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Family & Divorce Law

Family disputes and conflicts can be a difficult and emotionally charged time. At Mullis & Peake LLP Solicitors, you will receive expert, cost-effective guidance which delivers the best possible solution to the issues in your case. 

Our family team are qualified solicitors, hugely experienced and able to advise you on a wide range of legal issues. You will have a dedicated solicitor, who provides a sympathetic and pragmatic approach, offering a meticulous and efficient service tailored to your situation.

As well as having dealt with complex businesses and high net worth cases, in the last year the team have advised on:

  • A pre-nuptial agreement for a multi-millionaire art collector
  • Complex financial settlements including family business and professional partnerships
  • Successfully mediated disputes between two parties
  • Complex child arrangements and relocation cases
  • Urgent applications including an emergency freezing application to freeze assets before they could be removed from the jurisdiction.

To be able to offer you the best service, Jessica is now a fully accredited Mediator and we are able to offer consultations and advice in alternative languages including Punjabi and Hindi.

The team also covers all areas of private children law, including protracted cases where children are separately represented with independent guardians. The family team at Mullis & Peake, wherever possible and appropriate, undertake all their own advocacy, representing their clients’ interests at court, providing the continuity of service unrivalled in the area.

You can expect our team to act in a caring and sensitive way during what can be a very stressful time.

The family team is well respected by local practitioners and the local Judiciary.  We would invite you to read our testimonials which are below.

Our Expertise

We offer a comprehensive service in all aspects of relationship breakdowns including: 

  • Divorce
  • Financial Claims for Property and maintenance
  • Pre-marital (pre-nuptial) Settlements
  • Mediation in relation to all family disputes
  • Pensions on Divorce
  • Domestic Violence (injunctions)
  • Child Arrangements, who will your child live with and how often will both parents spend time with them
  • Relocation Orders, can your ex move away with your children?
  • Financial provisions orders specifically for children
  • Surrogacy and parental responsibility agreements 

The whole team are experienced advocates and we always represent our clients at court where possible by doing the advocacy ourselves and only use the services of barristers where essential, saving costs and promoting continuity and approach.

Free Consultations

We offer a free consultation of up to 40 minutes for new clients in the family department. Please call 01708 784000 to book an appointment.   Come and meet us and see what we have to offer. We can do early morning and evening appointments by arrangement.

Evening Consultations

We can facilitate evening appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5.00pm and 6.00pm in our Romford.  Please telephone 01708 784000 to book your appointment. 
We are pleased to announce that we ​can offer to see clients, by appointment only, outside office hours in Shenfield. Please telephone 01277 245 015 to book your appointment.