A SALE-BASED law firm, Slater Heelis, have added to their ranks with the appointment of Associate Solicitor, Alexandra Goldrein to its ever growing family law team.

She brings a wealth of experience and specialises in all areas of private family law, including relationship breakdown, divorce and child contact arrangements,.

Prior to being a family lawyer, Alexandra practiced as a Pensions Lawyer for four years and is able to provide effective advice in this highly complex area.

She also brings specialist expertise in Jewish Divorce to the team, enabling them to provide specific support through the cultural and legal process of such separations.

Mark Heptinstall, partner and head of the family team at Slater Heelis, recently recommended in the Times Top 200 Law Firms, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alexandra to the Slater Heelis team.

“She is patient, understanding and gives her clients a first-class service and excellent client care.

"She also has significant experience acting for clients with international and religious elements, including both Islamic and Jewish divorce which will be an invaluable asset to the team.”

Recognised in the Legal 500, Alex is described as an individual who can “really fight for her clients, no matter how difficult the case is.

" She is passionate and energetic and you definitely want her in your corner.

"Alexandra Goldrein is tenacious. She is deeply compassionate and committed to her clients.”

Alex, who has recently trained as a family mediator, said: “The reputation Slater Heelis holds really attracted me to the position and I am delighted to be working with Mark and the family law team who all share my ethos and values when it comes to providing committed client care.

“My experience of working with high net worth divorces involving complicated financial issues, including business ownership and pensions is complex and often acrimonious, and this is an area of family law I am keen to maintain and offer as part of the Slater Heelis team.”

Regularly published in family law publications, Alex is also a member of Resolution, and its’ associated committees.

Also joining the team is Assistant Solicitor Chloe Huggins and Paralegal Imogen Hill, who will be supporting the ever-growing team of family law specialists.

Slater Heelis is a full-service law firm acting for clients across the UK and internationally.

The firm offers a range of legal services to both private and business clients.