Ashley Palminteri


The Family Law Practice was founded by Ashley Palminteri. After qualifying in 1994, he worked in London for 10 years and has specialised in family law for most of his career. He was a Partner in a well-known London law firm, before returning to Bristol to join Burges Salmon in July 2005.

A qualified solicitor, mediator and collaborative lawyer. Ashley is a member of Resolution and is an accredited specialist in resolving “Complex and high net worth financial disputes” and “Private law children work”. In March 2019, Ashley was appointed as a Deputy District Judge of the Western Circuit.

Ashley is a former Editor of Resolution’s Guide to Cohabitation Claims and a former member of Resolution’s National Cohabitation Committee. He has also written for Legal Week and contributed to The Solicitor’s Journal.

Identified as a leader in his field and recommended by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 professional directories.

He has considerable experience across a range of finance and children matters. One impressed client said: “I felt instantly in good hands due to his confident, calm manner. He is not afraid to be assertive and is determined to fight for his client.”

He is lauded for his “personable and approachable style. His ability to be both pragmatic and calmly assertive inspires huge confidence and I cannot imagine a better lawyer.”

Ashley was elected President of Bristol Law Society in November 2012.

Please contact Ashley to discuss your situation on a free, confidential and no obligation basis.

Ashley Palminteri

0117 989 7960

07702 308635

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a rising star… with a particular interest in the emerging area of cohabitation law.

a calm, confident, knowledgeable & reassuring professional.

he thinks deeply about his cases, seeing them from all the relevant angles and making a balanced judgment.

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