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Top divorce and children lawyers in Manchester

At McAlister Family Law, we have taken our years of working at major national and international law firms and translated this into a niche practice specializing in divorce, children law and Family Law disputes. Our mission is to exceed our client expectations in terms of expertise, service and value. We do this by:
  • Fighting for fairness in all our cases
  • Putting our clients and children at the centre of everything we do
  • Providing a comprehensive plan to ensure that positive change can happen so that life can move forward
  • Ensuring value is at the center of our pricing – we will focus on outcomes and agree fixed or
  • Capped fees wherever possible
  • Making sure you know who is doing the work

Our divorce, Family and Children Lawyers in Manchester can be found on Second Floor, Commercial Wharf, 6 Commercial Street, Manchester M15 4PZ. The office is close to the Hilton Hotel and thriving Deansgate.  Our clients include a broad range of individuals ranging from high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, business owners, and sports and media personalities. We also represent families and children in Manchester and the surrounding area whose enquires can range from the division of the family home to negotiating client contact.

Our Divorce and Finance Team

Led by Amanda McAlister, our Divorce and Family Law department has a reputation for excellence and our solicitors 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 case, we have strategic partnerships 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 equally for those seeking to protect their wealth and those fighting to claim their fair share.

Our Children Law Team

The team is led by Christopher Fairhurst, 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.

Manchester Highlights

10 Oct 2019

McAlister Family Law ranked in Chambers and Partners

We are delighted to announce that McAlister Family Law has been ranked in the prestigious Chambers and Partners, issued today.

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9 Oct 2019

Financial settlements after divorce - what do I need?

The issue of ‘needs’ is one that had previously limited claims following divorce but the law changed some years ago and developed rapidly to a point where it is much more difficult to argue that matrimonial assets should not be shared more or less equally.  Partner Chris Fairhurst explains.

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2 Oct 2019

Divorce and money: the financial order explained

October is McAlister Family Law Money Month, when each week our experts will be talking you through some of the financial issues around separation and divorce. First up -  financial orders: do I need one, and if so, how do I get one? Partner Fiona Wood explains.

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