Steve Freeman

Family, Personal and Family

Title: Partner

Tel: 0191 226 7814

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Steve is a Partner and heads the firm’s Personal and Family Department. He also specialises in Family Law.


  • Steve has been with the firm for 25 years having trained with it. He qualified in 1993
  • He initially gained a thorough grounding in all areas of general private client work before subsequently specialising in family law many years ago
  • He now concentrates on representing high net worth business people, professionals and also sports personalities both locally and nationally
  • Most recommendations to Steve are from previous and existing clients
  • He is a member of The Law Society Family Law Panel and Resolution
  • The family team won team of the year at the 2019 Northern Law Awards

Client/professional quotes:

Steve was recommended by the Legal 500 2019.

Steve drew particular praise from Legal 500 2017 for his ability to handle both financial matters and children issues, especially in high net worth cases. In the 2018 edition, Steve was described as being “renowned for giving sensible no-nonsense advice“. His team was also praised for its “excellent work“.

Steve was described by the Legal 500 2016 as being “a matrimonial specialist” who is adept at negotiating high value settlements.

Key Practice Areas

  • Divorce and Civil Partnership
  • Matrimonial property and financial disputes
  • Applications regarding children
  • Family