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Personal Legal Services | Family Law

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to life-changing decisions. Our family law team, based in Worcester and Studley, understand the emotional and difficult situations that families can find themselves in.  We get to know your personal situation and work with you to resolve problems. You will have a dedicated senior lawyer overseeing your file, so you always have someone experienced to call with questions.

We deal with the full range of family law related matters, providing advice as well as court representation if required.

Our expertise includes:

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Cohabitation
  • Financial settlements
  • Children Act proceedings
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Civil partnerships
  • Domestic violence

Whatever your requirements, we can discuss them with you in the strictest confidence and put you on track for a successful outcome.  If you need to discuss your situation to find out more about the options available to you, please contact either John or Julie on 01527 912912 to make an appointment.

We also refer clients to Claire Field’s Parenting Apart Programme as a form of dispute resolution.  This is specifically designed to support parents and the emotional well-being of children going through conflict, separation or divorce. For more information please visit their website



Meet our Family Law Team

John Llewellyn-James – Associate of the Institute of Legal Executives with Fellowship in Family Law

Julie Smith – Consultant Family Law Solicitor

Debra Poole – Paralegal

Divorce eGuide

A divorce can be one of the most stressful times of a person’s life. If you’re considering separating from your spouse, reading our five tips for avoiding an acrimonious divorce may help the process seem a lot less complicated:

  1. Seek legal advice early on
  2. Disregard the myths
  3. Think of court as a last resort
  4. Consider legal advice even if you’re not married
  5. Don’t rush in

Studley (Head Office):

Haydon House
Alcester Road
B80 7AN

01527 912912


Second Floor, Marmion House
3 Copenhagen Street

01905 676676


Suite 13/14
Second floor, White House
111 New Street
B2 4EU

0121 270 5666