Divorce and Family Matters (including proceedings about children)

  • We work for private or legal aid clients
  • We have members of the Law Society Children Panel
  • We deal with divorce and family matters across the Southampton, Romsey and Waterside region and beyond

Our Family Department

We are equipped to deal with all family matters whether for private or legal aid clients.  Some of our solicitors are members of The Law Society Children Panel.  Our mediation and collaborative law practice is conducted by a Resolution Accredited Specialist who subscribes to the Code of Practice.

Legal Aid (Public Funding)

We have conducted Legal Aid work for many years. Today, only firms which hold Lexcel or the Specialist Quality Mark are allowed to act for Legal Aid clients and we are proud to be one such firm.

The members of our Family department:

Nigel Lee B.A. LL.B
Family cases, particularly in applications in ancillary relief (financial claims)

Neil R.Puttock LL.B
Children cases and a member of The Law Society Children Panel. Joint Head of department.

Kaye Lickfold B.A.
Children and Family work
Member of the Law Society Children Panel. Joint Head of department.

Clare Druett B.A.   
A specialist in family cases.
Clare is a trained Collaborative Lawyer and a Accredited Specialist (finance and children) with Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association).  She is a mediator of long standing and runs our mediation department.

Susanne Holiday FCILEx   
Family Matters.

Becky Hiorns FCILEx  
Family matters. Also responsible for administration of our mediation work.