Family & Divorce Law

The Family team at Mullis & Peake LLP Solicitors has recently doubled in size to reflect continued success and demand for services in this area. Our family team is hugely experienced and is able to advise on a wide range of legal issues that affect couples and families. We are dedicated to each individual client, providing a sympathetic yet pragmatic approach, offering a meticulous and efficient service tailored to each personal situation.

The team is headed by Roisin McCorry, who has over 30 years’ experience and specialises in dealing with complex financial claims including businesses, executive pensions and contingent assets such as share options.  Within the area, Roisin is renowned for her instinctive judgement and formidable negotiation skills with a warm and friendly approach whilst achieving the best possible outcome for all clients. Roisin’s breadth of knowledge means she can confidently advise on all issues in relation to family legal work.  Roisin regularly represents her clients in courts in London and Essex.

Angela Sharma has over 20 years’ experience in all areas of family law, with her level of expertise within the field, Angela undertakes her own advocacy so as to provide a complete service to the client.  Angela has an interest in financial disputes not only for married couples but also in the settlement of pre and post marital agreements and cohabitation disputes for unmarried couples.  Angela has thorough attention to detail and is known for giving robust, firm and fair advice.  As a member of resolution Angela prides herself as being non-confrontational and sympathetic to serve the client’s needs.

Jessica Thrower has 11 years’ experience as a specialised family solicitor with a breadth of knowledge in all aspects of family law.  Jessica’s passion and enthusiasm for each individual case ensures timely and cost effective advice. In the event that the matter should need court intervention then Jessica also has a keen interest in advocacy.  Adding to the teams overall strengths, Jessica is an experienced mediator, she can support parties’ to bridge their differences and attempt to reach sensible compromises.

Ciara Pugh is our trainee solicitor within the department.  Her excellent academic background coupled with her empathic and approachable personality are highly regarded.  Ciara regularly undertakes research into the most recent legal updates in the law for the team.

We understand that family disputes and conflicts can be a difficult and emotionally charged time and at Mullis & Peake LLP Solicitors, we respond with expert, cost-effective guidance which delivers the best possible solution to the issues in your case. 

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)

All aspects of the law in relation to Children;

  • Contact
  • Parental Responsibility
  • Specific issue orders
  • Guardianship
  • Prohibited steps orders
  • Adoption
  • Emergency issues
  • Care proceedings
  • Financial provisions for children
  • Surrogacy and parental agreements
  • Abduction and removal from jurisdiction
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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.

Evening Consultations

We can facilitate evening appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5.00pm and 6.00pm.  Please telephone 01708 784000 to book your appointment.