Annemarie Bradley > Vardags > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Divorce and family law


Annemarie joined Vardags Manchester office when it opened its doors in 2016. She was appointed to the Partnership in January 2021. She advises on cases with complex financial settlements, cohabitation issues as well as private children law proceedings.


Annemaries particular specialism is in the resolution of financial matters on divorce, and the resolution of financial matters between unmarried couples and parents. Her cases typically include those with high-value and complex financial issues, including the valuation of business assets, property, pensions and trusts. Her experience includes advising on cases involving nuptial agreements and those with an international element.

Annemarie regularly acts for business men and women, high earning self-employed consultants, professionals, sports personalities and their families.


Manchester Law Societys Family Law Committee

Manchester Young Solicitors Group

Annemarie also sits on the Private Family Law Improvement Group with senior professionals and members of the Judiciary in the Greater Manchester area.


Law and Sociology at the University of Durham

BPP Law School, Manchester

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Private client > Family

A firm that demonstrates a ‘mastery of facts’ in both high-value matrimonial finance and complex children welfare cases, Vardags is a strong choice for clients in the North West seeking family legal counsel. Featuring a wealth of in-house specialisms, including a property valuation, financial forensic, and criminal team, the group show established proficiency in pre- and post-nuptial agreements, Schedule 1 Children Act proceedings, and multi-layered financial remedy cases. Leading the practice and recently promoted Regional Managing Partner Emma Gill is an ‘absolute star’, focusing on the firm’s most extensive high value divorce mandates which involve representing a diverse range of clients including sports and media personalities on matters concerning coercive behaviour, extensive property and business assets, and international components. Head of the children department Lucy Williams is an ‘outstanding family lawyer’, routinely leading financial matters with attached issues of domestic abuse and parental alienation, while Annemarie Bradley has a broad practice that includes ‘highly complex and high net worth cases’, usually with technical cross-border components. ‘An experienced head on young shoulders‘, Reece Johnson handles a significant volume of big-ticket mandates, with notable expertise directing asset tracing and analysing complicated corporate structures. Other key names include senior associate Nikki Hale (‘a partner in the making, with intellect and skills beyond her experience‘), senior associate Kate Kempster (‘another star in the making‘),  and Gareth Curtis, who joined the practice in April 2023 from Stowe Family Law LLP.