All solicitors undergo rigorous training. This gives you a degree of reassurance when searching for the right divorce solicitor. In addition the Solicitors Regulation Authority monitors professional conduct and all solicitors are required to hold professional indemnity insurance. So if something goes wrong with your legal representation there are ways to rectify matters. This isn’t the case if you represent yourself or use an unregulated legal advisor. Some firms, including Brookman have additional accreditations such as Lexcel. This is awarded only to firms with the highest management and customer care standards. We also feature in the respected legal directory of law firms, The Legal 500.

Today most people’s search for an experienced divorce solicitor starts online. Reviews posted by past clients and website testimonials provide crucial information about the personality of a law firm, the skills of particular solicitors, their ethos and their approach to work. This type of information is easy to find – and it is invaluable to people looking for a divorce solicitor. Online divorce and family lawyer reviews as well as established legal directories are now the most effective way to differentiate law firms. In short they are the most effective tool for finding the right divorce solicitor for you.


Divorce and family lawyer reviews matter because they are written by genuine clients. They haven’t been composed by a marketing team trying to create an image for a law firm that might be misleading. Instead they are the opinions of men and women who have had the same experience of family breakdown as you. People who have had the same priorities and worries as you.

We get enormous satisfaction from our own online reviews and hope they are useful to potential clients. A quick look at some of them shows what clients really appreciate about our service. Comments include:

not being made to feel like just another client


lawyers who are confident, good listeners, tactful


highly knowledgeable and experienced divorce solicitors


genuine empathy and compassion – a quality I did not find with other solicitors that I contacted before Brookman


not afraid to tell things as they are – even if I would find that hard to accept


calm and rational approach, seeking as far as possible to defuse the hostility and animosity wherever they could


You can read all our online reviews here.


While there are genuine concerns about fake online reviews for some products and services we believe it’s usually obvious whether the law firm reviews you’re reading are genuine. Firstly it’s not as easy to fake a review of a divorce solicitor in the same way that a review of a new electrical appliance (for example) could be faked. Comments tend to be unique and often identify the way an individual solicitor helped. If the reviews you are reading clearly show specifics about the client’s circumstances, then they are much more likely to be real. If the reviews offer more generic praise or criticism, you may want to research a little more to be sure the reviews are genuine.


Sometimes negative reviews are the most useful type of review of all. They can highlight flaws you would never have been able to discover alone. In addition it is always worth considering how a law firm or solicitor responds to a negative review. Often there is a legitimate explanation for the poor review. Sometimes the firm will apologise. If the firm disputes the review consider whether they do so in a professional and polite manner. This can tell you as much about the law firm’s attitude to clients as any positive review.

You can see Brookman’s Google reviews in full here.

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Really appreciated Brookman's advice and support. Most lawyers charge extortionate fees just for an initial conversation but not Henry. Thanks for all your advice and time.

Jul 2022   Chloé

I had a consultation with the partner Henry Brookman. I can absolutely recommend him, he seemed knowledgeable, up to date and patient. I have found him to be straightforward in the answers he gives and down to earth. 100% recommended.

Jun 2022   Michael P

I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Henry Brookman. His advice came in promptly when solicited, and was excellent. He is a thoughtful and very professional lawyer. He understood perfectly well the issue I presented him with, and gave me excellent advice in a family law related matter.

May 2022   Philip Hands

From my first contact with the firm I was treated courteously and promptly. I was offered a pro bono meeting shortly after making contact. Mr Brookman is clearly a very experienced professional and in our meeting he gave me some well considered and objective advice about my rather complicated situation which spans more than one jurisdiction.

May 2022   Julian Peachey

I had an initial consultation with Henry Brookman regarding prenuptial agreements and found him to be very helpful and knowledgeable.

Mar 2022   Simon Brooks

I had a free telephone consultation yesterday with Gavin Yeung. He could not have been more helpful and reassuring as he calmly and patiently worked through my situation to provide me with clarity and piece of mind at a time it was really needed and emotions are running high.

Mar 2022   'K M'

I spoke with Aziz at Brookman Solicitors on the phone for an initial consultation and he is one of the friendliest lawyers I have met. He is clearly very experienced as he patiently explained me all the concepts and processes which are quite daunting for someone in my situation, and then focused on the actual questions I wanted to ask... I would highly recommend Aziz and Brookman Solicitors.

Feb 2022   'R'

I am grateful for Henry Brookman and his team for support they provided to me during very frustrating time of divorce. They respond promptly to any request. I felt more confident after I started the process with them. Henry listened carefully to me and took quick actions on my case. I highly recommend this team of real professionals even for non-UK citizens.

Feb 2022   Sezim Beksultanova

I had online consultation with the partner Henry Brookman today. I was very happy with the service. I found him to be very insightful, knowledgeable and provided sound advice, as well as being kind and patient. It was a very comfortable discussion and he sent an email detailing our discussion very quickly discussing in our meeting in depth. I am amazed by the service we got just from a free consultation. I would highly recommend these solicitors!

Jan 2022   Shirley Christopher

We spoke at length and at no point felt like he was rushing us and we felt very comfortable. After our discussion we were also quickly sent an email detailing everything we were discussing in our meeting in depth. I am amazed by the service we got just from a free consultation. I would highly recommend these solicitors!

Dec 2021   Tina

I was fortunate to spend an hour running through a few questions with Natasha Slabas. She was quick to grasp the points raised and proposed a sensible way forward. Would recommend

Dec 2021   Nick Powell

I cannot praise the professionalism and courtesy too highly. The advice given in a very complex divorce matter, was clear, concise, enlightening and inspiring.

Nov 2021   Mary Barn

I contacted Henry Brookman because of the complex international aspect of my divorce and I’m very glad I did... Henry took his time explaining all the pro’s and contra’s... I now have a much clearer view over the situation and feel more confident going forward. I’m very grateful for the excellent advice I’ve received and not feeling rushed during the meeting.

Nov 2021   'A B'

Talitha offers sound advice, asks the right questions and advises you with what you need to know not just what you want to hear. I have no hesitation in recommending her services.

Sep 2021   Anu Vidyarthi

Henry took the time to go through all the details of my separation thoroughly. He was very clear on what my options were and what I needed to do to have a seamless agreement with my ex. Thank you for all your help!

Aug 2021   Sandeep Cina

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