David Gray Solicitors

Family/Matrimonial Department

North East
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The award winning Family Law team at David Gray are one of the largest in the region and specialise in:

  • Adoption
  • Arrangements for Children Whose Parents have Separated
  • Care Proceedings and Social Services involvement with your Children
  • Child Abduction
  • Child Support
  • Choosing Options Together
  • Civil Partnership Dissolution
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Cohabitation Disputes
  • Collaborative Law
  • Court of Protection
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Abuse and Harassment
  • Family and Friends Carers (Kinship Carers)
  • Finance in divorce- urgent applications
  • Financial Settlements
  • Forced Marriages
  • Gender Recognition
  • Grandparents
  • Mediation
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Surrogacy

The team undertake both Private Client and Public work from offices in Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields, led by Head of Department Lucy Mead and Managing Partner Elspeth Thomson.


Mead, Lucy (Head of Department)

Curphey, Anna

Gilhespy, Ailsa

Grey, Joanne

Hunter, Claire

Monkhouse, Lesley

Monkhouse, Lesley

Patter, Sukhi

Phillips, Gael

Russell, Lisa

Shaw, Mary

Thomson, Elspeth