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James Haworth

Divorce and Family

Qualified: 1990.

Joined Lawson West: 1998.

James has been dealing with family breakdown since 1985 and it has been his professional specialism since 1990.

> Meet James Haworth and listen to him on You Tube speaking about his career of helping families to overcome relationship issues - click the screen link below:          

(duration 1min 21, You Tube)


> Listen to James Haworth's You Tube webinar on Access to Children and Parental Responsibility:

(duration 26min, You Tube)


James believes that the most effective way to deal with family disputes is by taking a non-aggressive approach however he is a highly experienced negotiator so is able to find solutions when the parties are not able to reach an agreement themselves.

In addition James is the Director with overall responsibility for the Family Department and the firm’s finances as well as being Lawson-West’s Compliance Officer.

He comments: “I bring more than 30 years of experience dealing with divorce and family breakdown to help my clients to get through one of life’s most traumatic events. I care about what happens to my clients and I aim to help them on that journey as quickly, inexpensively and with as little stress as possible.”


In Nov 2019, James was listed as one of the Top 12 Divorce and Family lawyers in Leicester, read more.

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Client testimonial:

“I was really confident with my Solicitor. James is patient and understanding – great guy.”

Family Law, Divorce, Children, Pre-Nuptials, Shared Contact, Grandparent Access, Parents Access, Settlements, Financial Arrangements on Divorce.


Coronavirus: It is ‘Business As Usual’ at Lawson-West

We’ve made plans to continue to deliver the best service during the pandemic and we’re committed to helping clients over the coming weeks and months.

From time to time, we will be posting updates about our business operational response to the implications of the virus on our website and on our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For now, you can be assured that we are ‘Open for Business’ and here to help you with your legal needs. You can email your regular contact at Lawson-West and we will respond, alternatively, email or continue to browse our website at for more information about our services and how to contact us.

We are driven by our commitment to help others.
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Lawson-West Directors

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