McAlister Family Law | Manchester

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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 and business owners to 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 child contact.

Our Manchester Divorce and Finance Team

Our Manchester 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 Manchester Children Law Team

McAlister Family Law has established one of the largest specialist Children Law teams outside of London, and is home to some of the the UK's leading Children Law experts. Unlike most firms, we act not only for parents, grandparents and step-parents, but also the children themselves. We also cover child arrangement 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.

Manchester Highlights

14 Sep 2020

Amanda McAlister discusses lockdown divorce - Talk Radio

Our managing partner Amanda McAlister was this morning (14 September 2020) a special guest on the Julia Hartley-Brewer show on Talk Radio, discussing the rise in divorce queries during lock down. 

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8 Sep 2020

We are shortlisted for the 2020 Family Law Awards

We are delighted to reveal that we have made the shortlist of the prestigious Family Law Awards 2020 - a real honour!

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26 Aug 2020

Can my ex stop me taking my children out of the country?

Legendary super model Heidi Klum has been granted an emergency court hearing with ex-husband Seal to determine if she can take their four children to Germany. Associate Melissa Jones looks at the facts surrounding this potentially challenging issue.

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