorce lawyers in Oxford

Our family lawyers in Oxford understand the difficulties that families and individuals endure when dealing with a family law matter, especially divorce. We typically deal with situations involving complex financial concerns involving several assets and the protection of any children involved in the breakdown of the relationship. Our team of experienced divorce lawyers Oxford are dedicated to providing the support and guidance you need during this difficult time.

Oxford Family Law Solicitors

Our clients range from high-net-worth families with substantial assets, income and investments through to professional families and stay at home parents in the Oxford area.

Our team of divorce solicitors work closely with clients to protect any financial matters, such as international assets, matrimonial assets and pension provision. Our early advice and family mediation can help within any court proceedings.

Side by side – compassionate divorce lawyers Oxford

We listen to your unique circumstances and help you to find a workable solution for your family’s well-being. From business interests to child maintenance, we are able to provide you with care and expertise in any family law matters.

The family lawyers team in Oxford is led by Senior Associate Gemma Davison, a highly experienced and well-regarded family lawyer in Oxford. She is joined by a range of knowledgeable family solicitors in what’s considered to be the most trusted family law firm in Oxford.

We personalise our strategy and legal guidance to each client’s specific circumstances. Our family law solicitors will walk you through the practical, emotional, and legal aspects of divorce (and other types of separation) from the beginning to the end.

Your family’s finances – trustworthy family solicitors Oxford

Our in-house collaborative law accounting team will provide a clear picture of the assets in your marriage to create the optimum financial settlement in any divorce proceedings. They have a breadth of specialist experience in tax, property, valuations, accounts & pension knowledge and will work alongside a family solicitor on your case.

Stowe Family Law’s offices across the South East of England feature award-winning lawyers ranked by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. Known for their compassion, empathy, and expertise, they work tirelessly to achieve positive outcomes for their clients. The team specialises in all areas of family law, including divorce, financial matters, complex children law, prenuptial agreements, TOLATA, international cases, and modern family issues. Committed to client support, they ensure every client is matched with the right lawyer for their needs, providing exceptional service.

What our clients say

Stowe Family Law Oxford

Our team of Oxford divorce lawyers will be there every step of the way, regarding any family law issue. Whether you are struggling with legal issues, matrimonial causes or you perhaps have a problems with nuptial agreements, our Oxford divorce lawyers are there to help in any complex area.

We will provide the best outcome and will stand up for you throughout the whole process. Yours and your family best interests is top priority to a Stowe family lawyer.

Handled with care by family solicitors Oxford.

  • 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 Oxford

More about us – divorce solicitors Oxford

  • How to find our Oxford office

    Family Lawyers Oxford – directions to Stowe Family Law

    Stowe Family Law’s Oxford office is located just off the Eastern By-Pass Rd (A4142), south-east of Oxford City Centre. If you’re travelling by car, turn off at Garsington Rd (B480) and use the roundabout for John Smith Dr.

    Parkway Court, Suite 22, Oxford House, Pure Offices Ltd, John Smith Dr, Oxford OX4 2JY

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

    and 9am – 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Achieving the best outcome for you

    Stowe Family Law – Divorce Solicitor Oxford

    Family matters such as child custody, separation and child maintenance can be very serious and the approach and decision you take may impact your life for years to come. With that in mind, taking the first step and asking for legal assistance can often be the hardest part of your journey.

    The first time you meet your dedicated divorce lawyer, the focus will be on understanding you and your situation including: family structure, separation circumstances, finances and desired outcomes. You will then be advised on the legal processes, routes and options available to help you achieve the outcome that’s best for you and your family.

    What you’ll receive from an experienced family solicitor Oxford

    Apart from giving you direction, it’s our family lawyers commitment to you that you’ll feel informed and understand all of the options available to you. If at any point during the process you have questions, the team are on-hand to assist.

    Your first appointment with Stowe Family Law also presents an opportunity for you to decide if you want to entrust your case to us and the divorce solicitor giving you that initial advice.

  • Starting the divorce process

    Family lawyer Oxford – start the divorce process with Stowe

    The person initiating the divorce submits a divorce application to the court and is thereafter known as the Applicant. If your ex-partner has already done that, then you will be referred to as the Respondent. The divorce process requires different actions of Applicants and Respondents at different times, and there are strategic implications for both, especially if one of you lives overseas.

  • How long your divorce is likely to take

    Length of divorce Oxford

    In England & Wales, for straightforward divorce cases, the process can take between 6 – 8 months. On average, the whole process takes approximately one year. Longer than 12 months is common for cases where there are drawn out disagreements on child and financial matters. It is impossible to predict exactly how long a divorce will take, though a good a divorce lawyer will help give you an educated estimate.

  • How much your divorce is likely to cost

    Family solicitors Oxford – the cost of divorce

    In England & Wales, a divorce costs £593 for the application, plus any solicitor fees and court fees (if applicable). Going to court tends to make divorce more expensive due to court, barrister and additional solicitor fees.

    The cleanest and most cost-effective divorces are those where both parties reach an agreement on how to divorce including arrangements for children and the division of assets. Doing so will minimise the amount of solicitor time and the possibility of litigation in court.

  • Who gets the children in a divorce

    Oxford family law solicitors – specialists in Child Law

    Child arrangements depend largely on what the family decides, the suitability of each parent, the child’s wishes and where applicable, the ruling of a family court Judge. Resulting arrangements can include sole custody, where one parent is the sole caretaker of the child, joint custody and third-party custody where a third party such as a grandparent becomes responsible for the child’s welfare.

  • Your entitlement to the family home

    Divorce solicitors Oxford – splitting the family home

    As a starting point in a divorce, assets are split 50:50.  As the family home is often the largest asset in the matrimonial pot, then it is common for it to be split between the parties. If a family has other assets, then the house could be given to one party and the other assets to the other.  Children are another factor that affects financial arrangements during a divorce. To answer this question accurately, a comprehensive understanding will be required of your family finances from a divorce lawyer Oxford.

  • News from our family solicitors in Oxford

Emma joined us in September 2017 and is the Managing Partner of our Esher, Guildford & Brighton offices. She advises on all aspects of family law and assists clients going through a separation whether they are married, in a civil partnership or unmarried.

Date last reviewed: 21/06/2024

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