“An excellent reputation for quality and tenacity”
"highly experienced, focused, pragmatic and phlegmatic"
"Very knowledgeable with heaps of experience"
"Very good at spotting new angles"
"very astute and good at seeing the bigger picture"
"At the top of its game. More than a match for larger and more established firms"
"Hugely empathetic, his clients feel he is completely on their side"
“Phenomenally bright. Hugely practical and takes really good care of his clients”
"Nothing but exceptional"
"First class lawyers who are approachable and truly excellent"
“Unflappable. Sees straight to the issues and gives each client 100%"
“An excellent strategist and is hard to beat; a top-rate lawyer who also has unrivalled experience in matrimonial litigation at the highest level”
Every member of Hall Brown Family Law has been handpicked from a top family law team with the aim of offering clients fantastic service, a no-nonsense approach and the best possible outcome. Each of our lawyers is a member of Resolution, an organisation committed to non-confrontational solutions to divorce, separation and other family law issues.
James is a founding partner of Hall Brown and is one of only a handful of family lawyers to represent a client in the Supreme Court.Meet James
Andrew brings over 25 years of experience to this family law practice and is recognised for his technical expertise.Meet Andrew
Beth Wilkins has been a family lawyer for over 30 years and is described as the “doyenne of family law”.Meet Beth
Claire has significant experience in dealing with complex financial settlements including companies, offshore assets and trusts.Meet Claire
Head of London
Izzy Walsh is the head of Hall Brown’s London office, a member of the British Russian Law Association, British Ukrainian Law Association and the International Bar Association.Meet Izzy
Senior Associate Solicitor
Laura is half French and bilingual and specialises in all areas of family law with emphasis on financial proceedings and international relocation of children.Meet Laura
Senior Associate Solicitor
Abigail deals with all aspects of family law with a particular interest in resolving financial disputes on divorce for high net worth individuals.Meet Abigail
Head of Children Family Law Team
Katie is known for her clear and structured approach, her meticulous preparation and her exceptional level of client care.Meet Katie
Senior Associate Solicitor
Anita`s extensive background in family work equips her well for dealing with a broad range of situations encompassing financial and child related matters.Meet Anita
Alice trained with Sam and James and qualified in September 2015. She works on a variety of family law issues including complex high value financial settlements.Meet Alice
Ellen has a wealth of experience assisting on high value financial settlements, complex family trust structures and cases with an international element and gives all her clients a first class service.Meet Ellen
Melanie is an experienced advocate and specialises in children law including Special Guardianship orders, adoption and child welfare issues and is a member of the Law Society Children Panel.Meet Melanie
Judith has experience dealing with a wide variety of family matters, including complex financial remedy cases. She has also assisted in the drafting of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.Meet Judith
Sarah advises and represents clients on all aspects of divorce and dissolution, high value complex financial settlements, child arrangement and cohabitation disputes.Meet Sarah
Hannah qualified as a solicitor in April 2019 and prides herself on her communication skills and approachable manner and strives to provide a first class service to all clients.Meet Hannah
Emma advises and represents clients on all aspects of divorce and dissolution, financial settlements, child arrangement matters and cohabitation disputes.Meet Emma
achael advises and represents clients on all aspects of divorce and dissolution, financial settlements, child arrangement matters and cohabitation disputes.Meet Rachael
Rebekah secured an upper second class with honours in her LLB excelling in the Family Law module and strives to provide the highest level of client support.Meet Rebekah
Sky obtained distinctions in her Family Law modules and strives to provide the best client care and support, whilst ensuring clients are happy and at ease with the legal processMeet Sky
Jodi joined the team in July 2018 having completed her law degree at BPP whilst simultaneously working full time. She also sits on the Fostering Panel.Meet Jodi
Rebekah completed her degree at Surrey University and achieved a distinction in her LPC at Manchester University of Law and joined the firm in January 2019.Meet Rebekah
Nicola practiced law in New Zealand for two and a half years before moving to London in 2016 and is studying to qualify as a solicitor of England and Wales.Meet Nicola
Liam joined the team in April 2019 whilst completing his BPTC and LLM in Legal Practice at BPP in Manchester having graduated from the University of Leeds.Meet Liam
Matthew graduated from the University of Cardiff in 2015 with a first class honours degree in Law and completed his LPC in July 2019Meet Matthew
Office Manager / Legal Secretary
Jo is a highly experienced multi-award winning office manager/PA/legal secretary of over 30 years who has specialised in family law for the last 23 years.Meet Jo
PA and Legal Secretary
Eve has spent her career as a legal secretary and has specialised in family law for 17 years meaning she is familiar with all stages of the legal process.Meet Eve
Hayley has worked for a number of family solicitors at varying levels for 13 years and has also successfully achieved her CILEX qualification.Meet Hayley
Catherine’s knowledge and expertise of family law legal process allows her to provide support with both confidence and with the highest quality.Meet Cathy
Lisa joined Hall Brown in May 2018 and is a highly experienced legal secretary having spent her whole career in law; specialising in family law for the last 14 years.Meet Lisa
Jessie joined Hall Brown in February 2019 and has over four year’s family law experience and is highly efficient to help clients to the best of her abilityMeet Jessie
Gill has worked in the legal sector since 1989, working for a family law solicitors and then within a court of protection firm before joining Hall Brown in April 2019.Meet Gillian
Kelly joined the team in November 2017 and is a highly motivated and energetic administration assistant.Meet Kelly
Margaret is a highly experienced accounts executive having spent her whole working life in solicitors’ accounts and supports the whole team and clients with confidence.Meet Margaret
Annelise is a highly efficient, experienced and enthusiastic member of the team.Meet Annelise
Filing Clerk/Archives Manager
Gaynor joined the firm in July 2017 as a part-time filing clerk/archives manager having been a conveyancer during her legal career.Meet Gaynor