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Mary McEvoy

Mary McEvoy

Partner and Head of Divorce and Family Law and Notary Public

Career History

I graduated from Warwick University and joined in 1981 as a newly qualified solicitor and became a partner in 1984.  Since joining Neves in 1981, I have specialised in divorce and family law and I am also a trained Collaborative Lawyer.  I am a member of the Law Society's Family Law Panel and a member of Resolution.  I am also a Notary Public.

Recent Cases

The range of issues dealt with in family law is very wide and my experience includes, but is not confined to:

  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Divorce and Dissolution of Civil Partnerships
  • Residence and Contact
  • Adoption
  • Special Guardianship
  • Inheritance Act proceedings
  • Children Act proceedings relating to property
  • Disputes between former cohabitees
  • Injunctions

I am also a Notary Public. Please visit the Notarial page for more information.

What makes me human

I recently retired from serving for 8 years as a school governor and am regaining my life by enjoying more frequent trips to the theatre, concerts and talks as well as catching up on books I have missed and spending more time with my husband. I am hoping my garden will benefit from more loving attention. I am a failed bridge player.

Latest posts

What to Avoid and How to Avoid it. 

It is natural that where a marriage has broken down, there is usually at least one party feeling angry, sad, disappointed, or a mixture of all of those things. It is therefore very easy for a divorce (and any asso…

Thank you very much for handling my case so well and with sensitivity. I really appreciate your advice.