When it comes to relationships you will want to make sure that you’re preparing yourself and your family for the future. Whether you’re cohabiting, engaged, making a long-term commitment to a partner, having child disputes or going through a divorce, we can help you achieve what is fair and reasonable.

What do we do?

Our matrimonial and family law department has extensive experience in dealing with all aspect of family-related legal issues. Our family department provides sensitive advice and works effectively to achieve the most practical solution for you and your family. Our aim is to achieve a constructive and amicable solution in order to keep costs and stress to a minimum.

As specialists in matrimonial and family law problems, we understand the unsettling effect matrimonial and family problems can have on you and the family as a whole, both financially and emotionally and that this can be one of the most difficult periods in a person’s life.

As there are complex legal issues involved when any relationship breaks down it is essential that you seek high quality and comprehensive family legal advice from a solicitor who specialises in matrimonial and family law. Our family solicitor, Sarah Hull, has over 21 years’ experience and is able to guide you through the process and advise you on all of the options that are available to you.

Sarah is adept at understanding and managing difficult issues involving settlements including high net worth assets, company structures, family-owned businesses, trusts, bitcoin, and pensions. Sarah acts for clients from all walks of life both regionally and nationally.

Her clients value her sympathetic and understanding manner, backed by a tenacious and highly committed approach. Her national reputation as a pragmatic, tactical and committed lawyer precedes her and she is regularly recommended by clients and other professionals.

We specialise in:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial disputes
  • Pre-nups/Post-nups
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Cohabitation
  • Children disputes


  • Member of Resolution
  • Fully trained collaborative lawyer

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  • I was impressed with the straightforward, focused and professional service that I received from Sarah. The quality and clarity of the advice that I received were excellent. At each step of the process I felt informed and supported. I also found the billing process very transparent and the monthly accounts helped with budgeting. Overall the service I received represented excellent value for money. Thank you again for helping things to go so smoothly.

  • Thank you for all your help and support! You're a star!

  • I instructed Sarah in relation to my divorce as she was recommended to me by a friend. She impressed me with her knowledge of the divorce process, her understanding of the issues I was facing and her speed of response. Above all, it was her guidance and sensitivity around how to approach/manage some difficult discussions with my ex-wife (especially in relation to matters impacting on my children), that I valued most. A first class service that I would, and do, highly recommend.

  • With Sarah's help, advice and encouragement I am not fearful of the events ahead. She gave me the opportunity to see forward again. Her input has helped me in more ways than I can mention, not just the legal issues which I can't thank her enough for. I feel like I've climbed out of a hole and I am no longer the person I was when I walked into Sarah's office. I simply couldn't quantify or understand what was needed, to put all the things into place to move on, Sarah did this for me. Once again, a huge thank you for everything. I can't say much more than that.

  • Thank you so much Sarah you have been brilliant! I started back at work this week and everyone is surprised at how quick it's gone through, I've told them all I had the best solicitor. Take care!

  • Thanks for all your hard work it was worth every penny!

  • You are an absolute star! Your reflections on my case are really helpful. Thank you!


Why Choose Oakwood Solicitors?

If you or a family member are going through a divorce, would like to discuss pre-nuptial agreements, children disputes or if you’re an unmarried couple moving in together, the next important stage is finding a solicitor who understands you and what you have been through as well as a good solicitor who understands the complex area of law surrounding family and couples.

Here at Oakwood Solicitors we pride ourselves on the high level of expertise and exceptional service we provide to all of our clients.

We make all of our clients the following 5 promises:

Free Initial Advice – Our dedicated team are there to help you and answer any questions you may have.  We always offer a free, no obligation initial advice to anyone who considers that they may have been affected by medical negligence.  So if you’re not sure whether you have a claim or not, call us and let us talk you through it.

Exceptional Client Care – OUR CLIENTS COME FIRST.  This is the ethos our dedicated team of medical negligence lawyers work by.  We understand that our clients have been through a difficult and traumatic time and we pride ourselves on aiming to make the claims process as easy as possible.  We treat all of our clients with the utmost dignity, respect and compassion, we ensure that we are approachable and available to speak to when our client needs us.

We are Specialists – The specialist medical negligence team have years of experience handling medical negligence claims and are supported by external independent medical and nursing professionals and expert counsel.  We aim to ensure that your claim is investigated thoroughly and properly and that no stone is left unturned.

We mean Business –  We are persistent and determined and are not afraid to take on large establishments.  If the evidence is in your favour we will not rest until you have the justice and compensation that you deserve.

We strive to be the best – We are proud of the fact that the majority of cases we pursue are successful and this is due to our hard work, determination and specialist knowledge in this area of law.  As a team, we continuously want to improve and extend our knowledge to make sure that:- our clients are satisfied; that we are up to date with changes in this area of law; and that we are the best that we can be.

If you have some questions on your mind, check out our Family Law FAQ.

What To Do Next:

If you would like to speak to someone regarding family law, call our specialist team now on 0113 200 9745 or email SarahHull@oakwoodsolicitors.co.uk for free, confidential advice.


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