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Antonia Love

Partner

Antonia joined Farleys in 1996. She became a Partner in 2003 and is Head of the Family Law Department, dealing with all aspects of marriage and family breakdown.

She specialises in complex financial work involving high net worth individuals, business owners, media and sports personalities, locally, nationally and internationally.  In addition, she deals with private and public law work regarding children.

Antonia was named ‘Partner of the Year’ at the National Family Law Awards ;  is a Lancashire and Cumbria Resolution Committee member – representing family law lawyers across the two counties, and also sits on the Blackburn Incorporated Law Association Committee which represents solicitors from Blackburn, Accrington, Darwen, and the Ribble Valley.

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What people say about Antonia

“Antonia’s deep knowledge, expertise and superb interpersonal skills” was the most satisfying aspect of our service.

Mr J - Divorce Client

2018-07-05T16:23:59+01:00

Mr J - Divorce Client

“Antonia’s deep knowledge, expertise and superb interpersonal skills” was the most satisfying aspect of our service.
"From my initial case consultation I was given hope and confidence that I would be able to get out of my toxic marriage. The advice and reassurance given empowered me to get divorced. Antonia Love was there at time of crisis and an outstanding strategists at keeping the big picture. I would not be where I am today without Antonia and the Family Law team. Many many thanks."

- Ms W, Divorce & Family Law Client

2020-11-18T11:57:36+00:00

- Ms W, Divorce & Family Law Client

"From my initial case consultation I was given hope and confidence that I would be able to get out of my toxic marriage. The advice and reassurance given empowered me to get divorced. Antonia Love was there at time of crisis and an outstanding strategists at keeping the big picture. I would not be where I am today without Antonia and the Family Law team. Many many thanks."
"Antonia Love has excellent people skills and is comfortable with reams of paperwork."

- Legal 500 2023

2022-10-13T17:02:20+01:00

- Legal 500 2023

"Antonia Love has excellent people skills and is comfortable with reams of paperwork."
Stands out as a key player, with key strengths in her knowledge of the law and ability to give realistic advice to her clients.”

- Chambers and Partners, 2016

2022-10-14T09:40:10+01:00

- Chambers and Partners, 2016

“Stands out as a key player, with key strengths in her knowledge of the law and ability to give realistic advice to her clients.”
“Tenacious, highly respected by her clients, professional and the most caring individual you could ever work with.” 

– Chambers and Partners 2018

2022-10-14T09:40:54+01:00

– Chambers and Partners 2018

“Tenacious, highly respected by her clients, professional and the most caring individual you could ever work with.” 
“Antonia Love is ‘really caring, commercially minded, pragmatic and excellent at putting herself in her clients’ shoes’.” 

– Legal 500 Guide 2017

2022-10-14T09:41:42+01:00

– Legal 500 Guide 2017

“Antonia Love is ‘really caring, commercially minded, pragmatic and excellent at putting herself in her clients’ shoes’.” 
The ‘sensible and commercial’ Antonia Love ‘really knows her stuff’.”

– Legal 500 Guide 2019

2022-10-14T09:42:26+01:00

– Legal 500 Guide 2019

“The ‘sensible and commercial’ Antonia Love ‘really knows her stuff’.”
“No one like Antonia Love! She is confident, assertive, yet very thoughtful of details and compassionate. During the most stressful time of life she is there to get you though and makes it easy on you.”

– Legal 500 Guide 2022

2022-10-14T09:43:48+01:00

– Legal 500 Guide 2022

“No one like Antonia Love! She is confident, assertive, yet very thoughtful of details and compassionate. During the most stressful time of life she is there to get you though and makes it easy on you.”
"I cannot say enough about Antonia Love, from the first meeting I had with her she made me feel relaxed and I could talk to her freely. Every meeting we had Antonia was very professional and help me get my confidence back after a long while."

- Legal 500 2023

2023-10-23T11:53:52+01:00

- Legal 500 2023

"I cannot say enough about Antonia Love, from the first meeting I had with her she made me feel relaxed and I could talk to her freely. Every meeting we had Antonia was very professional and help me get my confidence back after a long while."
"Partner Antonia Love provided an exceptional service during a very difficult divorce. She was very approachable, extremely knowledgeable and worked hard to get the best outcome for me."

- Legal 500 2023

2023-10-23T11:55:06+01:00

- Legal 500 2023

"Partner Antonia Love provided an exceptional service during a very difficult divorce. She was very approachable, extremely knowledgeable and worked hard to get the best outcome for me."
"The child law team is headed by Ian Brunt who is a highly experienced and respected solicitor known for his work on behalf of children and parents. Antonia Love heads the divorce team. She is very well regarded for her sensitive yet pragmatic advice intended to keep cost down whilst obtaining excellent results for her clients"

- Legal 500 2023

2023-10-23T11:57:42+01:00

- Legal 500 2023

"The child law team is headed by Ian Brunt who is a highly experienced and respected solicitor known for his work on behalf of children and parents. Antonia Love heads the divorce team. She is very well regarded for her sensitive yet pragmatic advice intended to keep cost down whilst obtaining excellent results for her clients"

Professional Memberships

Antonia is a member of Resolution; a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel; Child Concern and the Association of Lawyers for Children.

Accreditations

The Legal 500 – The Clients Guide to Law Firms

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