Aitken Harter Solicitors

Family Law Solicitors and Mediators

Solicitors for Islington, Harringey, Kings Cross, Holloway, Hampstead and the surrounding areas

We are relocating on a temporary basis whilst our office is being refurbished.

Our postal address remains 398 Caledonian Road, Islington, London, N1 1DN and we can be contacted on 020 7607 5768.

In the interim, please contact us by email and

Coronavirus update
  • We remain open for business and are here to support you during these challenging times. We can be contacted initially by telephone 020 7607 5768 or email.
  • We continue to hold meetings using video conferencing with both new and existing clients.
  • All our Mediation meetings are currently conducted virtually by video conferencing.
We are a small but perfectly formed niche practice which offers high quality legal services at competitive rates. We pride ourselves on our personal service and aim to take the very best care of you.

We are based in Islington and within easy travelling distance of the mainline stations of Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston, which means that our specialist lawyers are available to both our London based clients and those who live further afield.

Our aim is to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients with the minimum of fuss. We will provide an honest appraisal of your case and a practical plan for the future. We are easy to contact and pride ourselves on offering continuity of representation throughout your matter. We will offer clarity on cost both at the outset and during the course of your matter.

You will find us friendly, down to earth, enthusiastic and interested. Our specialist family and mediation team is led by an experienced, approachable, committed individual who will give her utmost to your matter.

Please Note

We no longer accept instructions for criminal defence work as of 31 March 2021. We have been unable to reconcile our passion for that work with the funding for undertaking the same under the Legal Aid Scheme.

We are not members of The Document Exchange. Hard copies of  letters and documents must therefore be sent to us by post.

Aitken Harter Solicitors, 398 Caledonain Rd, LondonN1 1DN

020 7607 5768

Our offices at 398 Caledonian Road
London N1 1DN are temporarily closed.

5.0 ★★★★★ rating

"On a scale of 1 to 5, Aitken Harter gets a 10! My solicitor, Patricia MacAvock handled my divorce with professionalism, speed and compassion. Because of her, both stress and expense were kept to an absolute minimum. She is a gem!"

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5.0 ★★★★★ rating

"I just want to say thank you for the highly professional support I received from Louise during the worst thing I have had to encounter.
No fluffing things up, straight talking, absolutely fantastic."

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Aitken Harter Solicitors provides legal services in and around North London

We are a highly experienced team specialising in all aspects of family law including mediation.  If you would like more information or would like to find out about costs, give us a call, email us. Do not call into our office on Caledonian Road as is being refurbished and is inaccessible at present

Family Lawyers based in Islingston

Family lawyers

We are experts in all aspects of family law:
- Separation & divorce
- Cohabitation & civil partnerships
- Children
- Child protection
- Protection against domestic violence
Call us in confidence 020 7607 5768.

North London based Mediation provider

Mediation specialist

Patricia MacAvock is a Resolution member and trained with them as a mediator. She is an accredited mediator.

If you have decided to separate or divorce and want to seek agreement without the trauma and cost of going to court then contact us on 020 7607 5768 to make an appointment or call in at our offices.

London based solicitors

London based

Our clients come from all over London. We are particularly well placed for residents and people working in and around North London.

Call us on 020 7607 5768 and we can advise you of the best course of action and the likely costs.