Geographical Regions Covered: Birmingham, Nottingham, Stratford upon Avon, Leicester
Legal aid: No
Collaborative law: Yes
Disabled access: Yes
Special Initial Interview Offer: Divorce Aid referrals: special rate of £100 plus vat for 1st hour
Head of Family team: Kevin Harris-James
Family Team Members: Numerous
Resolution Members: All
Resolution Areas of Expertise: High value financial disputes, International matters. Complex Children Act claims.
Specialist panel memberships: International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Resolution, Law Society
Kevin Harris-James was voted Family Solicitor of the Year 2005 by the Birmingham Law Society, being the one and only time the award has been given. Furthermore Kevin is a registered lawyer with the Football Association permitted to conduct player transfer activity given his long term involvement in sports related legal issues.
Other Departments: Multi-Disciplinary Firm covering all aspects of law from Private Client to Corporate.
Shakespeares LLP is one of the leading law firms in the Midlands, being a multi-site practice covering all aspects of legal requirements to private individuals and businesses. The firm has expanded significantly over the last 12 months at a time the legal market has been contracting and struggling. The firm goes from strength to strength being recognised for its commitment to client care and legal excellence. The Family Law Team is strong across the offices led by Kevin Harris-James who is widely recognised as one of the leading divorce lawyers outside London having an enviable client base in the high net worth arena, particularly amongst professional footballers and local celebrities. The teamís expertise in international family disputes is unrivalled outside London. Kevin has supported and assisted Divorce Aid for many years and remains a committed advocate to the cause.Top of page