Our experienced team of family law solicitors can advise you on all aspects of your relationship, a relationship breakdown, divorce or even a new relationship. We pride ourselves on providing clear, comprehensive and commercial legal advice from the outset.
Our family law solicitors can assist you in all aspects of family related legal issues, including:
financial advice following relationship breakdown
cohabitation agreements and advice for the unmarried family
prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
child arrangement orders, to include orders in respect of residence and contact
Our family law Partner, Samantha Hickman, is a Resolution accredited specialist in high net worth financial matters and cohabitation disputes and sits on the committee for Bristol Resolution.
As well as conventional legal representation, we have a trained collaborative lawyer within the team who can, if the case is suitable, assist in working with both parties and their solicitors to reach a settlement without court proceedings.
Our family law solicitors are part of a wider Private Client team who specialise in Will writing, Trust and Inheritance Tax Planning. The team were announced as winners of the 'Trusted Private Client Law Firm' Global Award for 2016'.
The team was also named Corporate INTL's 'Private Client Law Firm of the year 2015 in England. These awards recognise those who have shown excellence not only in expertise, but in service and are based on independent research, focusing on how the business operates and the expertise the firm can offer.
Our approach is firm but fair and our aim is always to resolve your family dispute in the most cost effective way, whilst at the same time ensuring that you achieve the best possible outcome. Our family law solicitors are members of ‘Resolution’, a national organisation of lawyers committed to resolving family disputes in a non-confrontational and constructive way.
They are thoroughly professional and responsive. Regardless of the matter at hand, with VWV one always feels immensely supported and reassured.