Gareth Curtis

Managing Partner, Manchester

Recognised by the Legal 500 as being ‘very bright and hardworking’ and ‘great with clients’, I focus on providing an excellent service with a strong, pragmatic approach to achieve the desired outcome for my clients.

Areas of Expertise
  • Arbitration
  • Child Maintenance
  • Children Issues
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Cohabiting Couples
  • Declarations of Trust
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Financial Settlements
  • Freezing Injunctions
  • Grandparents' Rights
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
Stowe Testimonials


Gareth has a wide range of experience in family law with a specialty in financial remedy cases. His cases involve high net worth individuals, professionals and cases involving complex financial, business and Trust arrangements. He also has a wealth of experience in cases involving freezing injunctions or maintenance pending suit actions. He advises upon, and drafts, pre- and post-nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements. Gareth also takes a particular interest in cases involving financial provision for children where the parents are unmarried and cases involving cohabiting couples.

Gareth is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is qualified as an Arbitrator in financial remedy cases, cases concerning Schedule 1 of the Children Act and Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.

Training and Employment

Gareth secured a 2:1 at the University of Manchester in Law and Government. After attending the College of Law at Chester, he trained in Manchester and qualified as a Family Law specialist in October 2003. Prior to joining Stowe Family Law, Gareth worked at a multinational law firm for over ten years.


Gareth is pragmatic and commercial in his approach with a focus on providing clients with an excellent service and achieving desirable outcomes for clients.

Legal 500

The ‘very bright and hardworking’ Gareth Curtis ‘sees the wood from the trees and is great with clients’.


FB v PS [2015] EWHC 2797 (Fam)

Outside of work

Hailing from Stockport, Gareth is married with a little boy. He is also keen Arsenal fan and likes to keep fit, has an interest in politics and history and enjoys reading.

Contact Gareth Curtis
Posts by Gareth Curtis
Family Law January 17th 2018

Divorce and the family business by Gareth Curtis

It is not an understatement to say that small and medium sized businesses are the cornerstone of the British economy. ...

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Divorce|Separation November 9th 2017

Surviving the financial fallout of separation by Gareth Curtis

The fallout from a separation can often be dramatic and have immediate and serious financial consequences. For instance the discovery ...

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