Director, Family Solicitor, Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer
Michelle is a Director, mediator and collaborative lawyer who deals with all areas of family law, with a particular specialism in matrimonial finance.
As a member of Resolution she promotes an approach to family law which is sensitive, constructive and cost-effective. She seeks to achieve solutions that meet her client’s best interests, and is also known for her empathetic and understanding approach.
Michelle obtained a law degree-LLB (Hons) at the University of Sussex, following which she attained her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guildford.
She practised as a specialist family lawyer at a leading regional firm in Hampshire for 10 years, before joining Edward Cooke Family Law in January 2019.
Areas of work
Michelle is experienced in dealing with medium- to high-net-worth matters, including cases involving family businesses, trusts and pensions assets. She also regularly advises and represents parents in relation to children issues.
Michelle qualified as a mediator in 2013 and trained as a collaborative family lawyer in 2019.
Michelle is a member of both the Family Law Society Panel and Resolution.
"I am so happy with the outcome yesterday. I cannot thank you enough for all your expertise and understanding. I am so relieved, and a weight has been lifted from me in so many ways."
"Thank you so much for being such a great support to me throughout my case. It has been so reassuring to have someone so understanding and easy to communicate with."
Legal 500 2024
'Michelle Lewis and Lauren Guy are both very capable and approachable, practising family law exactly how it should be done - child and client focused. I would trust this firm with my own friends and family members.'
Michelle grew up in West Sussex, where she attended Our Lady of Sion School in Worthing.
She enjoys yoga, running and gardening, as well as spending most of her spare time with her family and three children.