Family, children & divorce law team

If you need assistance with a family, children or divorce law issue don't hesitate to contact our experienced specialists on 0203 816 0548 or complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you directly.

Our People

Partners

  • Karen Atkins
    , Partner
    Partner

    Karen is a Partner in the family law team, working closely with the head of department and department managers across the practice, with key responsibilities for IT and new bu...

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    Karen Atkins
    Contact details 01942 77438601942 774314
  • Mike Devlin
    , Partner
    Head of Family Law

    Mike was a Partner at Flint and Holmes Solicitors who merged with Stephensons in 1998. Mike is Head of Family Law and is based at the ...

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    Mike Devlin
    Contact details 01942 77440801942 774536
  • Victoria Gethin
    , Partner
    Partner

    Victoria manages the Manchester family law team and the domestic abuse teams across the firm. She became a Partner in 2010.

    For the majority of her training contract obtained at Stephensons and since qualification in 2002, Vic...

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    Victoria Gethin
    Contact details 01942 77443101942 774530
  • Gwyneth John
    , Partner
    Partner

    Gwyneth is a Partner in the family law department. She is based in Manchester dealing with all aspects of the law as it affects children. She is a member of the Solicitors Regulation Authorit...

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    Gwyneth John
    Contact details 01942 77803701942 774536
  • Andrew Mountain
    , Partner
    Partner

    As a Partner in one of the largest family law departments not only in the North West but throughout England and Wales Andrew has key responsibility for delivering and supporting other members of the family law team to deliver a first class service to a...

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    Andrew Mountain
    Contact details 01942 77803301942 774536
  • Amanda Rimmer
    , Partner
    Partner

    Amanda is a Partner in the family law team at Stephensons. She joined Stephensons in 1992 and has specialised in family law ever since. Separation and family disputes can brin...

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    Amanda Rimmer
    Contact details 01942 77434701942 774542
  • Donna Roberts
    , Partner
    Partner

    Donna was appointed as a Partner of the firm in May 2009 and works in the family law team at Stephensons.

    On qualification Donna i...

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    Donna Roberts
    Contact details 01942 77440201942 774536

Senior Associates

  • Lauren Day
    , Senior Associate
    Family Law Executive and Associate

    Lauren is an associate at Stephensons and a member of the family law department based at the Wigan office.
     
    Lauren has been with the firm since leav...

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    Lauren Day
    Contact details 01942 77420301942 774535
  • Tim Galbraith
    , Senior Associate
    Family Law Solicitor and Associate

    Tim is based in the care department in our Manchester office and has experience of acting for local authorities, parents and children in complex cases including care proceedings, residence and contact disputes and adoption proceedings.
    &...

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    Tim Galbraith
    Contact details 01942 77444201942 774536
  • Kath Geere
    , Senior Associate
    Family Law Executive and Associate

    Kath was appointed an executive in 2007 and achieved the status of associate in 2010 as an acknowledgement of her outstanding contribution to the firm and to the family department.

    Kath has worked in the legal profession since leaving c...

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    Kath Geere
    Contact details 01942 77432101942 774542
  • Nicola McDaid
    , Senior Associate
    Family Law Solicitor and Associate

    Nicola qualified as a solicitor in 2010 and has specialised in family law since then. She is a tenacious and dedicated lawyer representing parents and local authorities in care proceedings....

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    Contact details 01942 77442401942 774537
  • Jackie Price
    , Senior Associate
    Family Law Solicitor and Associate

    Jackie is an associate at Stephensons and a member of the family law department based in our Manchester office.

    Jackie has been with the firm since leaving school in 1993. S...

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    Jackie Price
    Contact details 01942 77443301942 774536
  • Ceri Thomas
    , Senior Associate
    Family Law Solicitor and Associate

    After completing her Law degree at Glamorgan University, Ceri obtained a diploma in Legal Practice at Manchester Metropolitan University. 

    Ceri began work at Stephensons in 2001 in the conveyancing department. She joined the family departmen...

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    Ceri Thomas
    Contact details 01942 77443601942 774530
  • Gillian Tuck
    , Senior Associate
    Family Law Solicitor and Associate

    Gillian was appointed an associate in 2011. She joined Stephensons in 2004 and qualified as a solicitor in 2006 after completing her law degree and postgraduate diploma in law at the University ...

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    Gillian Tuck
    Contact details 01942 77413101942 774537
  • Anna White
    , Senior Associate
    Family Law Solicitor and Associate

    Anna was appointed as an associate of the firm in May 2008.

    Anna joined Stephensons’ care department in Manchester as a newly qualified solicitor in October 2005, initially representing both children and parents in care proceedings.

    I...

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    Anna White
    Contact details 01942 77440801942 774530

Solicitors

  • Lauren Evans
    , Solicitor
    Solicitor

    Lauren is a solicitor and member of the family law team.

    Lauren studied Law at The University of Liverpool and achieved a distinction in her LPC at The College of Law, Chester. View full profile and contact details

    Lauren Evans
    Contact details 01942 77423001942 774533
  • Hanna Fayle
    , Solicitor
    Solicitor

    Hanna is a solicitor in the family law department at our Wigan office. She has been at Stephensons for over 10 years.

    Hanna joined the family team in 2006 as a graduate clerk having completed her legal practice course at the BPP in Manchester. Ha...

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    Hanna Fayle
    Contact details 01942 77430801942 774542
  • Catherine Gaskell
    , Solicitor
    Solicitor

    Catherine is a solicitor in the family law team. 

    Catherine began her legal career at Stephensons as a summer student in June 2007, only a matter of weeks after completing her le...

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    Catherine Gaskell
    Contact details 01942 77803001942 774530

Executives

  • Therasa Kenny
    , Executive
    Family Law Executive

    Therasa originally started at Stephensons in 2005 as a secretary, working for a partner in the family team. She developed through to being a clerk and enrolled on the CIlex course to train to be a legal executive.  

    Whilst studying, she...

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    Therasa Kenny
    Contact details 01942 774426
  • Kay Leonard
    , Executive
    Family Law Executive

    Kay's career with Stephensons began when she joined the firm one day a week for a year as part of her work experience whilst she studied law at college. After leaving college she secured a job in the family department in 2010. Kay has remained in t...

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    Kay Leonard
    Contact details 01942 774431
  • Claire Pilling
    , Executive
    Family Law Executive

    Claire commenced her employment with Stephensons in September 2004. Her initial role was a secretarial one working for a solicitor who acted primarily for children’s guardians and parents within care proceedings.

    Claire has since ...

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    Claire Pilling
    Contact details 01942 778031

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We're widely accredited for our work - family law

  • Chambers
  • Legal 500

It is our business to deliver legal services that work for our clients, you can trust our specialists to take care of things on your behalf. Over the years our family law team has been recognised by industry awards and accredited for their excellence.

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Family reorder

  • Mike Devlin
  • ​Karen Atkins
  • ​​Victoria Gethin
  • ​​Gwyneth John
  • Victoria Melling
  • ​Andrew Mountain
  • Amanda Rimmer
  • Donna Roberts
  • Lauren Day
  • ​Tim Galbraith
  • Kath Geere
  • ​Nicola McDaid
  • Jackie Price
  • Ceri Thomas
  • Gillian Tuck​
  • Anna White
  • Lauren Evans
  • ​Hanna Fayle
  • ​Catherine Gaskell
  • Therasa Kenny
  • Kay Leonard
  • Claire Pilling

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