Sally Ward > Mullis & Peake LLP > Romford, England > Lawyer Profile

Mullis & Peake LLP

Work Department

Family Department


Head of the Family team at Mullis & Peake LLP Solicitors specialising in family law


Sally qualified as a solicitor in 1994 and has always specialised in family law. She deals with all aspects of family law and has dealt with a wide range of financial and children matters throughout her career including:

  • Financial settlements involving pensions, family trusts, family business, property portfolios, foreign assets
  • Prenuptial and separation agreements
  • Cohabitee claims for property and financial claims for children
  • Disputes over arrangements for children where there has been domestic, drug or alcohol  abuse, parental alienation, removal or relocation either in this country or abroad

She likes to work with clients listening to what they wish to achieve and advising them without using legal jargon so that they have a realistic understanding of the law and can make the right decisions for themselves and their family. She is empathetic and persistent in supporting clients to achieve the best outcome they can, avoiding unwelcome and costly court proceedings whenever possible. Sally’s interest in looking at all the alternatives for resolving matters includes using professional from outside the legal professions and she is in regular contact with professionals such as mediators, financial advisers and counsellors.


Sally is a member of Resolution and she is collaboratively trained.


Sally enjoys yoga and playing tennis.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Essex

Sally Ward now leads the primarily Romford-based team at Mullis & Peake LLP after joining the practice in 2021, replacing Roisin McCorry. She is well supported by mediator and arbitrator Jessica Thrower, who is ‘particularly skilled in private children law disputes‘ at associate level. The group is well known for representing clients in complex child arrangements and financial matters.