A Good Time for Divorce?  

Published on 22 January, 2019 | Alice Rogers

It’s perhaps hard to believe but, not too many decades ago, there was something of a stigma attached to divorce. Even in marriages which were experiencing difficulties, spouses often spoke of “staying together for the children”, as though they were conscious of the potential which their splitting up would have for sons and daughters. Now, […]

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  The Mental Toll of Marriage Breakdown  

Published on 07 January, 2019 | Katie Dillon

It will come as a surprise to very few that even the most amicable end to a marriage can be a time of great sensitivity and no little stress either. Some spouses might have been together for many years, only to find that any difficulties which they had could simply not be overcome. To the […]

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  Hall Brown’s Latest Honour Sees Associate Named Manchester JCI President  

Published on 02 January, 2019 | Misc

One of Hall Brown Family Law’s first recruits has been elected as the leader of the Manchester branch of a group supporting the development of the city’s young professionals. Ellen Walker’s nomination as President of the local chapter of Junior Chamber International (JCI) is the latest piece of individual and collective recognition for the firm […]

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  Playing House: Divorce, The Property Market and The Marital Home  

Published on 04 December, 2018 | Sam Hall

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It is an unfortunate fact of modern life that a significant number of marriages do not last. According to figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 101,669 divorces in 2017 ( The same tranche of data revealed that 42 per cent of all marriages are brought to a legal end with […]

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  Hall Brown Doubles Office Size in Latest Growth Phase  

Published on 19 November, 2018 | James Brown

One of the country’s most dynamic law firms has announced that a growth in business has led to it doubling the size of its offices. Two years after opening its doors for the first time, Hall Brown Family Law has announced that it has taken over an entire floor of one of Manchester’s most prestigious […]

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  Hall Brown Founder Scoops Wealth Award  

Published on | Sam Hall

One of the country’s most dynamic family law firms has continued its rich vein of form with yet another award. Sam Hall, Hall Brown Family Law’s Senior Partner, has been named Entrepreneurship Individual of the Year in the Future Leaders awards. The awards, which are organised by leading media specialist City Wealth, aim to recognise […]

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  Treble Top: Hall Brown Admin Team Scoops Clutch of PA Awards  

Published on 04 November, 2018 | Sam Hall

Administrative staff at a dynamic UK law firm which has won a string of awards for legal excellence have helped themselves to a trio of prestigious prizes of their own. Employees at Hall Brown Family Law followed up a brace of honours at the North West PA Awards by claiming the top title at the […]

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  Double Recognition Confirms Hall Brown Among Nation’s Best Law Firms  

Published on 30 October, 2018 | James Brown

One of the country’s most dynamic family law firms has seen its place among Britain’s legal elite confirmed by a brace of prestigious rankings. In the space of 24 hours, Hall Brown Family Law was included among a handful of Tier One family law firms in the North West by Legal 500 and then named […]

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  Children, Challenge and Growth  

Published on 16 October, 2018 | Katie Dillon

Twelve months is a long time in family law. In September 2017, I chose to join Hall Brown in order to lead its newly-established children’s team and have since been delighted in how its grown and how the service which it provides has improved. The division had been formed in response to a rise in […]

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  The Deterrent Effect of Divorce  

Published on 27 September, 2018 | Ellen Walker

At first glance, it might seem strange to find a family lawyer prepared to concede that divorce has something of a deterrent effect. However, years of being immersed in the fine details of couples’ marital difficulties has made it abundantly clear to me that there are men and women who prefer to remain in relationships […]

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