Family solicitors in Manchester

We take the time to understand what you are going through and know how to help you and your family.

Often solving the most complex of problems, our divorce and family lawyers in Manchester understand that there's no such thing as "one size fits all" when it comes to working with you and your family.

Get in touch with our experts and find out how we can provide you with peace of mind for your legal problems.

Award-winning family solicitors in Manchester

  • 91% client satisfaction
  • Top-ranked, widely recognised firm

What services do our Manchester family law solicitors offer?

With a reputation for providing practical yet compassionate legal advice, our Manchester team deal with many family law issues including:


Our Manchester family solicitors work to reduce conflict wherever they can and overcome even the toughest challenges. Able to call on expertise from colleagues across our national firm, our team will help you to find a way through whatever you’re facing and look forward with confidence.

Who do our family law solicitors in Manchester work with?

We work with clients from a wide variety of backgrounds:

  • Business owners, entrepreneurs and their partners
  • International families
  • Professional and family trustees
  • Farming families
  • Sportspeople
  • People with a high profile in the entertainment industry and their partners
  • Medical professionals
  • Senior management and other professionals and their partners
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Notice: We do not offer legal aid (also known as Public Funding). If you have a legal aid enquiry, please visit Resolution's website. 

Please note, we do not offer legal aid (also known as Public Funding). If you have a legal aid enquiry, please visit Resolution's website. 


Alison Bull, "the best lawyer for the very difficult cases", leads our Manchester team. With a national reputation as a mediator, collaborative lawyer and arbitrator, Alison is passionate about helping clients to resolve disputes outside of the courtroom, sitting on the Resolution National Committee. She designed our most recent service Separate Well with one lawyer, which aims to help couples who want to work together amicably towards an effective outcome.

Completing the Manchester team are Nigel Shepherd, a long-time campaigner for family law reform and two-time national chair of family justice organisation Resolution; highly skilled negotiator" and mediator Andrew Moore; "excellent" family lawyer and mediator Sue Brookes, who has a thriving cohabitation specialism; Award-winning surrogacy and fertility law expert Rose-Marie Drury and "exceptional" associate solicitor Abigail Pearse.


Why choose Mills & Reeve as your Manchester family law team?

Our family law and mediation experts in Manchester can find constructive solutions to the issues that you're facing. A key part of our national network, here's why you can have faith in their services:

When needed, our family lawyers in Manchester can call on the wider expertise of colleagues in locations including London, Birmingham and Leeds.

Our work extends into our wider communities too:

  • Our dedicated Charitable Trust supports a range of important causes, including domestic abuse victims and people battling homelessness.
  • We're proud members of the Legal Sustainability Alliance and are firmly committed to achieving net zero by 2050.

Get in touch with our Manchester team of family lawyers

Newly located at Circle Square, our office is at the heart of the newest neighbourhood in Manchester. Contact our Manchester family lawyers directly using the photo buttons above or email your enquiry to them using our contact form. Alternatively, call +44 161 2355420 to speak to our national team. 


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Notice: We do not offer legal aid (also known as Public Funding). If you have a legal aid enquiry, please visit Resolution's website. 

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