Madelaine Hailey 

Senior Associate Solicitor

Maddy is a Resolution accredited expert in complex higher income financial remedies and cohabitation & TOLATA. Advising on all aspects of private family law, Maddy has particular expertise in financial matters, working with married and cohabiting couples.

Maddy has significant experience in drafting and advising on wealth protection solutions including high value pre nuptial agreements, as well as following a family separation. Prior to joining Hall Brown, Maddy worked at a highly regarded commercial practice in Manchester, where she gained vast experience dealing with complex trust and business arrangements.

Maddy also advises clients in relation to matters concerning children and has represented clients through surrogacy arrangements, private adoption and in Hague Convention proceedings.

In the Legal 500, Maddy is described as staggeringly bright with exceptional judgement. She is smart, collaborative and very street-wise and has an eye for the detail that matters and makes a difference to the strategic bigger picture. She is an exceptional young lawyer.

A member of Resolution, Maddy sits on the Greater Manchester committee and is an avid believer that family lawyers should advise their clients pragmatically and constructively. Maddy prides herself on advising clients sensitively but robustly, and always with the bigger picture at the forefront.

Maddy was shortlisted for Young Lawyer of the Year at the Made in Manchester awards 2022 and also for Lawyer of the Year at the Insider Young Professionals awards 2022.

Maddy presents training webinars for other lawyers and professionals.