About Us

In 2012, SFL was set up to satisfy the need for a local specialist matrimonial and children law solicitors. Since then, the firm has gone from strength to strength with an ever increasing number of accredited children and family solicitors providing expert advice across Stafford and the surrounding areas.

SFL Solicitors has two family law departments each run by one of the company directors. Our matrimonial department specialises in divorce, separation and financial settlements. So, whether you have an estate worth millions or modest means, we will guide you through this complex process and help you achieve the right result. The children law department that specialises in both private children law matters (disputes between family members) and public children law matters (involving social services) and they will ensure you get the right outcome for your children.

All our Directors are Law Society Accredited meaning they have undergone a rigorous process to get accredited, including demonstrating superior experience, knowledge and best practice in family and children law.

To ensure SFL Solicitors maintain the highest standards across the whole practice we have achieved and maintained Specialist Quality Mark accreditation. Accredited firms offer the highest standard of client care and practice management.


Fay Rothery

Managing Director

Gabi Chester


Sydney Edwards

Trainee Solicitor

Elizabeth Brown

Trainee Solicitor

Susie Elsey

Office Manager 

Charlotte Hirst


Ellena Pye


Becky Newton

Personal Assistant