Alison Gaddes – Barnsley

I have over 20 years of experience in working in Family Law.

I have been recommended in the Legal 500 for the last 4 years. More recently 2021 edition I was recognised by Legal 500 as a Key Lawyer in my field of expertise as a Family Lawyer. I qualified as a Resolution Accredited Mediator in 2008 and I am also a trained Child Consultation Mediator 2010. I am the Chair of a Children’s Charity in Barnsley, a post I have held for the last 4 years. I am also a Trustee of the Freshgate Foundation, a Charitable Trust providing funding to the South Yorkshire region.

In my spare time I like camping, traveling, hiking and cycling and enjoy cookery and reading. I am learning Italian.

Contact Alison on 01226 103054

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Going through a divorce can be a very unstable, emotional and draining experience and not to mention an expensive one. Finding a good trusted solicitor who is not only well established and successful but someone who has their client’s best interest at heart is not an easy task.  I initially started my divorce journey with another practice but found them taking advantage of my vulnerable situation and draining me of the little funds I had with zero progress, here I wasted 3-4 months. Rucklidge Law was a firm recommended to my dad through a friend and in particular Alison Gaddes.  I decided very quickly to transfer my case over to Alison.  Alison took on full ownership of my case from day one, she was very professional in her approach yet with a person touch which made me feel comfortable and confident in her work.  I felt like she listened to me and understood my situation well, she was thorough with detail and communicated with me on a regular basis so that I was always aware of the progress or complications.  Alison’s main aim was the same as mine and that is to achieve the best outcome for me.  I would highly recommend Alison Gaddes; she can be trusted to do a good job and will definitely work hard to get you an outcome of which you will be fully satisfied.