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Senior Associate – Head of Family Department

Greg Coad

Greg joined the firm in 2017 and was appointed Head of the Family Department in 2019. Greg does much of his own advocacy, which means that clients can be comfortable attending court and confident that he knows their cases well. Many instructions come from personal recommendations as Greg is well known for his empathetic approach to the often traumatic area of family law.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • Graduated from Reading University in 1988 with a 2:1 (Hons) degree in Archaeology
  • PgDL/CPE law (commended) College of Law, Guildford 2001
  • LPC (commended) College of Law, Guildford 2002
  • Admitted as a Solicitor 2004
  • Senior Associate 2018
  • Head of Family Department 2019
  • Member of Resolution – a national body of family law professionals committed to dealing with matters in a sensitive, constructive, and cost-effective way.


Experience and Expertise

  • 16 Years of experience dealing with all aspects of family law.
  • Divorce (including contested divorce) from petition to Decree Absolute
  • Private law children applications, specific issue orders, prohibited steps orders, and applications for leave to withdraw children from the jurisdiction
  • Financial cases resulting from divorce or separation
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Change of name deeds
  • Special Guardianship Order applications
  • Civil Partnership disputes
  • Domestic violence injunctions
  • Departmental supervisor