David Milburn

Managing Partner, Harrogate

‘A highly astute divorce lawyer who takes charge of cases and ensures they are kept moving with purpose’(Legal500), I have particular experience in divorce and matrimonial finances, often involving high value assets with complex business structures.

Areas of Expertise
  • Children Issues
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Cohabiting Couples
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Financial Settlements
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • International Family Law
  • Prenuptial Agreements
Stowe Testimonials


David deals with all work relating to the breakdown of relationships and the division of the relationship finances.  His particular focus is on divorce work, the division of the matrimonial finances and cases involving high value assets – often with complex business structures or trust elements. David also specialises in cases involving professional sportsmen and women as well as farms and agriculture.

Training & employment experience

David qualified in February 2003, after obtaining an Honours Degree in Law. Since then he has specialised exclusively in family law.


The firm’s clients rate David’s robustness and caring ethos. He is also regarded as a very proactive solicitor, who goes to great lengths to achieve the very best results for each and every client.

David is highly attuned to his client’s specific needs and places great emphasis on ensuring that those needs are met.  He is very approachable and has developed a strong rapport and working relationship with his clients.

Legal 500

“A highly astute divorce lawyer who takes charge of cases and ensures they are kept moving with purpose, ultimately delivering very satisfying conclusions”

“a great tactician”

Outside of work

David is a keen, albeit frustrated, golfer.

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Posts by David Milburn
Children|Divorce|Family Law August 10th 2018

Ask a divorce lawyer: What am I entitled to as a stay at home Mum if my husband divorces me?

David Milburn, Managing Partner of the Stowe Family Law Harrogate office joins us on the blog today to answer a ...

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Divorce August 9th 2018

10 divorce myths debunked by a divorce lawyer

‘Take him to the cleaners,’ common law man and wife, a quickie divorce, David Milburn, Managing Partner at the Stowe ...

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Divorce July 5th 2018

How to deal with a divorce battle by a leading divorce lawyer

We are all used to reading the tabloid headlines about the latest warring wealthy couple as they become locked in ...

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