28 Apr 2020
An inheritance and divorce: what are the issues? Assistant solicitor Anna Rooney looks at this sometimes tricky subject, and guides you through the pitfalls.Read more
McAlister Family Law, Alderley Edge, opened in March 2018 with the objective of bringing city-quality divorce, family and children law advice to the very doorstep of Cheshire residents. We are aware that for many, facing the commute into Manchester can be time-consuming and stressful, but the need for top divorce and family law advice is still desperately needed.
McAlister Family Law's managing partner, Amanda McAlister, lives in Cheshire, and the team have take their years of experience working at national and international firms and translated this into a niche children and family law practice.
Our welcoming office on West Street, is situated on a discreet side street just off the main High Street. We do have a separate back-door entrance for clients with whom anonymity is key.
Our team represent high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, business owners, and sports and media personalities. We also represent families and children in Alderley Edge, Wilmslow, Knutsford and surrounding areas whose enquiries can range from the division of the family home to negotiating child contact.
Our mission is to exceed our client expectations in terms of expertise, service and value. We do this by:
Our Divorce and Finance team enjoys a well-deserved reputation for excellence. Our team are members of a variety of prestigious organisations such as the International Academy of Family Lawyers, Resolution, and the National Association of Arbitrators. Many of the cases in which the team act have an international family law element. To enable our clients to take a global approach to their cases, we have strategic partnerships in place with other law firms and specialists around the world.
McAlister Family Law handles all aspects of divorce law, especially those involving hidden assets, valuable and/or complex corporate structures, complex legal issues, trusts and multiple or disputed jurisdictions. We act both for those seeking to protect their wealth, and those fighting to claim their fair share.
McAlister Family Law has established one of the largest specialist Children Law teams outside of London, and is home to some of the UK's most highly respected, leading Children Law experts. Unlike most firms, we act not only for parents, grandparents and step-parents, but also for the children themselves. We also cover child arrangements orders, child abduction, adoption and surrogacy. The strength and depth of our Children Law department is supported by our many accreditations, including the Law Society Children Law Accreditation Panel, the Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and the Institute of Family Law, and we support multiple relevant organisations such as Only Mums, Only Dads, as well as numerous children-focused charities.
6 Apr 2020
There is no doubt that we are living in uncertain times. The outbreak of Covid-19 leaves many of us with a worry over financial stability. We have received numerous enquiries about where the outbreak leaves those either making or receiving maintenance (both child and spousal). Nicola Wilburn-Shaw takes you through the important details.Read more
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