Partner

Family Law

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Testimonials

You’ve been hugely supportive through one of the toughest times in my life. I appreciate the care, professionalism and patience you have always given together with clear advice.

Anonymous


We will never be able to thank you enough for what you have achieved for us. Throughout this whole time you have quite simply been our rock.

Anonymous


Brings a completely reassuring manner and in-depth preparation to each and every case; he has the ability to negotiate the high emotions engaged in family work and to drill down to the core issues.

Legal 500 (2016) Recommended Lawyer


Partner

Family Law

Expertise

Roland handles all aspects of family law including divorce and financial matters and has significant experience of complex and high-value cases as well as those with a business or agricultural element. He also deals with private-law children disputes and has expertise in intractable and difficult child arrangements issues. In addition, Roland deals with child maintenance litigation and civil partnership and cohabitation property matters as well as nuptial agreements.

Roland specialises in:

  • Divorce & Civil Partnership Dissolution (and associated financial settlement)
  • Child Arrangements Matters (including parental responsibility and paternity disputes as well as alternative family structures)
  • Nuptial Agreements
  • Child Maintenance Litigation (including CSA/CMS tribunal matters)
  • Unmarried Separation Issues (civil cohabitation and property disputes)
  • Injunction Proceedings (domestic violence and harassment)

Roland Advises

  • Private individuals

Experience Highlights

  • Preparing and advising on nuptial agreements with trust assets of circa £8million and cash assets in excess of £20million
  • Representing a same-sex relationship client in complex proceedings about the legal principles concerning length of relationship
  • High-value financial relief proceedings regularly involving assets of millions and annual income in excess of £750,000 per annum as well as cases involving agricultural property and complicated land holdings and property and title issues
  • Dismissal of circa £35,000 in CSA child maintenance arrears at appeal tribunal
  • Successfully acting for the father in a complex child arrangements matter involving an intractable mother and where the client faced serious allegations of sexual abuse of his daughter (when 3)

Awards

  • Legal 500 (2016) Recommended Lawyer
  • Legal 500 (2015) Recommended Lawyer
  • Legal 500 (2014) Recommended Lawyer
  • Chamber & Partners (2013)
  • Nominated For National Family Law Award (2013)

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Slater & Gordon
  • Walker Smith Way Legal

Education

  • Chester College of Law, GDL & LPC (Distinction)
  • University of York, English Literature (BA Hons)

Professional Memberships

  • Resolution
  • Cheshire & North Wales Law Society

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

-
+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com
Testimonials

You’ve been hugely supportive through one of the toughest times in my life. I appreciate the care, professionalism and patience you have always given together with clear advice.

Anonymous


We will never be able to thank you enough for what you have achieved for us. Throughout this whole time you have quite simply been our rock.

Anonymous


Brings a completely reassuring manner and in-depth preparation to each and every case; he has the ability to negotiate the high emotions engaged in family work and to drill down to the core issues.

Legal 500 (2016) Recommended Lawyer