Joanne Major, Top Family Lawyer and Principal of Major Family Law, the North East’s leading divorce and children specialists comments in the Tyne Valley Express celebrating it’s 6th year in business this month, Major Family Law is a force to be reckoned with in the family law arena. Founded by Joanne Major in January 2009, the practice has expanded from a kitchen table operation to a respected firm with a strong reputation both regionally and nationally, thanks to the hand-picked team of family law specialists, consultants, and legal assistants who dedicate themselves to putting client well-being at the forefront of their work ethos.

In what has been a turbulent period for the family law fraternity and for the legal profession generally, Major Family Law has determinedly bucked the trend and continued to grow in strength, size and reputation. With the end of the financial year on 30 September, the practice was delighted to announce its most successful performance to date with a 1/3 increase in turnover on the previous year, reflecting the attitude of individuals that Major Family Law is the go-to practice for family law advice.

Always at the forefront of innovative client service and care, Major Family Law were the first practice in the North East to offer clients the support of an independent family and relationship consultant; a service designed to assist clients deal with their relationship breakdown and to cope with their changed circumstances in a positive and healing manner.

The earlier part of the year saw a major expansion project of the business premises undertaken to accommodate increased staff numbers and to offer more dedicated private meeting rooms for clients’ comfort and convenience.

More significantly, Major Family Law has invested strongly in its personnel in recent times to continue to ensure clients are offered the very highest level of expert service. In recognition of her service to the practice, her professional reputation and popularity with clients for her compassion and expertise, senior solicitor Anna Hunter has been appointed a director of Major Family Law, with effect from 1st October. In addition, the practice was delighted to welcome Jonathan Dunkley in June, who joined the firm as a consultant after almost 30 years as a partner at commercial firm, Muckle LLP. Widely respected, and with a loyal client base, Jonathan has added his experience and gravitas to the firm’s professional armoury.

So if you, a family member or indeed a friend therefore need help with a family matter this year, surely you would want to know you had placed your future in the hands of “the best” wouldn’t you?

Joanne Major is the Principal of Major Family Law, the Divorce and Family Law Specialists. Tel: 01661 824582 Twitter: @majorfamilylaw

 Major Law – Jan 15