19 Feb 2019
Parental alienation, as it has come to be known, is a term that has been used with increasing frequency in the debate over child contact, following the separation of the child(ren)'s parents. Donna Roberts explains.Read more
McAlister Family Law, Stockport opened in January 2018 with the objective of bringing city quality Family and Child Law advice to the doorstep of Stockport and 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 and prior to that Gorvins Solicitors in Stockport. Liz Cowell and Fiona Wood were previously partners at Pannone, Manchester and Alderley Edge. 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 office in Stockport is based on London Road, Hazel Grove. The office is small, warm and welcoming and is conveniently located near to the Family Law courts.
Our team represent 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.
Our mission is to exceed our clients’ expectations in terms of expertise, service and value. We do this by:
Led by Fiona Wood, our Divorce and Finance team has a reputation for excellence and 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, so we have strategic partnerships in place with other law firms and specialists around the world to ensure a global approach to every case where relevant.
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 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.
14 Feb 2019
When married couples separate, the divorce itself is intended to be a straight forward procedure, even more so when no-fault divorce is made law. But with divorce comes the issue of resolving your financial arrangements. Everything relevant is considered: the assets of the marriage, which might be the matrimonial home and/or other properties - perhaps a holiday home - any business interests, savings, investments and, of course, pensions.Read more
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