For You and Your Family

Family Law

We recognise that you will often consult a solicitor when facing a major life event, so here at Pickerings, we try to make the process as simple and painless as possible.

We can offer a broad range of services because we have lawyers who specialise in a particular field. This means that we can ensure that you get the  person best qualified to advise or represent you.

Whether you are planning for the future security of your family, or dealing with a crisis, our priority is to provide a high quality personal service. We work with you to achieve the best possible outcome and always keep you informed.

Click on our list of services to the right to find out more. :

Divorce & Separation

Children Cases


If you can't see the service you require, please give us a call on 01827 317070 or email

Our Family Law Team is recommended in The Legal 500 2020.

Our Family team ranked in Tier 4 in the West Midlands (not including Birmingham). Richard Westley has been recognised in one testimonial as having an impressive 'tireless work ethic and attention to detail'. Joanna Craddock has also been commended for her 'devoted client care and patience' which is described as 'remarkable'. 

Pickerings Solicitors perform 'consistently high quality work' in public family law, with a care department that 'provides a high level of conscientious service'.  The practice is jointly lead by Susan Davies, who focuses on high value divorce cases as well as pre and post nuptial agreements. Also recommended are consultant solicitor Graham Pegg and solicitor Rachel Burchell, who both regularly advise on surrogacy issues.