Family Solicitors

When you need legal advice for your family, Birkett Long has a team of specialist family solicitors that can help. The law can be complex and confusing, but Birkett Long’s specialist lawyers will help you and your family understand the process and find a solution.

Taking that first step and speaking to us means you’re one step closer to finding a solution. Whatever personal legal questions you or your family have, our family solicitors in Basildon, Colchester and Chelmsford are available for a free 15 minute, no obligation chat on the phone.

Birkett Long is truly a full-service law firm, offering the highest standard of client experience whether you are:  

Buying or selling your home - our conveyancing solicitors can assist with buying and selling a property, tenancy agreements, remortgages and more.

Planning ahead and later life - for help with writing a will, probate and estate administration or lasting powers of attorney.

Protecting your family or ending a relationship – legal advice on divorce and separation, cohabitation, pre-nuptial agreements.

Resolving disputes relating to children - for help with child arrangements, child custody or specific issues applications.

Resolving a dispute – we work with you to find agreement and resolve your disagreement in the best possible way.

Our family solicitors pride themselves on delivering a personal service. We will keep you informed every step of the way so you always know what we’re doing for you, and how much it will cost. Our family law solicitors will answer all your questions and make sure that you always understand the implications of anything we do on your behalf.

Birkett Long family solicitors go that extra mile to ensure you get what you want from your legal case and aim to build long-lasting relationships with our clients. Our approach has been recognised by the Legal 500, an impartial guide to the legal profession, which has identified us as a Top Tier leading law firm for Family Law in Essex for 15 years running.

If you want to find out how we can help you, contact our family solicitors in Basildon, Colchester or Chelmsford for a no obligation, free chat on the phone.


  • Debbie Butterfield
      • 0330 818 2850
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  • Sue Catterwell
      • 0330 818 2846
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  • Marina Iskra
      • 0330 818 3248
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Staff re-order for family solicitors

  • Melanie Loxley
  • Philip Hoddell
  • Francesca Cozens
  • Lisa Collins
  • Shelley Cumbers
  • Farrah Harvey-Nawaz
  • Karen Johnson
  • Muntech Kaur
  • Claudia Hubert
  • Phoebe Trott
  • Marina Iskra