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Alison Gaddes


T: +44 (0)3332 423976

Alison has specialised in Family Law for over 20 years, having worked in both Leeds and Sheffield for well-respected Legal 500 firms.

Recommended in the Legal 500 over the last 5 years. More recently 2021 edition Alison was recognised by Legal 500 as a ‘Key Lawyer’ in her field.

Alison specialises in all areas of family disputes, including Divorce and Financial resolution, often advising on complex financial settlements involving company assets and property portfolios. Alison also enjoys representing her client’s dealing with complex children disputes. Providing support to her client’s through what is often one of the hardest times of their lives.

Alison has been a Resolution Accredited Mediator since 2008 and Child Consultation Mediator since 2010.

Alison is also actively involved with local charities, she is the Chair of a Children’s Charity in Barnsley, a post she has held for the last 6 years. As well as being a Trustee of the Freshgate Foundation, a Charitable Trust providing funding to other charitable organisations throughout the South Yorkshire region.

In her spare time she enjoys travelling with her husband and children in their much loved motorhome call ‘Gertrude’, hiking in the great outdoors, cooking and if she ever gets the chance, reading a book and trying desperately to learn Italian.