Sheffield Family Lawyer Shortlisted For National Award

Specialist Family and Divorce Lawyer Nominated As Partner of the Year

19.08.2014

Dave Grimshaw, Press Officer | 0114 274 4397

A leading Sheffield lawyer has been shortlisted as Partner of the Year at the prestigious national Family Law Awards.

Martin Loxley, who heads up Irwin Mitchell’s national Family Law team, has been selected by an expert judging panel made up of the heads of the three family law practitioners' associations, the Family Law Bar Association, Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for Children, along with Family Law editors and publishing executives.

Martin has been a Partner in Sheffield for more than 30 years and has led Irwin Mitchell’s family law team for two decades, overseeing significant growth in the department which now operates in eight regional offices across the country.  He also oversees the firm’s wills trust and estates disputes team which helps people with probate issues or who wish to contest wills.

Irwin Mitchell’s Family team is ranked number one in Yorkshire by the independent Legal 500 guide, and handles all aspects of family law from divorce and pre-nups, through to cohabitation agreements and assisting parents with child contact issues. Martin often handles divorces for clients with complex financial arrangements and international elements and is also a qualified Arbitrator.

Martin said:

Expert Opinion
I’m proud to be shortlisted for this award. We have a highly well-regarded team with experienced family law Partners across the country and I am pleased that we are being recognised for our achievements. Our clients expect a high level of service and we strive to make sure that they get the support and legal advice that they need.

“The nature of my work means that you are often helping people through a difficult period in their lives, but it is incredibly rewarding when you are able to assist them in resolving their issues and see them come out stronger on the other side. I’ve been lucky to have met some amazing people through my work over the years and I wish to thank all those that have supported me throughout my working life.”
Martin Loxley, Partner

The national Family Law Awards ceremony, run by Jordan Publishing, will be held on Wednesday 8 October at The Brewery in London.

Read more about Irwin Mitchell's expertise in Family and Divorce Law.