Family Law Services

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Unmarried Couples

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Family & Wealth Protection

Our specialist family solicitors deal exclusively with all aspects of family law. We have outstanding knowledge in this field with over 50 years combined experience in our team. Our focus is to achieve the best possible outcome for you, providing advice that is comprehensive and effective.

Your service was excellent. You were efficient and professional but at the same time friendly and approachable.
Pat Murphy

Divorce and wealth protection at home and abroad

We are expert family, divorce and wealth protection lawyers, situated in Cambridge serving East Anglia.  We specialise in the full range of family legal matters including divorce in the UK and internationally, financial matters, property settlements and children arrangements.

With our guidance, your divorce could be a straightforward procedure.  We are focused on making the divorce process as smooth as possible, while fighting your corner when the need arises.

Barr Ellison Law Leading Legal 500 Firm 2024Barr Ellison Law has a small but highly esteemed family, divorce and wealth protection practice, led by Sarah Martin. Her work focuses predominantly on complex financial divorces, both UK and cross-border, and is highly regarded for her experience in private children matters. Associate Karen Anker has vast experience in financial matters, arrangements for children and relocation disputes. She also advises on also wealth protection, including pre- and post-marital agreements and cohabitation agreements. The team is praised for ‘the impeccable quality of their work and advice’.
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Focus on resolution

It is important to acknowledge that we are all different, and every family situation is unique.  The key issue is to focus on resolving the situation as best as possible, while protecting your rights as an individual and parent. 

Outstanding care

Our level of care sets us apart from our competitors.  Our highly experienced lawyers offer clients a personal and supportive service during what can be a stressful and challenging time, whilst focusing on achieving the best possible outcome for you as speedily and efficiently as is feasible.

Today was my daughter’s first day at secondary school. My little girl is growing up too fast but it’s thanks to you and your diligence that means I get to share in it first hand rather than from a distance. I cannot thank you enough for all you’ve done.
Andrew Amondsen

We are specialist family law solicitors with outstanding knowledge and experience.  Get in touch for that all important initial conversation on

Sarah Martin Head of Family Law at Barr Ellison

Sarah Martin

Family Law Partner


Karen Anker

Family & Divorce Solicitor

Victoria Hill, Trainee Solicitor at Barr Ellison

Victoria Hill

Family & Divorce Solicitor


Frederick Day

Litigation and Family & Divorce Paralegal

Initial Fixed Fee Consultation with Family Lawyer

Come and talk to us. You’ll find us empathetic, keen to help and with a wealth of experience. We offer a fixed fee consultation of £120 for the first appointment. You will be advised on the options open to you and the possible outcomes. Our priority is to ensure that you have a clear understanding of the path ahead and the challenges involved in achieving your goals.