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Welcome to Maguire Family Law

We are a specialist family law firm and are leaders in this field. This is reflected by the independent legal directories to the profession and our strong track record. The Legal 500 2015/2016 ranks James Maguire in the top tier of leading individuals for the North West. We offer an initial consultation either by way of a meeting or telephone appointment to suit you.


  • James Maguire stands out for international child law matters and for financial ancillary relief.  The “extraordinarily clever” James Maguire is recommended.

    Legal 500 2016/17

  • James Maguire is highly thought of in the market, with one commentator saying: “he is outstanding.  His preparation is meticulous.  He is always prepared to reach a sensible settlement on behalf of his client, but is thoroughly prepared for a contest if that is not available”.  He advises on international family issues, including cross-border asset division and divorce jurisdiction disputes.

    Chambers and Partners 2016/17

  • James Maguire is by nature very forensic, a reticent observer and highly perceptive. He is by nature without awareness almost decidedly clever in terms of absorbing intellectually case law whether of a financial or international financial as well as a child or international child nature. He can absorb lever arch files and is warm and genial with clients without being overwhelming to them. He runs a very successful practice and is respected by his employees and is known throughout the world in family law. 

    Reviewed by Counsel, London, July 2016