What We Do


We, at Passmores Solicitors in Barry and Cardiff in South Wales, offer a full range of legal services to suit your needs. Click on the relevant service below for further information.

If you have a family issue that you would prefer to resolve outside of the court, Passmores Solicitors has a sister company who can offer you mediation and collaborative law services. Find out more about ‘Passmores Family Law Dispute’.

We have also recently launched online fixed-fee packages in Divorces, Wills and Contact & Residence to help save you time and money. Find out more.

If you need legal assistance with an issue that is not covered by our website, or if you would like to find out more about any of services listed below, then please call our Barry office on 01446 721000 or our Cardiff office on 029 2066 0225. Alternatively, you can contact us online. A member of our team will be pleased to offer you advice and make an appointment for you where appropriate.

Family Services

Divorce and Dissolution

Passmores Family Department have solicitors who are accredited members of the Law Society Advanced Family Panel who will offer specialist advice in divorce or dissolution proceedings.

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Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements

If you are engaged or recently married, Passmores can help you with a pre or post-nuptial agreement to ensure fair division of both parties’ assets in the event of separation, divorce, dissolution or death.

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Domestic Violence

No one should suffer from domestic violence or emotional abuse. No matter how trapped you feel, our Solicitors can help get you out of the situation quickly and stop it from happening again.

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Collaborative Law

Collaborative Law is the process in which you and your partner and two lawyers commit to resolving matters between you, without involving the court to make decisions on your behalf. This service is provided by our sister company, Passmores Family Law Dispute.

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Separating when you are unmarried and have joint assets and property can be a difficult process. We can provide you with expert specialist advice on the best options for you.

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Living Together Agreements

Living Together Agreements set out the ownership of all assets previously owned by both parties and how you anticipate ownership of assets that you require in the future.

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Forced Marriages

Do you need help or advice dealing a forced marriage circumstance? Forced marriages are marriages in which one or both of the parties are married without his or her consent or against his or her will.

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Mediation is a process which aims to help the parties to reach an agreement in relation to the practical aspects of the break down of a relationship, without the need to go through the courts. This service is provided by our sister company, Passmores Family Law Dispute.

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Children Matters

Care Proceedings

If your child has been taken into care or it looks like this may happen then our Solicitors will be able to advise on the best course of action and start the process of bringing your family back together.
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Child Arrangement Orders

Passmores can assist you in reaching a formal agreement on who your child(ren) will live with and how much time they will spend with each parent.
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Other Services:

Child Abduction

Children cannot be taken out of the UK without certain permissions. If this has happened to your child then our Solicitors can help you bring them back.

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Making a Will

Wills are very important yet often overlooked by adults in the UK. Our Solicitors can ensure that when you’ve passed away, your property and assets end up in the right hands.

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Residential and Commercial Conveyancing

Whether you are buying, selling or re-mortgaging a property then our Solicitors will be able to assist. We offer conveyancing services for houses, flats, and commercial and industrial premises.

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Elderly Client Matters

Many of our clients are Senior Citizens and our Solicitors are used to dealing with all matters that affect the elderly, from managing finances and property matters to assisting with the bereavement of a loved one.

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Employment Law

The actions that employers may take are decided by many laws such as the European Anti Discrimination Law. Our Solicitors can advise you on your rights whether you are an employer or an employee.

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Probate and Estate Administration

During this difficult period our Solicitors can ensure the estate is divided up in accordance with the Will and help with the various administration tasks.

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Lasting Powers of Attorney

Our specialist solicitors can advise you regarding lasting powers of attorney and assist you in making appropriate application for registration to the Office of Public Guardian.

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Court of Protection

Our highly skilled team of solicitors are dedicated to looking after the welfare and financial affairs of our elderly or incapacitated clients, protecting the interests of the vulnerable members of our society.

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Public Funding (Legal Aid)

Public Funding (what used to be Legal Aid) is available to many people who need legal advice but cannot afford it. Our Solicitors can find out if you qualify and act on your behalf whether you qualify or not.

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