Burnetts

Family/Matrimonial Department

Carlisle and surrounds
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What the team is known for Highly rated for its work advising on divorces involving businesses, with particular expertise in farm assets and partnerships. Known for its experience representing clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Handles children matters, including relocations and parental alienation claims, and also offers advice on special guardianship orders.

Strengths Interviewees praise the team for being "welcoming, caring and knowledgeable."

Notable practitioners


Simon Mortimer
is head of the family law team and has great depth of experience in the field. He advises on complex financial disputes related to divorce, particularly those that involve farms and family businesses. One client reports: "He really listened, and he was gentle, patient and totally understanding. He described everything in language I understood."