Individuals and Family

Advising individuals has always been at the heart of our business. We have a strong, dedicated team offering expert advice to our clients who tell us they find us both professional and approachable. This section covers insights that affects families and individuals including employment, pensions, family law and personal financial issues.


These uncertain times have impacted on absolutely everyone, no matter their age, stage and location. Our short guide seeks to provide support and practical steps for individuals and families.

If you would like to discuss your particular situation further, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our specialist Family Law team.

Click here to download our guide: Practical Steps for Personal and Family Matters
    • Individuals & Families Adoption: What does the process involve? It has been reported that during the COVID-19 pandemic, adoption agencies have seen a rise in enquiries about the process behind adoption. We look at the process involved and the options available to those looking to bring a child or children into their family.
    • Individuals & Families Separation: What are the next steps? Following a separation, your situation can feel uncertain and unsettling. In this guide, our Family Law team sets out some information and practical steps to help guide you through the initial stages of your separation.
    • Individuals & Families Separation: Knowing your parental rights Trainee solicitor Michael Gallagher explains the actions you can take as a separated parent to ensure a fair and balanced access arrangement to your children.
    • COVID-19 COVID-19: Keeping contact alive during isolation Agreeing and maintaining child contact arrangements can often be complicated in normal circumstances, but with strict government advice in recent days curbing movement and the closure of schools, for many it could now seem almost impossible.

Family Law at MacRoberts

MacRoberts' specialist family lawyers advise on all aspects of family law, working collaboratively with our clients to help them find the best possible outcome.

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