Legal services

Brighton Family Solicitors

We are Brighton-based family law solicitors who represent clients world-wide. We specialise in divorce, child arrangements orders, separation agreements, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, and finances.

Our team have a first-class reputation for providing outstanding personal support to our clients while fighting to protect their interests.

Whether you need a solicitor who will protect your finances or work diligently to deliver the most fair outcome possible, we will work confidentially and efficiently to provide the best possible outcome. Our solicitors take the time to know each client personally and understand their individual sensitivities and concerns.

David Edwards

David has been a Director in the firm since 1986. In addition to his role as Managing Director, David is also Head of the Private Client team.

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What a great solicitor I have found…I have been extremely impressed and would definitely recommend her to any of my family and friends should they have any family related issues.
Family Law Services

How our family law solicitors can help

We specialise in the following departments:

Our Divorce Services

Are you thinking of getting divorced? We are Brighton-based Divorce Solicitors with a first-class reputation for providing outstanding personal support to our clients while fighting to protect their interests.

Divorces & Finances

Going through a Divorce or Separation can be a difficult and uncertain time. The last thing you need is further stress and complications caused by disagreements about your finances.

When a relationship breaks down

Making the decision to Divorce or Separate from your spouse is rarely an easy choice. The first step you can take is to understand your options.

Children & Separation

Divorce is a difficult thing to deal with for everyone involved, but many children will find their parents’ divorce very hard to cope with.

Relationships and Marriage

Family law isn’t just about divorce – there are many areas in which a couple may seek legal advice from a solicitor. Our 5-star rated family law team work with couples to create agreements around living together (‘co-habitation’), pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and advice for those who have been married before.

About Burt Brill & Cardens

Trusted Sussex solicitors for over 125 years

Our team includes specialists in a number of legal areas, providing you with the expertise you need when you need it most. Whatever your legal issue, we will take the time to understand your situation and tailor our service to meet your needs.

It has been a very stressful time recently during my divorce and financial settlement, but the way I’ve been treated and advised by Burt Brill & Cardens has been overwhelmingly satisfying. I’ve been in good hands every step of the way, but it’s the friendly human attitude that makes them different amongst the rest and that’s a calming and reassuring feeling.
Our services

Our legal services areas

Wills, Trust & Probate

Protect your family and loved ones with our estate planning services.

Our private client team deal with a range of matters from writing your Will to getting help as an Executor.

Family Law

Expert Divorce and Family Law Solicitors, putting your needs first.

Our team have a first-class reputation for providing personal support to families.


Moving home, extending a Lease, or setting up shop for your own business?

Our expert property solicitors offer a high-quality service, essential when dealing with your property.

Dispute Resolution

Have you become embroiled in a dispute or been given negligent advice?

Our PLNA-accredited team are highly experienced in delivering results for our clients.


Get in touch

Speak to one of our solicitors today. We would love to hear from you and discuss any legal issues you may have and how we can assist you.

Find Us

30 Old Steine, Brighton, BN1 1FL