Family Law

Our large team of Bristol family law specialists is recognised as being one of the Southwest region’s leading experts in family law. We are proud of our quality reputation and of the commitment and dedication of our lawyers and support staff.

Our experts advise you on all aspects of divorce, family and relationship breakdown, whatever the circumstances or complexities of your case. We take great care to ensure that you receive the best advice. We achieve this by focusing the group into three specialist teams (Divorce and Finance, Child Abduction and Domestic Violence/Childcare). This means you get the right advice to suit your situation.

All our lawyers are members of Resolution.  This means we are committed to exploring constructive and non-confrontational ways of resolving family disputes. We also understand that sometimes the only way to protect your interests is to take immediate and decisive action.

You can trust us to give you informed choices about the approach that best suits you and your circumstances. We always keep the information you give us confidential. For more information, please get in touch.

Public Funding (Legal Aid)

If you are on a low income, you may qualify for public funding to help you with your legal costs. We are able to assess whether or not you are eligible for public funding.

The Legal Aid eligibility calculator can be a useful tool for determine whether you will be eligible for legal aid.

“Thank you for all your help and understanding. I have recommended you to family and friends. I was very happy and impressed with the care and service I received during my difficult time.”

“I am grateful to you and your entire team for all the fantastic work and services. Much appreciated.”

Our Experts

Philippa Morgan

Philippa Morgan

Head of Family Law


Direct Dial: 0117 904 5923

Iona Phillips

Partner/ Deputy Group Leader: Family Law


Direct Dial: 0117 904 5878

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