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Our excellent team have a wealth of combined experience.

It is their knowledge and insight that provides the unshakeable foundation for all of the work that we do here at Prism Family Law.

Mr Andrew Wraith, Principal Solicitor, Prism Family Law

Mr Andrew Wraith

Principal Solicitor, Prism Family Law

Andrew is the principal lawyer of Prism Family Law Limited. A specialist family lawyer, Andrew has over 13 years of experience in dealing with family cases of all types, having qualified in November 2005.

Andrew has extensive and considerable experience in dealing with the breakdown of all types of relationships and the issues that arise from this. Andrew’s experience here extends to matters such as divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, arrangements for children, applications for protective orders and injunctions, as well as matters concerning financial provision, including but not limited to applications for financial relief and maintenance.

Andrew also has experience in representing children in care proceedings, representing parents in cases concerning removal and applications concerning the use of parental responsibility, including issues relating to residence and contact.

In relation to financial issues, Andrew has considerable experience representing the interests of his clients upon divorce including where personal, business and pension assets are involved.

Andrew is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel, the Law Society’s Children Law Panel (meaning that he can often be found to represent the interests of children in care proceedings) and is a member of Resolution – an organisation dedicated to the practice of family law in a non-confrontational and client-focused way.

Mr David Banks, Principal Solicitor, Prism Family Law

Mr David Banks

Principal Solicitor, Prism Family Law

David qualified as a solicitor in 1985 and has predominantly since then practiced exclusively family law in the North East area. His particular expertise is in relation to Care Proceedings and Child Protection matters where the Local Authority are concerned with the care of minor children, but he also has a wide breadth of experience in all areas of family law.

David is also a member of the Law Society’s Children Law Panel and represents the interests of children in care proceedings.

David has a particular interest in relation to clients that present with a learning disability or concerns regarding mental health, having previously obtained a Masters Degree in Mental Health Law from Northumbria University in 2003.

David prides himself in the knowledge that the vast majority of his clients come to him through recommendations from other clients and professionals. He has extensive insight and experience in all areas of Family Law and and undertakes his own advocacy in all of his cases, providing a seamless service from first instruction to the conclusion of the case.