Family Law Services & Divorce

If you are dealing with the consequences of your relationship coming to an end, we understand that sorting things out can be upsetting and confusing, or perhaps you are starting a new phase of family life, such as getting married or moving in with your partner and you want to create certainty for the future with a pre-nuptial agreement or cohabitation agreement.

Whatever your needs, our Family Law team take pride in offering a caring and sympathetic service backed by experienced, specialist legal expertise.

Our family law solicitors are committed to providing a high quality and personal legal service. When advising you, we will always try to avoid legal jargon and to be realistic with you as to what outcome you can expect to achieve.

We recognise that your situation and priorities are specific to you, so we can offer you legal assistance in a variety of ways, enabling us to find a way forward that works for you.

Wherever possible, we aim to keep conflict out of family law matters. As members of Resolution, we offer non-adversarial approaches such as mediation and collaborative law for divorce and family dispute resolution.

However, we also know that there are certain circumstances where it may be necessary to issue court proceedings to achieve the right result for you and your loved ones. If this is the case, we will ensure you have all the support you need to make the process as simple, stress-free and effective as possible.

Our Fees

We are able to offer a number of family law services on a fixed-fee basis, helping to give you certainty over the costs involved in dealing with your family legal issues. This includes an initial fixed fee consultation so that we can give you an assessment of your case, allowing you to make an informed decision about how to move forward. Find out more about our fixed-fee family law services.

Whether you are entering into a long-term relationship, or facing separation or divorce, our specialist family lawyers are committed to helping you reach a successful outcome.

Family Law Services & Divorce Lawyers

Hannah Byatt BA (Hons)

Partner - Team Leader Family

Farhana Butt LLB

Partner - Family Mediator & Collaborative Lawyer

Katie Copsey FCILEx

Chartered Legal Executive

Hayley Dexter


Federica Funiciello

Trainee Solicitor

Edward Owen BA


Rebecca Thomas LLB



"Farhana is professional and a pleasure to engage with."

"The team are proactive in signposting their clients to alternative dispute resolution resources alongside their legal services, offering a holistic approach to family matters. This I feel puts the client at the heart of the issue and it reduces the cost for the client significantly. They are empathetic and good at listening to their clients and enabling them to feel supported during what is a a challenging journey. The team are keen to learn and adopt new approaches within the family arena."

"Hunt & Coombs is a leader in family law in Peterborough and the surrounding areas. Their work standards are extremely high and the client care is reliable and consistent."

"I value the integrity and professionalism of the team. They provide clients with information relevant to the layperson in a way they can understand rather than legal terms which they may find difficult to process. Hannah Byatt, Farhana Butt, and Katie Copsey are a pleasure to be associated with and I have the utmost respect for them and the role they play in the family law arena."

"Family friendly solicitors. Trustworthy and honest staff. Very professional and child focused all the way."

I liked the service. Very pleased with the service. I will recommend to a friend... I Would like to thank the team.

Very professional and helpful.

We were very pleased with the outcome and to have our family back together. Good job done by our solicitor.

I just wanted to thank you for the caring and professional manner in which you dealt with my situation at such a difficult time.

Your dealings regarding with what ended up being a very complicated divorce was first class.

Very quick and efficient name change, happy with service and outcome. Thank you.

Farhana provided a high quality of service with a balance of practical wisdom, pragmatism and professionalism that gave me the confidence to manage through a very difficult and uncertain passage in my life. I would have no hesitation in recommending her services to anyone in similar circumstances.

Very good advice was given to me from the Solicitor which I was given. Very happy with his work. Would recommend Hunt & Coombs to someone else.

Thank you for all the help and support throughout the case. I would like to thank Edward Owen for helping me and other people that have helped.

Keep up the good work. Thank you for your help and support.

Very clear and precise.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts, you have been a really good team and thank you for helping us become a family again. We will forever be grateful for all the help in making us be able to live our dream.

My friends suggested I engage the best solicitor to deal with my complicated divorce. It was suggested that Hunt & Coombs was the best in town. They were so right.

My solicitor, Farhana Butt and later, Katie Copsey, were very professional, empathetic and informative throughout the duration of my case, they were supported very well by all of the people I dealt with at Hunt & Coombs.

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Partner - Team Leader Family

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