Don Bird

Senior Partner & Head of Family Law

Areas of specialism: Finance and Property, Divorce

Customer testimonials

  • Professional, courteous, supportive, timely, helpful and respectful in difficult circumstances. A huge thank you to Don, an excellent ambassador for Atherton Godfrey.

  • Your support got me through the darkest and most difficult time of my life. You made me feel relaxed and at ease throughout all the court appearances and always kept me informed and updated. I am just glad that I chose the right solicitor.

  • Your support and understanding has been amazing during the last year.  I don’t think there is anyone better in the legal profession.  Thank you.

  • Very pleased all round so will recommend

  • Had good rapport. Was very professional – he was genuinely, but fairly, in my court

  • Don Bird was an excellent solicitor, I will definitely recommend him to friends and family

  • Effective, efficient and professional service

  • Thank you for your prompt and efficient service regarding my divorce matters

  • All staff, from reception to Mr Bird, were fantastic and made me feel at ease in my situation. I would definitely recommend Mr Don Bird

Don qualified as a solicitor in 1980 and joined Atherton Godfrey the same year, becoming a partner in 1981 and senior partner in 2014.

He is head of the Family Department, specialising in divorce and separation, including finance and property. Don is also managing partner and the firm’s compliance officer

He, like other members of the family department, is a member of Resolution, committed to a clear and constructive approach to resolving family and matrimonial legal issues.

In his spare time Don likes to keep fit by walking and going to the gym, and enjoys photography and gardening

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