Family Law Advice

At Consilia Legal we are experts in Family Law with offices in Leeds & Harrogate

We are experts in all areas of family law, including divorce, separation, finances and matters involving children.

Our highly experienced family solicitors work with you in the best way for you. As accredited mediators and experienced litigators, we can assist you by whatever method is needed for your situation. Our emphasis is to find pragmatic and cost-effective solutions that best suit your needs.

Our team of expert family solicitors are dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for our clients. Our highly regarded family team have an excellent reputation in the Yorkshire region and can represent you wherever you are located.

We know that every family situation is different, and we pride ourselves in finding creative solutions which best work for you and your children.

We are members of Resolution and abide by a Code of Practice. As members of Resolution, we are committed to the constructive resolution of family issues and consider the needs of the whole family, in particular, the best needs of any children involved.

Resolution is a community of family professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way.

Our highly experienced family law solicitors are recognised as a leading team providing the highest level of service for our clients. In 2018 we were listed on the legal 500 for family law for the third year running. Consilia Legal were also finalists for small business of the year and Laura Clapton was nominated for partner of the year 2018 with Yorkshire Legal Awards.In 2019 we have again been listed as finalists in the Yorkshire Legal Awards for the Family Law Award and Small Firm of the Year.


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What Our Clients Say About Our Family Law Services

Laura Clapton has been brilliant and very professional through the Mediation process. I highly recommend her.

Jen Huggett

Absolutely five star service from Laura Clapton and her team, always kept informed of progress, and Laura was always available on the end of the phone to answer any questions. Highly recommended, thank you Consilia Legal.

Jane C

Professional and personal. Vicky was very caring and listened to my issue, advice was clear and easy to understand. Vicky ensured my mind was at ease and I knew my options. Excellent service. Sarah really knows the family sector, she puts you at ease instantly and ensures you are aware of all the options. Would definitely recommend this service. Thank you for your help.

Catherine White

Vicky guided me through the legal context of an employment and was very efficent, approachable and supportive. I would highly recommend this company and Vicky to others who need legal support and advice. Many thanks.

Maureen Sheridan

Had a great experience working with Victoria. Felt completely comfortable asking all kinds of questions and she always explained them really well.

Julia Mariani

I often get clients asking if I can assist with employment and family matters. As this is not my area of specialism I am conscious to help assist by passing them onto a trusted source who will look after the client in the best manner possible and with the same approach and ethos as myself. For employment and family matters I recommend to Consilia Legal as they contact the client promptly and provide practical no nonsense advice at a great value. I have no hesitation in recommending their services and will continue to direct my clients to them for this type of legal advice.

John Bailes

What our clients say about Consilia Legal on

  • review rating 5  Great service from Andy and the team. Handled my case very professionally and I was given excellent advice. Very informative and always responded promptly. Would highly recommend.

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    12/04/2018
  • review rating 5  Thanks Laura and team at Consilia Legal. Great service and such a pragmatic and human approach to the legal system. Fitted really well with my personal values. Truly aimed at being conciliatory rather than adversarial.

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    8/18/2019
  • review rating 5  Victoria Horner offered me employment law advice over the telephone and via email which was impartial but ultimately a game changer in the redundancy situation I found myself in with my employer. Victoria’s advice was instrumental in allowing me to negotiate redundancy and meant I was fully abreast of the law when having conversations with my employer. Victoria presented to me options which I have not yet considered or been made aware of a being entitled to which placed me in a stronger position when in dialogue with the HR department I was dealing with. This made me feel more empowered and gave me back some control during a very unsettling and confidence eroding time. Thank you Victoria.

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    3/06/2019
  • review rating 5  Received a really good service from Marie and the team including Emma, who offered valuable support throughout. I contacted Consilia following a recommendation from a union representative. Was given great advise through her trusted associate who offered an accurate and professional assessment. Marie secured a really good outcome due to her knowledge, perseverance, conscientiousness and genuine desire to try and get the best outcome on my behalf. A lot of genuine empathy and respect expressed and a brilliant negotiator. Very well informed, experienced and brilliant communicator. True to her word re costs as discussion was upfront and honest. Very reasonable rate compared to other firms. Would recommend to others Thank you very much!

    thumb Elaben Mistry Jackson
    5/26/2019
  • review rating 5  I was most impressed with the speed and efficiency which Andy Boyde at Consilia Legal handled my case. I selected Consilia Legal after reviewing previous feedback which had positive comments regarding the areas I was interested in. The way my case was handled turned a stressful situation into a quick and stress free process. I would have no hesitation in recommending Consilia Legal.

    thumb Craig S
    1/02/2019
  • review rating 5  Very quick and reassuring response from Andy and the team here after a very difficult situation at work. Referred from Citizen Advice Bureau because all other firms seemed less bothered about my needs versus their fees. Andy gave great advice and helped explore my options so I could respond appropriately without being cornered by my work. Ended up with a very amicable outcome! In difficult times you need people like Consilia to help guide and support you... thanks guys

    thumb Mirra Riz
    12/03/2018
  • review rating 5  Consilia were fantastic helping me deal with a redundancy issue. They were helpful and professional. Really put my mind at ease knowing I had their help

    thumb Robert Cubbon
    10/07/2019

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