Tisshaws Ranked In The Legal 500

Tisshaws are delighted to have been ranked in the latest Legal 500 rankings for Family Law in the Kent Surrey & Sussex Region.


What is the Legal 500?

The Legal 500 is an independent organisation that reviews law firms and includes the very best firms in their publication which is available for anyone to view and see how a particular law firm performs and what their particular specialisms are.

The rankings are based on a series of criteria, they highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Their research is based on feedback from clients, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.


What Does The Legal 500 Say About Tisshaws?

Based in Haywards Heath, Tisshaws Family Law Solicitors handle family law matters including disputes over children and finances and work involving vulnerable clients. The practice is led by Gilva Tisshaw, who focuses on the financial aspects of divorces, and is home to a highly capable team of associates. Associate Craig Yeung Williams is particularly praised for his work on private children cases; Hana Khodabocus is also recommended.

Practice head(s):Gilva Tisshaw
Other key lawyers:Craig Yeung Williams; Hana Khodabocus



‘This is such a lovely firm. I can see why they are so busy as they offer a specialised service dealing with all family matters for clients in the South East and Sussex in particular. All the team are approachable and friendly and know their stuff. I really like them and in my experience their clients really appreciate their pragmatic, costs sensitive approach. They know their stuff and can handle any type of case – whether it’s a middle class couple with £3m of assets or a low value case. What impresses me is their service is unwaveringly good.’

‘A really good regional firm which handles complex cases. Good on both children and money work.’

‘I have previously worked with Hana Khodabocus and Lidia Farrell. They provided a faultless service.’

What It Means To Us?

Gilva Tisshaw, Managing Partner, said “We are delighted to have been included in the 2021 Legal 500 listing. The team have been recognised for their dedication, hard-work and expertise but for us, the most rewarding element is the recognition for our client care as this is always our focus and underpins our ethos at Tisshaws Family Law.”


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3 Hazelgrove Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex,
RH16 3PH

We do not have public parking at our office but there are pay and display car parks a few minutes walk away on St Joseph's Way and St Wilfred's Way, by the Tesco Express and Orchard Shopping Centre.

If you are using public transport we are a 20 minute walk from Haywards Heath train station and a short walk from a number of bus stops.

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