Role at Major Family Law

Stephanie qualified as Solicitor in February 2014 and has exclusively practiced 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, including both financial and any children matters. 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 which are fair and reasonable.

She has extensive experience in advising clients in both modest asset and high net worth cases. She is also passionate about children matters and helping parents through difficult separations by keeping the focus on the best interests of any children involved. She is particularly experienced in representing clients in children matters where there are allegations of domestic violence including situations where Fact Find hearings are necessary.

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 ability to offer practical advice in often complicated situations. She is a member of Resolution and sits as Secretary on the local Young Resolution Committee

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 has a young daughter who keeps her quite busy! But in her spare time she loves nothing more than to curl up with a good book, home baked goodies and a glass of wine.

Stephanie qualified in February 2014.