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Specialist Family Law Solicitors in Telford, Shrewsbury, Hereford & North Wales.

 

When a relationship breaks down it can be a very difficult time for everyone involved, especially if it results in a legal battle.

Contacting a Family Law Solicitor may seem like an added complication at an already stressful time, but getting in touch with our approachable, friendly team at an early stage is the right thing to do.

Our team of specialist divorce and family law solicitors have the knowledge and experience to understand your situation, and will deal with your case in a sensitive way.

At Lanyon Bowdler, our solicitors are dedicated to the interests of their clients and will guide you through the process from start to finish.

One of the main worries people have about instructing a solicitor is how much it will cost them, and we have developed a number of pricing options to help solve that problem, including fixed fees and service level guarantees.

Family Law Services and Advice from Lanyon Bowdler

We have offices in Telford, Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Oswestry, and Hereford so can provide services across Shropshire, Herefordshire and Mid and North Wales. For example, our divorce and family law specialists have worked with clients in Wrexham, Powys, Stafford, Chester, Welshpool, Bridgnorth and Market Drayton, as well as nationally.

The two key words of how we approach negotiations are “practical” and “balanced” - minimising conflict but firmly protecting your interests. This style of negotiation means we typically reach amicable resolutions quickly, but if litigation is necessary, we have the expertise and experience to do so effectively.

Partner, Colin Spanner, and associate solicitor, Lisa Grimmett, are experienced collaborative lawyers, which you can read more about on the Collaborative Law page.

Lanyon Bowdler’s family law services include:

  • Pre-nuptial arrangements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Divorce and civil partnership dissolution
  • Financial remedy proceedings
  • Private Children Act proceedings
  • Injunctions
  • Separation agreements

Legal Directory Recommendations

The family law team is recommended in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 which states "Lanyon Bowdler is 'excellent for family finances and private children disputes' with 'a great team around them at all levels of experience and expertise'. The Ludlow-based consultant Colin Spanner 'is well regarded' and has 'a keen eye for detail'. He works on a range of family matters but is particularly strong on complex children cases. Head of Department, Sue Hodgson is an expert in matrimonial matters and child disputes, and is 'a superb negotiator' with 'a no-nonsense approach'. The Shrewsbury based associate solicitor Lisa Grimmett is also recommended and works for high net worth individuals on financial claims."

The team is ranked in Band 1 for Shrewsbury and surrounds in the 2019 edition of Chambers UK. The directory comments:

"Well-regarded family law team with expertise in financial matters and farming cases. Represents clients on matters involving trusts and overseas assets. Also supports clients on complex Children Act matters involving allegations of criminal behaviour or relocations to foreign jurisdictions. Also offers collaborative law services."

Strengths

Sources are quick to highlight the firm's 'excellent client service, which is friendly yet very professional', noting that 'they are always on top of the case and show great attention to detail while remaining in charge of the bigger picture'.

Interviewees also report: 'They are well prepared and if there is anything that you want to clarify you can pick up the phone and speak with them'.

Contact Lanyon Bowdler's Family Law Solicitors

Please give us a call for a friendly, confidential, chat about how we can help support you when you or your family need legal advice and representation. There is no commitment or charge for our initial assessment. Please contact a member of the team or complete our online enquiry form on the righthand side of this page. 

By choosing Lanyon Bowdler for family law legal advice, you can rest assured that you have the best legal expertise on hand no matter what the situation. The 2019 edition of the Legal 500, rate Lanyon Bowdler's family law team as 'excellent'. We are committed to providing exceptional levels of client care and will work closely and considerately with you to help find the best outcomes. Our team has great experience in all areas of family law and family mediation. 

We have offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, Conwy, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry and Telford, so are able to act for clients all over Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales and across the Midlands (including Wolverhampton & Birmingham). As a leading UK full-service law firm, we can represent you wherever you live in the UK.

Testimonials

We were kept up to date with progress and probate was compleated within the estimated time

- Mr Edwards, Worcester

Ed provided utmost confidence throughout the process and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to other clients.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Very polite, easy to talk to and were always there when I needed answers.

- Mr M Wood, Hereford

Friendly and understanding in an awkward situation.

- Mr R Jones, Ruthin

The staff made me feel valued and always took the time to listen to my concerns

- Ms Castell, Shrewsbury

Quotes

I was competely satisfied with all aspects of the service.

- Mr S Taylor, Telford

Natasha Gibbons was very easy to talk to, I felt at ease with her, and she always kept me up to date with the case. She has provided excellent service throughout.

- Mrs C Roberts, Gwynedd

Straight forward and relevant advice relating to Wills

- Mr & Mrs Walton, Shrewsbury

I always felt you were working in my best interests, but you didn't sugar coat or patronise me. My case was complex and I appreciated the professionalism shown and how the legal system "worked"

- Mrs J Bradford, Stafford

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

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