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Recommended by The Legal 500 for Family Law

Tuesday October 28, 2014 at 3:20 pm

Making sure people can find out about your law firm and that it is a reputable firm is increasingly important in a crowded marketplace, which is why being included in The Legal 500 directory is such a big deal. We’ve made it, we’ve been ‘recommended’ by The Legal 500 for…

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Divorce and family law clients even happier with Woolley & Co services

Tuesday July 9, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Divorce and family law firm Woolley & Co celebrate very positive results from latest client satisfaction survey. Clients were asked to rate the firm for things like the quality of advice given, keeping them informed, availability of their lawyer and speed of response and improvements were seen in all of…

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More couples split over money worries, says national family law firm

Monday April 15, 2013 at 5:23 pm

Money troubles are causing more couples to seek divorce than ever before, a survey has revealed. While sex in one form or another is still the number one factor mentioned when couples split – in 44 per cent of cases – money issues are now cited in 30 per cent…

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New family law solicitor joins us in Bristol

Friday August 24, 2012 at 5:03 pm

The arrival of a Bristol lawyer at a thriving national solicitor’s has created the firm’s first “family law hotspot”. Woolley & Co has a team of partner level lawyers working from satellite offices across England and southern Wales, offering specialist family law with a flexible service tailored around the needs…

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Divorce on a farm need not be the end of succession

Tuesday July 5, 2011 at 1:02 pm

Changes to family law could make it easier for farming couples to ensure their children’s inheritance of the farm is safeguarded if they divorce. Aimed at saving court time and money, Family Procedure Rules came into force on April 6 which insist that couples pursue alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as…

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Derby family lawyer trains to provide specialist support to blind clients

Tuesday March 1, 2011 at 11:55 am

Woolley & Co family lawyer Andrew Robotham has completed a specialist training course equipping him with the skills and tools to guide blind and partially sighted clients through divorce and family law cases. Andrew, based near Derby, attended a training course organised by Sight Support Derbyshire to add to his…

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Barrister’s ex-wife wins new divorce payout 25 years after divorce

Wednesday April 14, 2010 at 3:41 pm

The ex-wife of a leading barrister has been awarded almost quarter of a million pounds in maintenance – more than 25-years after their divorce, the Telegraph reports. Philippa Vaughan, 66, won the lump sum after claiming she needed £48,000 a year to live on in order to avoid undue hardship….

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Kathryn moves Woolley & Co into Wales

Thursday April 8, 2010 at 3:38 pm

A ground-breaking law firm has expanded into Wales for the first time. Experienced Cardiff solicitor Kathryn McTaggart has joined family law specialists Woolley & Co and will work from a home office serving clients across Wales and south west England, as well as retaining her West London links. “Virtual” law…

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It takes 17 months and 26 days to get over divorce

Thursday April 1, 2010 at 3:40 pm

Nearly a year and a half is the amount of time needed for a person to get over a divorce and start looking for love again, according to a survey. That is the time it takes to resolve contentious issues such as child custody, property problems and money worries. Six…

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Father’s day brings dad’s rights into focus

Tuesday June 16, 2009 at 1:43 pm

Thousands of dads could miss out on seeing their children on future Father’s Days if they don’t safeguard their legal status as a dad, a leading family law specialist has warned. Fewer couples getting married before having children and separations of couples are on the rise, which means what rights…

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Law firm completes further growth in Cornwall

Thursday May 21, 2009 at 10:44 am

A law firm which appointed its first lawyer in Cornwall just six months ago has expanded with the arrival of a second family law expert. Judith Buckland joined Woolley & Co last week from a post as a senior solicitor at a Falmouth firm. She will be working from a…

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Pioneering law firm expands into Lutterworth

Friday October 24, 2008 at 12:20 pm

An award-winning family law practice has expanded into Lutterworth. Experienced divorce and family lawyer Claudette Jaggard-Inglis has moved to the town to set up a base for Woolley & Co, helping people across south Leicestershire with all their family law issues, from divorce and child residence issues, to pre-nuptial agreements…

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