"very astute and good at seeing the bigger picture"
“Demonstrates aptitude beyond his years”
“He has been exceptional – I just felt secure with him."
“Leaves no stone unturned.”
"brilliant and really well respected"
“One of the brightest young solicitors I have ever worked with.”
“A rising star in the Manchester market - wise beyond his years.”
“Ability to think very quickly and come up with very creative solutions.”
Every member of Hall Brown Family Law has been handpicked from a top family law team with the aim of offering clients fantastic service, a no-nonsense approach and the best possible outcome. Each of our lawyers is a member of Resolution, an organisation committed to non-confrontational solutions to divorce, separation and other family law issues.
James is a founding partner of Hall Brown and is one of only a handful of family lawyers to represent a client in the Supreme Court.Meet James
Andrew brings 25 years of experience to this family law practice and is recognised for his technical expertise.Meet Andrew
Beth Wilkins has been a family lawyer for over 30 years and is described as the “doyenne of family law”.Meet Beth
Claire has significant experience in dealing with complex financial settlements including companies, offshore assets and trusts.Meet Claire
Senior Associate Solicitor
Eleanor specialises in all areas of family law including financial settlements and advising on arrangements for children.Meet Eleanor
Laura specialises in all areas of family law with emphasis on financial proceedings and international relocation of children.Meet Laura
Abigail deals with all aspects of family law, particularly resolving financial disputes on divorce for high net worth individuals.Meet Abigail
Katie is known for her clear and structured approach, her meticulous preparation and her exceptional level of client care.Meet Katie
Alice trained with Sam and James and qualified in September 2015. She works on a variety of family law issues.Meet Alice
Ellen has experience assisting on high value financial settlements, including cases on complex business assets.Meet Ellen
Margaret has spent all of her working life in solicitors’ accounts and is highly experienced working in this field.Meet Margaret
Office Manager / Legal Secretary
Jo has spent her whole career as a legal secretary, specialising in family law for the last 20 years.Meet Jo
PA and Legal Secretary
Eve has spent her career as a legal secretary and has specialised in family law for the last 17 years.Meet Eve
Hayley has worked for a number of family solicitors at varying levels and has also successfully achieved her CILEX qualification.Meet Hayley
Her familiarity with legal process allows her to support the legal team and clients with both confidence and the highest quality.Meet Catherine
Office Assistant/Junior Legal Secretary
Charlotte joined the team in June 2016 and is a highly motivated and energetic administration assistant.Meet Charlotte
Gaynor joins us on a part time basis as a filing clerk/administrator despite having been a conveyancer throughout her legal career.Meet Gaynor
Stephanie completed the Bar Professional Training Course at BPP Manchester in June and was called to the Bar in July 2016.Meet Stephanie
Sarah is highly motivated and has prior experience working in family law. She is familiar with all stages of the legal process.Meet Sarah
She strives to provide the highest level of client support having joined the team in July 2017.Meet Rebekah