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Top Tier Practice

Major Family Law is, “A pre-eminent practice, handling a mix of high-net-worth divorce and separation cases and private Children Act matters. An extremely strong team.”             (Legal 500)

Why Choose Us

We have handpicked the most able and committed individuals from across our field. Our expertise means more than 80% of our cases are resolved by negotiated settlement without ever having to go to Court.

Top North East Divorce Lawyer

Practice Founder and Senior Solicitor, Joanne Major, is an experienced & respected lawyer and the only family solicitor in the North listed as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 for the last two years.

Hours to Suit Yours, not Ours

With discreet offices, free onsite parking and disabled access, we can also offer consultations by phone, Skype or FaceTime. Late appointments and out of office appointments are available by arrangement.

Know Your Position

If you’re not altogether happy with the advice you have been given by your existing solicitor, seek a second opinion from us in strict confidence. If you decide to instruct us, we will handle informing your existing solicitor.

Our latest news...

10 Questions for Jonathan Dunkley

Jonathan Dunkley, a Consultant Solicitor at Major Family Law, the North East's leading Divorce and Family Law Specialists, comments in the North East Times: What was your first break in business? Making more

Your business is our business

Joanne Major, Principal of Major Family Law, the North East's top family law solicitors, states in the North East Times: Finances are always a significant concern for couples who separate. Where previously more


Welcome to Major Family Law. We are the North East’s “pre-eminent” Specialist Family Law Firm. As a Niche Practice we believe our combination of talented lawyers and modern approach sets us apart from other firms who practice family law in the region.

When it comes to divorce and family matters experience counts. Our expert family solicitors are recognised nationally for their outstanding knowledge. We are a full bespoke family law firm, specialising in all matters relating to children including international relocation, abduction, divorce, business/farming financial cases, cohabitation and pre/post -nuptial settlements.

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