Founder: Susan Howarth
Number of Directors: 3
Solicitors & Legal Executives: 7
Other fee-earners: 1
Family: Susan Howarth, Victoria Poole
Child Care / Adoption: Stephen Jones, Lauren Martin
Private Client: Emma Stride
Property: David Williams, John Spittle
Founded in the mid-Cheshire market town of Northwich in 1997, Susan Howarth & Co Solicitors is a niche family law practice driven by an ethos and a belief that everyone has the right to access justice.
The firm’s commitment to deliver the highest quality of service to all clients has been paramount since its inception and is evidenced by both its strong reputation as one of the best family law firms outside Chester, Liverpool and Manchester, and the numerous accreditations, panel memberships, legal directory rankings and accolades it’s been awarded.
Susan Howarth & Co Solicitors offers a full range of services to both private and publicly funded clients. With the benefit of both a Family Law Contract and Mediation Contract with the Legal Aid Agency, the practice enables clients from every spectrum of society who are eligible for legal aid to access legal advice, irrespective of means or social class.
As members of Resolution, the whole family law team subscribes to its principles in the resolution of disputes in a constructive, non-confrontational way.
Treating every client with sensitivity and compassion, each member of the family law team combines extensive legal knowledge and specialist expertise with a strong understanding of individual issues to provide clear and realistic legal advice.
Clients consistently report on their positive experiences with the firm and its staff, with testimonials not only acknowledging and praising individual efforts and case results, but also highlighting that they felt they ‘mattered’, were ‘listened to and understood’, were ‘reassured’, had ‘complete confidence in the realistic, practical advice provided’ and that their solicitor was ‘fighting in my corner to achieve the best possible outcome’.
Areas of expertise include:
• Divorce & Separation
• Civil Partnerships
• Cohabitation & Unmarried Couples – agreements & disputes
• Finances – family finances & assets, TOLATA
• Pre-marital & Post-marital Agreements
• Children Disputes & Arrangements
• Child Care & Care Proceedings
• Domestic Violence & Abuse
The leading law firm also delivers high-quality legal advice in commercial property, residential property and private client law.
Community-focussed and forward-thinking, the firm prides itself on its people – a team of professional, efficient and friendly lawyers who deliver clear and practical legal advice alongside transparent pricing.
- Family: 67%
- Property: 17%
- Private client: 16%