Head of Service: Tom Quail
When they work, all families are wonderful.
Sadly, sometimes families don’t work, leading to separation and divorce which can affect your life profoundly. It can impact on your work, your home, your assets and your business. And that’s before any welfare issues surrounding your children are brought in.
Protecting your interests and those of your children are paramount. Which is where we come in.
Using the most appropriate methods – it could be collaboration, mediation or litigation – we help you deal with the complex issues surrounding your family. We’ll work with you to give you solutions to resolve issues and protect your own interests.
Our team, led by Tom Quail, can help you with:
- Pre and post marriage arrangements
- Civil partnership
- Cohabitation Agreements
- Cohabitation Disputes
- Financial settlements – including family business issues
- Children: Contact, Parental rights, Access arrangements, Custody and Residence, >Adoption
How we’re different
At WJM we focus on putting you at the centre of our services so when your family ceases to work as well as it did, we can help you mitigate the damage.
Tom Quail, who leads the team, is an accredited specialist in Family Law. He is also an accredited Family Law Mediator and is a Solicitor Advocate.
In addition, Tom practices Collaborative Family Law to interdisciplinary standard and is a member of the Institute of Accredited Collaborative Practitioners.
With this level of expertise, you know you’ll be in safe hands at a very emotional time for you and your family.
With our acknowledged specialism in family businesses and the business families that run them, we have a particular insight on the effects family break up can have on a business. The Family Law team work in partnership with the Family Business team to mitigate collateral damage from a relationship breakdown. Damage which might threaten the viability and survival of a business.
We’re a full service law firm which means we can draw on a range of in-house services to support you and your family.
The Family Law team bring together specialists from many disciplines to ensure you receive the most appropriate advice for your circumstances. Usually, the Family Law team are joined by members of our Tax, Family Business, Wealth Management and Property teams.