Stowe continues national expansion with opening of Bristol office

Stowe Family Law senior partner, Julian Hawkhead, Jemma Slavin, who is heading up the Bristol office, and Stowe Family Law CEO Charles Hartwell

The country’s largest specialist family law firm has opened a new office in Bristol.

Located on Queen Square, it is the fourth opened by Stowe Family Law in less than 12 months, and takes the Yorkshire-based firm’s total to 14 throughout England and Wales.

The latest opening comes 12-months after founder, Marilyn Stowe, sold the business, marking a new and exciting new chapter, enabled through private equity firm, Livingbridge, taking a majority stake in the business.

Charles Hartwell CEO said: “I’m delighted that Stowe Family Law is adding its name to Bristol’s buoyant legal sector. This is our first new opening of 2018 and sees us well and truly establishing ourselves as the country’s largest specialist family law firm.

“We have recruited a number of exceptionally talented lawyers to head up the Bristol office, and very soon we will have over 50 specialist family lawyers working for us across the country.

“All are selected not only for their legal knowledge and skills, but also their ability to relate to our clients and understand and support them through what can be an extremely difficult and emotional journey.

“Stowe Family Law has a reputation for listening to what our clients are seeking to achieve, matching the right solicitor to each client, and tailoring our approach to deliver results.

“This reputation has enabled Stowe to continue to expand throughout the country, attracting quality work and the most talented family lawyers. We have a very attractive proposition for both clients and talented lawyers alike.

“One of the greatest assets of this firm is its people, from the head office staff in Harrogate through to our team of lawyers and forensic accountants across the country.”

Due to the growth plans and scale of the firm it can offer a clear career progression path, important to the type of lawyer Stowe Family Law is looking to attract.


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