McAlister Family Law | Stockport

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Top divorce and children lawyers in Stockport, Cheshire

McAlister Family Law, Stockport opened in January 2018 with the objective of bringing city-quality Family and Children Law advice to the residents of Stockport and the surrounding areas. We are aware that for many, facing the commute into Manchester can be time consuming and stressful but that 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 taken 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 in Stockport is based on London Road, Hazel Grove, and is conveniently located near to the Family Law courts.

Our team represents high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, business owners, and sports and media personalities. We also represent families and children in Stockport, Hazel Grove, Poynton, Disley and and surrounding areas such as New Mills and Buxton, whose enquiries can range from the division of the family home to negotiating child contact.

Our mission is to exceed our clients’ 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
  • By ensuring value is at the centre 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 – you will receive personal service from our team of experienced family lawyers
  • Giving you clear recommendations, practical solutions and guidance – we will not just recite the law and we will not sit on the fence

Our Divorce and Finance Team

Our Divorce and Finance team enjoys a well-deserved has a 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 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 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.

Stockport 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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