Family & Divorce


Emma Hamilton Cole Becomes Partner!

It is with great pleasure that we can announce a new Partner and Head of Family Law. An expert in her field, Emma Hamilton Cole is one of our fully qualified Solicitors. She is also a trained Mediator with over 20 years of experience in her legal specialism. Before joining our team in 2014, Emma was the Head of Family Law at a large solicitors...

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Emma Hamilton Cole Becomes Partner!

New Year, New Start?

New Year’s resolutions and plans come to mind at this time of year.  Family lawyers are well aware that the New Year also is a time when decisions are made about the future of relationships and with the New Year often comes a flurry of enquiries. We know that wherever difficult decisions are made, or received, family members can feel vulnerable and concerned about what...

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New Year, New Start?

Mediation for family disputes

For many families, sorting out arrangements for time with their children, or how to share finances when there’s a separation is challenging.  Emotions run high and discussions can be difficult.  Breakdowns in communication can make matters worse, and the stress of the situation overall impacts on everyone including children and wider family. For some families, mediation offers a real opportunity for discussions about these important...

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Mediation for family disputes

Family Specialist Emma Hamilton Cole joins Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP

We are extremely pleased to welcome family lawyer Emma Hamilton Cole to Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP. Until recently Emma was the Head of Family Law at one of the large solicitors practices in the Bournemouth/Poole conurbation and we are delighted that she took the decision to join our specialist family law practice. We were aware of the excellent reputation she had for family law work and see it...

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Emma Hamilton Cole joins Williams Thompson Solicitors LLP