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Matrimonial and Family

Virtually nothing in life is as stressful as a family breakdown.

At such times our approach is to balance the need to protect your interests with keeping the wider picture in perspective.

The Family team works closely with Keelys’ specialist teams dealing with trusts & taxation and corporate & commercial issues. We work closely with other specialists in the fields of pensions, accountancy, taxation and property to ensure that financial settlements arising out of family breakdown are managed smoothly and every facet of the case is considered.

All the lawyers in Keelys’ Matrimonial and Family department provide clear professional advice in a reassuring, caring and practical way backed by many years of experience specialising in this area of law. Members of the department have achieved specialist accreditation with Resolution – the family lawyers specialist group. All our team follow the Resolution code of practice designed to try and resolve matters without the need for costly and stressful Court battles.

Our services include:

  1. Divorce & separation (…more info)
  2. Financial settlements, including pension issues (…more info)
  3. Pre-nuptial agreements
  4. Children issues, including child arrangement disputes (…more info)
  5. Advising on financial issues in context of the affect of divorce on business assets
  6. Civil partnerships
  7. Cohabitation agreements
  8. Collaborative law (…more info)

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Thank you for all the work you did on my divorce; for actually listening and looking into my monies a lot more carefully than the other Solicitors did. Not only am I better off financially, but emotionally I hold no … Continue reading


Trevor, it’s nice to know that there are solicitors out there who look after their clients in a caring manner, whilst still maintaining the utmost professionalism and working for the best resolution. Friends have not been so fortunate in their … Continue reading


Katherine is a very capable and understanding professional. I cannot recommend her highly enough to any person wishing to use her services.

Client’s comments

You made what could have been a very traumatic experience a straight forward and quickly resolved process