Family Law Solicitors

Sensitive advice for you and your family

When it comes to looking after the people closest to you, we can provide expert advice you can rely on. Whether your family is growing or separating, we can help you every step of the way.


Giles Wilson can help with cases relating to all aspects of family life – from pre-nuptial agreements through to divorce proceedings and everything that can happen in between. We understand how sensitive many of these issues can be, so we'll work closely with you, speak in a language that is easy to understand and involve you in every step of the process. Whatever your issue, we'll work together to achieve the resolution you are looking for.

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Melinda Giles

Widowed Parent’s Allowance Ruling: What Does it Mean for Unmarried Parents?

Child Matters, Cohabitation and Unmarried Couples, Family Law

Last month, the Supreme Court (sitting in Northern Ireland) granted the right of Widowed Parent’s Allowance (WPA) to an unmarried mother-of-four, Siobhan McLaughlin, whose partner of 23 years – and father of her children – passed away. Melinda Giles takes a closer look at this landmark case and its implications.   

Sep 18th 2018, 15:57 by Melinda Giles

Melinda Giles

To Marry or Not to Marry – Is Marriage Law Outdated?

Cohabitation and Unmarried Couples, Forming Civil Partnerships, Civil Partnerships, Matrimonial , Family Law

The summer is a traditional time for weddings, but are the laws surrounding marriage and civil partnerships too traditional for current times? Here, our partner Melinda Giles discusses the choice of whether to marry or not marry, and if people have the degree of choice they should be entitled to.

Aug 28th 2018, 17:13 by Melinda Giles

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Awards & Recognitions

The expertise of our solicitors is regularly recognised by some of the profession’s most distinguished organisations. As well as being a member of a number of Law Society schemes, we won awards at the 2015 Law Society Excellence Awards, the Halsbury Legal Awards and the Modern Law Awards. We have also received recognition in the form of the Lexcel mark of quality, a Legal 500 listing and a place on the shortlist of The Lawyer’s Boutique Firm of the Year.

Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson
Awards and Recognitions of Giles Wilson