Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Family/Matrimonial - Manchester and surrounds
"Mark Heptinstall is just a really good, energetic lawyer who is on the ball. He's very precise and wants to sort things out." "He has empathy and strength in abundance. Whenever I was afraid and ready to throw the towel in, he picked me up, calmed me and pushed me gently on."
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Mark joined Slater Heelis in 2005 and is Partner and Head of the Family Department. Mark holds two part-time judicial appointments. He has recently been appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Civil & Family) and a Recorder (Family) on the Northern Circuit.
Mark specialises in private family high net worth finances, complex children cases and is a Collaborative Lawyer. He has a niche in dealing with cases where capacity is an issue and cases involving contested trusts/probate and often cases with an international element.
Mark has an array of clients both in the UK, particularly the South East and overseas including other professionals such as Barristers, Solicitors, business directors, media & sports personalities and medical professionals. Mark’s clients are almost exclusively personally referred to him by former clients and other professionals locally, nationally and internationally.
He is both a past President and Vice-President of The Trafford Law Society. Mark is also a member the Manchester Law Society Council and of Resolution, formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association. Mark is a Resolution trained Collaborative Lawyer.