8 Apr 2019
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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.
Amanda McAlister, founder and managing partner, lives in Cheshire and previously headed the National family law team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers. Liz Cowell and Fiona Wood were previously partners at Pannone, Manchester and Alderley Edge. The team have take their years of experience working at national and international firms and have translated this into a niche children and family law practice.
Our welcoming office on West Street, is situated on a discrete 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 enquires can range from the division of the family home to negotiating client contact.
Our mission is to exceed our client expectations in terms of expertise, service and value. We do this by:
Led by Amanda McAlister, our divorce and family law 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.
Our Children team is led by Christopher Fairhurst who is a member of the Resolution and Law Society Children’s panel. We act for parents, grandparents, step-parents and even the children themselves. Our services cover child arrangements orders, child abduction, adoption and surrogacy.
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