Free 30 minute consultation with a family lawyer

Providing you direct access with one of our professional family law specialists

Providing you direct access with one of our professional family law specialists

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Talk to one of our family law experts

At Goughs, we offer a free 30 minute no obligation consultation providing you direct access with one of our professional Family Law specialists.

We will discuss your situation with you and help you understand your legal options. We will provide clear, practical advice on how to proceed from the very beginning.

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What can I expect from my consultation?

A confidential discussion about your situation and any concerns you may have

Understand your legal position

Understand your options and be given practical, cost effective solutions to move forward

No obligation to start proceedings

Why choose the Goughs family team?

Rated Band 1 in Chambers & Partners

The Goughs Family Team have been rated as a Band 1, and are therefore highly recommended, by the prestigious Chambers & Partners

Leading firm in Legal500 for 3rd year running

Legal 500 have ranked us a leading family law solicitors firm for the third year running.

An experienced team

We have over 140 years experience between us

Our approach

We have a strong emphasis on working towards an amicable agreement and whenever possible, we aim to minimise court involvement for you

Our clients rate us excellent

Shaun
We have just completed some legal paperwork with Mrs Isabel Figueiredo and as ever she provided a brilliant service. She explained everything and made sure that my wife and I understood before proceeding. I cannot recommend her enough and thank you again.
Sue Greenman

Everything was completed professionally and within my tight time scales. I would like to say thank you and would definitely go back to Goughs should I need help in the future.

Matt Saunders

Sophie was very attentive and responsive and understood the need to act quickly in regard to our purchase process. She was diligent with the paperwork and was very easy to talk to and clear at explaining what was required in terms of action from our side and from the seller.

Ali McBrine

Thank you Alice Blackmore for your fantastic professional support, with care, compassion and kindness, of our need for explanation and understanding of the system and language in a lot of correspondence. Thank you too for being always being honest and empathic of our feelings.

Mike Blunsdon

Ellie genuinely cared and was invested in her work which added that personal touch of understanding and empathy that is needed when it comes to sensitive family matters. Her dedication and hard work secured my family and I the best possible outcome we could have hoped for.

Andrew Alvis

Another well-managed transaction handled promptly and professionally by Nadine Cook and her team. We have used Goughs before, will use again and would not hesitate to recommend their services to anybody.

Jennifer Jay
Luchia was extremely professional yet relaxed in her approach. Her experience and knowledge were obvious and she was tactful to the extreme in some of our unconventional bequests and wishes during a Will making appointment.
Phil Carter

Goughs Solicitors provide a friendly, professional and extremely reassuring service. The whole team, especially Georgina Catlin, are empathetic and provide sound advice when required, you definitely feel you are in safe hands.

Your family team

Natasha Miller

Solicitor

Natasha began her Training Contract with the firm in September 2019 in the family department and qualified as a Solicitor in September 2021. Natasha enjoys the human element to each case and working with clients to achieve the best possible outcome for them in what is inevitably a very difficult time in their life.

Heidi Cardoza

Associate Solicitor

Heidi is an experienced family solicitor advising clients on all areas of family law. She advocates a non-confrontational approach to divorce, separation, and other family matters where possible.

Eleanor Wood

Associate Solicitor

Eleanor has invaluable experience in a wide range of children's matters, matrimonial matters (including divorce & separation), cohabitation agreements, pre & post nuptial agreements, and the division of matrimonial finances.

Matthew Drew

Managing Partner & Finance Partner

As an experienced lawyer in the Family Department, Matthew specialises in complex, high-value financial cases following on from divorce and separation. Matthew also has a great deal of experience in private law Children Act cases.

Rhianna Cole

Senior Associate

Rhianna has over 11 years of experience as a Family Law specialist and greatly enjoys the different aspects and challenges of this area of law. Having joined Goughs in 2013, Rhianna progressed to Associate level before becoming a Senior Associate in 2020.

Mark Hood

Solicitor & Head of Armed Forces

Mark completed a twenty-year Army career in the Royal Logistic Corps as an officer before changing tack to pursue a career in the law. Mark has a particular interest in, and an understanding of the effect that life in the military has when facing relationship upheaval or other related family law problems.

Georgina Catlin

Solicitor

Georgina has been practicing Family Law for over four years, qualifying as a Solicitor in 2018, and joining Goughs in 2019. Over the years she has developed a strong ability to empathise with others whilst also delivering firm and clear advice to clients to ensure their best interests are protected.

Natalie Kemp

Associate Chartered Legal Executive

Natalie joined Goughs in 2019 and progressed to an Associate in 2020. She is experienced in dealing with all areas of family law, including children, divorce, separation, finances, cohabitation, and separation agreements together with pre and post nuptial agreements.

Thomas Boyce

Partner
Head of Family
Head of Farming & Rural Land

Thomas joined Goughs in April 2015, was made a Partner in 2016, and is Head of the Family department. He is an experienced family law specialist and advises a wide range of clients, both married and unmarried, on the implications of relationship breakdown.

Ross Phillips

Partner

Ross thrives on obtaining favourable financial settlements for his clients and achieving a fair outcome for parents who may be having difficulties managing childrens’ arrangements with their ex-partners.