Top Tier Practice
“Major Family Law is ‘a leading player in the North East’, and handles divorce and financial remedy cases as well as private children’s law applications, including joint residence and jurisdiction issues”. (The Legal 500)
Top Divorce Lawyer
For the 3rd consecutive year, Joanne Major is the only family lawyer, male or female, in the North of England listed on the elite “Leading Lawyers” list of The Legal 500’s guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.
Our team are highly experienced in dealing with cases which involve cross-border and international aspects
You will be directed to the lawyer who is most qualified to deal with your issue. Major Family Law is pleased to offer direct access to a Spanish law firm.
Sercies de derecho de familia en espanol.
Anna Hunter has ‘impressive technical legal skills’; Joanne Major is ‘tenacious in her representation of her clients & keen to promote their best interests'; Lucinda Connell is also recommended. (The 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.
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.
Hours to suit you
We have discreet offices, free onsite parking and disabled access. As a modern law practice we offer remote consultations by phone, Skype or FaceTime. Out of hours appointments and meetings are available by arrangement.
Welcome to Major Family Law
Welcome to Major Family Law. As a niche practice we believe our combination of talented lawyers and modern approach sets us apart. When it comes to divorce and family matters experience counts.Read more
A 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.”Read more
- Legal 500
Talent, that's what gets results
We handpicked the most able and committed individuals from across our field. We hire the best to get the best outcome for you. Our client results speak for themselves. We repeatedly obtain results.Read more
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