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Divorce, Civil Partnership and Finances

Our divorce and civil partnership lawyers understand the need to provide clear and sensible advice, which not only deals with the legal consequences of separation, but also takes into consideration the emotional impact on you and your family. We are also highly experienced Mediators and Collaborative solicitors.

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Divorce, Civil Partnership and Finances

Our divorce and civil partnership lawyers understand the need to provide clear and sensible advice, which not only deals with the legal consequences of separation, but also takes into consideration the emotional impact on you and your family. We are also highly experienced Mediators and Collaborative solicitors.

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Legal Advice in relation to Children

Our solicitors have extensive knowledge and expertise in providing legal advice in respect of all legal matters involving children. Our approach is to focus on the needs of the children and work with parents to avoid Court proceedings where possible.

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Legal Advice in relation to Children

Our solicitors have extensive knowledge and expertise in providing legal advice in respect of all legal matters involving children. Our approach is to focus on the needs of the children and work with parents to avoid Court proceedings where possible.

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Options for Resolving Family Issues

Our team consists of trained collaborative solicitors, mediators and litigators meaning that we are confident that no matter the situation, we are able to draw on our wealth of experience to resolve matters swiftly, proactively and in the most cost-effective manner.

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Options for Resolving Family Issues

Our team consists of trained collaborative solicitors, mediators and litigators meaning that we are confident that no matter the situation, we are able to draw on our wealth of experience to resolve matters swiftly, proactively and in the most cost-effective manner.

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Cohabitation

As specialist cohabitation solicitors we have considerable experience in preparing cohabitation agreements, which will set out the financial agreement in the unfortunate event of a separation. This can avoid the need for costly and unpleasant arguments at a later stage.

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Cohabitation

As specialist cohabitation solicitors we have considerable experience in preparing cohabitation agreements, which will set out the financial agreement in the unfortunate event of a separation. This can avoid the need for costly and unpleasant arguments at a later stage.

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Domestic Violence

Our domestic violence solicitors offer a sensitive and discrete service. We will advise you as to both the legal and practical steps that can be taken to protect you and your family. If necessary, our solicitors will act quickly where there has been an allegation of Domestic Violence and we regularly represent clients in applying for (and defending) urgent court applications.

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"Deborah is a highly capable solicitor and dominant in her approach with opponents. She’s very efficient in dealing with clients."

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"Sean has a very good grasp of the legal principles that apply to any case. He’s great with clients, he’s very understanding and empathetic."

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"Katie is really fearless in her approach and is incisive in terms of getting to the heart of the issue. She’s fantastic and effective in her advocacy."

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"Ellis Jones have a formidable reputation in the Dorset area. They provide robust advice and representation reflecting in the high quality of work produced."

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"They are friendly and calming but, at the same time, really get their heads down and push for their clients."

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"Ellis Jones are trailblazers in family law in the South West. They are exceptionally talented in terms of both legal knowledge, procedure, but also with case management."

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"Deborah Leask and Sean McNally are giants in the field and very well respected. "

Family Law – Legal 500 2023

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"I am extremely grateful for all of the help, guidance, advice and support provided to me by Sean, Raluca and Georgia."

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"A real force in family law."

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“Very open-minded attitude to communication and a cohesive way of doing things.”

Family Law – Chambers & Partners 2022

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"Deborah has a real head for complex figures and is not afraid to delve into the minutiae.”

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Our offices

Bournemouth
302 Charminster Road Bournemouth Dorset BH8 9RU
01202 525333 Contact
London
Office 320 107 – 111 Fleet Street London EC4A 2AB
02039 784720 Contact
Poole
14a Haven RoadCanford Cliffs, Poole Dorset BH13 7LP
01202 709898 Contact
Ringwood
Monmouth Court Southampton Road, Ringwood Hampshire BH24 1HE
01425 484848 Contact
Swanage
55 High Street Swanage Dorset BH19 2LT
01929 422233 Contact
Wimborne
39a East Street Wimborne Dorset BH21 1DX
01202 057676 Contact