Mei-Ling McNab > Brachers > Maidstone, England > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Family law


Partner and Head of Family


Mei-Ling joined the Family team at Brachers in 2013, which she co-heads with Mark Leeson. Prior to joining, she was at a central London niche practice since 2001 specialising in family law. Mei-Ling is highly regarded for her ability to deal with her cases in a proactive, passionate and decisive manner.

Mei-Ling understands the sensitivities in family law matters. Mei-Ling affords meticulous attention to all her cases and has many years’ experience dealing with often complex and high value cases, whilst at the same time keeping in mind sensible ways of settling her cases outside of the court process.

Mei-Ling has been interviewed on both Sky News and Channel 5 News discussing pre-nuptial agreements and family law issues and has published a number of articles in professional publications.

Qualifying as a collaborative family lawyer in 2018, Mei-Ling continues to support her clients with a range of dispute resolution options.

Mei-Ling specialises in:

  • Divorce and financial proceedings including mid-high net worth financial claims
  • Private children matters, including complex International Child Arrangement disputes and applications to relocate out of the jurisdiction
  • Disputes following the breakdown of co-habitation as well as co-habitation and separation agreements
  • Preparing and advising on pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • Domestic abuse cases and injunctive relief


Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

(Leading individuals)

Mei-Ling McNab – Brachers

Offering clients the full range of dispute resolution assistance and advice in areas of specialism such as high-value matrimonial, children and international relocation cases and pre and post-nuptial agreements, Brachers’ family department, spread across Maidstone and Canterbury, is ‘extremely knowledgeable and efficient’. ‘Confident advocate’ Mark Leeson co-heads the practice with Mei-Ling McNab, offering experience in matrimonial finance, children and cohabitee disputes and mediation proceedings. McNab, who is a ‘highly intelligent’ and ‘excellent collaborative lawyer’, leads on many matters including Children Act proceedings as well as marital disputes in the agricultural and business sectors.