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One Couple, One Lawyer

This modern approach to divorce and separation requires trusted legal advice and transparency. Our One Couple One Lawyer specialists can provide you with a single lawyer to manage your separation together. We can support you to reach a conclusion that meets your needs, and for parents, the needs of your children.

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Equal support to reach an agreeable solution

The one couple, one lawyer approach is a tailored legal service which fosters cooperation, respect and transparency throughout. We understand the emotional pressures and complexities of divorce – our goal is to help you achieve a mutually agreeable settlement that offers peace of mind while protecting both your interests. Advice is offered on a joint beneficial basis to reach an agreement on one or all aspects of your separation – without the expense and added pressure of going to court.

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How one couple, one lawyer works

Our team of expert family lawyers will carry out a full assessment of your situation to ensure your interests are aligned. For us to act for you both, you need to be on the same page and in the right frame of mind. It is imperative that you both give informed consent to disclose to each other all appropriate factual and financial information to help reach a joint decision.

This approach offers a conciliatory way of resolving your issues without the expense of separate lawyers. it is often used in conjunction with early neutral evaluation, mediation, arbitration and in collaboration with other professionals.

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Hear what our clients say about us

I’d like to thank you for all your help and support given to me over the last few years. I cannot thank you enough for your true professionalism. I have felt that at every interaction we had that you really understood the impacts to me and my family personally.

You navigated me through a really challenging time at a pace that was right for me. It was hugely important that I had a settled family life, and that everyone was alright in the end and indeed we are!


Mrs F Financial settlement within divorce proceedings.

I just wanted to say a really big thank you for seeing me through the whole lengthy and tricky divorce process.

You were always there to answer my questions and listen to my ranting!

To have your consistency and steadiness was a huge support and I couldn’t have asked for more. Thank you for what you do!

Client Divorce proceedings

Following the conclusion of the matter, Lucy’s client said: “The service from Lucy was superb and I will definitely utilise your company in the future. Thank you for all your patience and understanding, it was a pleasure to work with you.”

Lucy said: “Whilst no one enters into a relationship thinking it could break down, making sure your financial interests are adequately protected is essential.”

Client Protecting financial interests

“From the outset, I found Lucy to be extremely efficient, reassuring, and had every faith in her.

I was kept informed fully and correspondence was always easy, with clear communication and swift responses.”

“Efficient, reassuring” guidance from Solicitor leads to testimonial following successful divorce settlement

One of the most significant family teams in the South West and fast becoming the leading financial remedy solicitors in the region. Very accessible and client focused – real strength in depth.

Legal 500 2024 – Family

HCR should be considered as the go-to firm for family law issues in Hereford and Worcester. HCR’s reputation for quality is well known and well justified.

Legal 500 2024 – Family

The firm has a strong presence in Birmingham and in Worcester as well as their other locations across the UK.

Legal 500 2024 – Family

I recommend this firm to family and friends as I know that they will be supported and well-advised through difficult times. The firm stands out as a class above other firms.


Legal 500 2024 – Family

HCR Hewitsons is a multidisciplinary firm with very strong local foundations, as well as an important presence in London. Not every firm can offer the same breadth and reach that they can.

Legal 500 2024 – Family

HCR have a growing presence in Cambridge and have gone from a standing start of no permanent family lawyers to build a growing team.

Legal 500 2024 – Family

The firm is well known for providing sound family law advice and representation at the highest levels. A good quality firm.


Legal 500 2024 – Family

The members of the practice are hardworking, conscientious and accessible to clients and professional colleagues. They work tirelessly to achieve the best outcome for their clients whilst also ensuring they deliver sound advice and ensure that clients remain grounded and have a good understanding of how their case will progress.

Legal 500 2024 – Family

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