"wide range of expertise, includign knowledge of financial matters, deeds of trust, private law cases for children, international cases and special guardianship orders"
- The Legal 500

Fosters Solicitors' family law department is recommended by the Legal 500 due to their 'highly experienced practitioners'. Iain McClay has been recommended for his 25 years experience of family law and speciality in divorce. Joining Ian, Lucy Simpson has been recognised for her 'wide range of expertise, including knowledge of financial matters, deeds of trust, private law cases for children, international cases and special guardianship orders, and Clare Sharpe is also recommended.

Our team has a wealth of experience and knowledge in handling legal complexities. We understand that needing a family lawyer will most likely be the most important legal advice you will ever seek. That's why our expert, friendly team can offer you confidential, informative advice and assistance, in an environment you can trust.

We represent individuals in all aspects of Family Law such as pre and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, divorce, civil partnership dissolution, separation, children matters (where they will live and how often they spend time with you), court proceedings and domestic abuse.

Fosters' family law team works with the objective of serving your legal needs when you need it the most. The lawyers are supported by excellent staff which ensures that our clients receive unparalleled service. We understand the importance of providing sound legal advice and offering pragmatic solutions, which are tailored to our clients' particular set of circumstances.

We offer both private and publicly funded assistance to our clients. You will have a named lawyer to represent you and be able to speak to an experienced member of our team in person, by telephone, email or Skype at a time to suit you.


Legal aid (or public funding as it was previously known) is only available in extremely limited circumstances, subject to your income and the merits of your case. We can advise you as to whether or not you are eligible at your initial contact with us.

If you are not eligible for legal aid, you can instruct us on a private basis. We believe our rates are extremely reasonable and represent good value for money. If circumstances are tight, we are always happy to consider how we can assist, perhaps, by way of payment in instalments or another payment plan.

Contacting Us

Fosters Solicitors Team of Family Lawyers have a wealth of experience and knowledge to assist you in relation to any legal query or matter you may have. Call us on 01603 620508 or complete our and a member of the department will be in touch very soon.