Empowering families
to build new beginnings.

Brighton and Hove Law is a specialist family law practice. We are committed to achieving positive outcomes for clients when their relationships break down so they can successfully move forward with their lives.

Who are we?

We are a team of compassionate, skilled solicitors that are committed to ensuring the best possible outcome for our clients across an array of issues. We work to create a compassionate, non-judgemental environment so our clients can approach their issues with confidence and clarity. See here for more information on our team.

  • We are ranked top for divorce law and family law by Chambers, the best independent guide
  • The Law Society has accredited us as specialist family lawyers and awarded us certification against Law Society standards
  • As members of Resolution, we follow a code of practice that encourages solutions over confrontations and aims to minimise acrimony

We offer our services to clients across East Sussex, West Sussex and the South East of London.

Brighton - Hove - Shoreham by Sea - Worthing - Lewes - Polegate - Newhaven - Seaford - Eastbourne - Hailsham - Uckfield - Hayward’s Heath

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We provide pragmatic, cost-effective advice on the breakdown of a relationship and family issues. We aim to minimise the emotional and financial damage experienced by both parties and any children involved by providing a supportive, innovative approach to family law issues.

We treat each of our clients individually and offer quality, specialist legal advice in an array of issues. We also represent our clients where social services may be involved with the family in a non-judgemental and compassionate environment.  

Client Testimonials

Samantha Barker is extremely experienced and able. Samantha turns her hand to a wide range of children work, particularly care work achieving outstanding outcomes for a variety of clients who often present as extremely vulnerable. The team at Brighton and Hove Law have a wide breadth of practice which is second to none.

Kristina Hopper, Barrister

Sarah has been unfailingly professional and client focused throughout. Her enthusiasm and commitment to always providing the best legal advice and assistance to clients is unparalleled. I would have no hesitation in referring a friend or family to Sarah in the event of them having a family law issue.

Michael Valks, Barrister

Thanks very much for all your sterling help through what has been a horrible time.

Mrs M  –  Brighton 

I would just like to say from me and my family that you are amazing. From beginning to end you have been fantastic. We can’t thank you enough for everything you have done to help us in achieving our goals. Thank you for everything I really can’t put into the words my true feelings of joy.

Mr H

Many thanks for your advice and guidance throughout this very stressful process. Your careful and considered approach, good advice and empathetic professionalism have helped to reduce my anxiety levels immeasurably. I would wholeheartedly and unreservedly recommend your services to anyone going through this horrible process.


Thank you very much, I know I keep saying this but you have been absolutely fantastic with all your help, advice, support and energy. Thank you very much Michelle.

Mr S

Lucy is a robust, calm and thoughtful solicitor with an amazing eye for detail and sound judgement. She is a strategic thinker who is excellent with clients, approachable, empathetic and gives clear advice that is always focused on a pragmatic outcome. She goes above and beyond to assist clients and is top-tier.

Ben Earle, Barrister

Thank you for all the hard work, time and effort your put into this case to help me and my son. You have been fantastic through and always supported and advised when it was needed.

Ms B