William Donnelly

Partner and Family Mediator

Divorce & Co-habitation

William qualified as a solicitor in 1985.  He is Head of the Family Department and advises clients on all matters relating to divorce, including financial and property disputes and private law children matters. With over 30 years experience in these matters, Will works to achieve a fair settlement for his clients as quickly and amicably as possible – with a sensitive and understanding approach.

William is a qualified Family Mediator, his work is supervised by senior colleagues in the Family and child Law teams

  • Professional memberships
  • The Law Society’s Advanced Family Law Panel
  • Qualified Family Mediator.


  • And in his spare time
  • William is a keen golfer and can be found on the local golf courses. He also enjoys theatre and drama,  and once upon a time had a desire to be a great thespian – but his acting is now limited to his appearances in Court.


  • My clients love what I do
  • "You have been so thoughtful and considerate through the whole process of child proceedings.  Thank you for always listening to me when I had a wobble.  You  guided me, knowing what was best when I needed the help. You truly are an incredible Solicitor. I will always be grateful for your guidance and support."

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