Family law & relationships

Our Family Law Team provides assistance and representation in all aspects of family law related matters and is recommended in Chambers (2016) for handling the breadth of family law issues, including cohabitation, separation and children matters. Please visit our dedicated Family Website thefamilylawsolicitors.co.uk to find out how the team can assist you.

Chambers (2016) describe the team as a "full-service family team recognised for its experience in complex high net worth financial and children matters. Much sought after for its alternative dispute resolution expertise." Andrew Mercer is described by Chambers (2016) as "clever, affable as well as pragmatic. He provides absolute support for his clients right through a case." He is particularly recognised for his financial settlement work, and handles areas such as children work and prenuptial agreements.

Legal 500 (2015) also state that Trethowans LLP offers ‘a great standard of service’ to divorcing clients. They praise the extremely knowledgable Andrew Mercer for ‘providing really practical and sensible advice’. 

Grant Cameron is also listed in both Chambers and Legal 500. Chambers (2016) describe him as "a pleasure to work with - a solicitor with a pleasant and easy manner."

We can help and guide you with the legal aspects that are relevant at the different stages of your life, including:

We offer a FREE half hour meeting at our Salisbury, Southampton, Poole or Winchester offices with one of our family lawyers on all family law related matters. This is an opportunity for you to get an indication of your legal position and also to meet one of our family lawyers.  On this last point, we understand  the sensitivities of family related legal matters and thus the importance of having a family lawyer who you feel comfortable with; that’s why we offer the initial half hour meeting for free.

We also understand that you may need advice outside of ‘normal office hours’ when it is more convenient for you to speak; we offer an ‘out of hour’s service accordingly.

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Andrew Mercer

Grant Cameron

Crystal Stevenson

Kate Stovold

Dawn Gore

FREE half hour meeting

We understand that family matters are sensitive and that's why we offer all clients a FREE half hour meeting at either our Salisbury, Southampton, Poole or Winchester offices so you can meet us before you have to make any commitment.

Need to speak to someone out of office hours?

Call us on 01722 426989.

We're members of Resolution

Which is a family law body which believes in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters.

Resolution - first for family law

Collaborative law

We have collaboratively trained lawyers. They will try to help you resolve your issues in a non-confrontational manner. Often going to court can be avoided with this approach.

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Meet the team

Partners

Andrew Mercer
Partner & Head of Family Team
Family
Salisbury
01722 426954
07880 703 500
Family
Grant Cameron
Partner
Family
Southampton
023 8082 0488
07467 943444
Family
Juliet Mayhew
Partner
Family
Salisbury
01962 670677
07557 536244
Family
Emma Wilders-Pratt
Partner
Family
Salisbury
01962 670677
07876 334584
Family

Associates

Kate Stovold
Associate
Family
Southampton
023 8082 0511
Family

Solicitors

Helena Balch
Solicitor
Family
Poole
01202 339003
Family

Family Executive

Melanie Browning
Family Executive
Family
Poole
01202 339028
Family

Paralegals

Dawn Gore
Paralegal & Certified Family Law Assistant
Family
Salisbury
01722 426945
07881 343 960
Family

Legal Assistants

Caroline Nobbs
Legal Assistant
Family
Poole
01202 339010
Family

Legal Secretaries

Charlotte Gee
Legal Secretary
Family
Salisbury
01722 426903
Family
Emma Humby
Legal Secretary
Family
Southampton
023 8082 0453
Family
Laura Sargent
Legal Secretary
Family
Southampton
Family
Andrea Smith
Legal Secretary
Family
Salisbury
01722 411300
Family
Sara Wernham
Legal Secretary
Family
Salisbury
01722 426963
Family

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