Family Solicitors in Chelmsford

The breakdown of any family relationship requires a carefully tailored approach to manage the complexity of the situation in a sensitive and practical manner. Our experienced Family Solicitors in Chelmsford can offer you bespoke legal advice to deliver a suitable resolution.

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Lisa Dawson

Lisa Dawson

Partner & Head of Family

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Bespoke legal advice from experienced Divorce Solicitors

The tense nature of matrimonial disputes can leave you not knowing where to turn for support and professional guidance. By providing a calm voice and structured approach, Ellisons’ Divorce Solicitors can help bring about an appropriate outcome to even the most fraught family disagreements quickly and efficiently.

Our team always look to find a compromise that suits all parties, with a collaborative approach. This commitment to finding a mutual and constructive outcome to all family matters where possible is showcased by our membership with Resolution.

If emotions are running high in family disputes, then contact our team and allow our Family Solicitors to strike the right balance and diffuse any scenarios promptly.

Learn more about our Family Law Solicitors in Chelmsford

Lisa Dawson studied at Brunel University and achieved her LPC with distinction in London. She joined Ellisons in 2002 and qualified in September 2004, becoming a valued member of Ellisons’ Family Law department. Since then, Lisa has been promoted to Head of the Department. Lisa specialises in all areas of family law, gaining significant experience in disputes in relation to children, financial relief following relationship breakdown between married and unmarried couples, divorce, cohabitation agreements, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements and separation agreements.

Rosalyn Jacobs first qualified as a solicitor back in 2009, going on to build her career and experience with a variety of law firms across the region. In January 2020, Rosalyn moved to Ellisons, taking up a role as a solicitor within the firm’s Family Law department. Playing a key part in that team, Rosalyn handles a broad range of areas within the spectrum of Family Law including divorce, financial settlements and children matters, with specialisms including Private Children Act proceedings, Pre- and Post-Marital Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements, Injunctions and Advocacy.

Both Lisa and Rosalyn are members of Resolution.

Areas of specialism include

  • Divorce and related financial matters
  • Dissolution of Civil Partnerships
  • Property dispute resolution between unmarried couples
  • Disputes about children (for parents, guardians and grandparents)
  • Child abduction and/or international or domestic relocation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Domestic Violence injunctions
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Change of Name Deeds
  • Separation Agreements

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If you have any enquiries please contact any one of our specialist team who would be pleased to advise you on your options. You can also contact your lawyer individually from ‘Our People’ using the link below.

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