Role at Major Family Law

Stephanie qualified as Solicitor in February 2014, is an Associate at the firm, and has exclusively practised Family Law since qualification. She has a breadth of experience in advising clients in relation to all matters of family law and is often well praised for her ability to manage cases for clients with numerous complicated factors.
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Stephanie worked at a regional Legal 500 firm before joining Major Family Law in March 2020. She is experienced in advising clients in various matters which arise for both married and unmarried couples separating. She understands that separation can be one of the most difficult times for a family and is able to provide clear advice in order to help clients reach agreements outside of court wherever possible.

Stephanie specialises in financial matters and has extensive experience in advising clients in both modest asset and high net worth cases. She takes the time to get to know her client’s in order to give them the best possible advice for achieving an outcome which will allow them to move forward and meet their specific needs. Stephanie also assists parents in any disputes arising in relation to their children, whether this be the day to day arrangements or more specific concerns such as taking a child abroad or relocating.

Stephanie was accredited as a family law specialist by the Law Society in 2019 and is often praised for her professional yet compassionate service and for going above and beyond in order to secure the very best outcome for her clients. Whilst her focus is on helping client’s reach agreements through a conciliatory approach, she is also an experienced advocate and has been representing client’s in court for over 10 years. She also has growing experience in assisting clients with alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration.

The Legal 500

The latest edition of the Legal 500 lists Stephanie as a Recommended Lawyer.

Stephanie Layton – Legal 500 Profile

Outside of work

Away from work Stephanie enjoys spending time with her young family and can often be found in her downtime with her head in a good book.

Stephanie Qualified in February 2014.