Supporting you through difficult family times



Fotoulla Menikou

Specialist family law solicitor offering a refreshing,
client-centred approach to family law and an unrivalled level of service.

Welcome, my name is Fotoulla. My formal biography is below but let me tell you what you really want to know.

Why work with me?

I am a self-employed, specialist family law solicitor. My legal services are offered through a regulated law firm, Excello Law. The firm is Law Society registered and has professional indemnity insurance in place to protect your interests.

As I am self-employed, I do not have any billing targets to meet. I work with a select number of clients at any given time and always work under capacity. This enables me to provide an unrivalled level of service, simply unavailable from traditional law firms. Rest assured that I will never take on additional cases if doing so would negatively impact on service levels for existing clients.

Handling your own case?

I regularly assist litigants in person and also offer educational services and courses, teaching people how to successfully manage their own cases. These courses do not constitute one to one legal advice and are outside of the regulatory solicitor framework. The courses are operated through The Friendly Family Lawyer Ltd. They are offered to provide general support to individuals who cannot afford to instruct a solicitor to act for them.

Formal Biography

As a specialist family law solicitor, Fotoulla advises on all aspects of private family law matters.  She has worked in the legal profession for over twenty years' and is the former family law partner of an Essex based firm, where she headed up the firm's family law department. Fotoulla also has a strong background in the financial services sector. This aides her in dealing with the often complex financial aspects of divorce and separation.

What her peers say:

"Fotoulla’s strength is her effectiveness as a communicator and her ability to build a rapport with clients, quickly earning their trust." She is often commended for her ability to get to the heart of the matter, providing clear and pragmatic advice to clients.

"Fotoulla is extremely passionate about the work she undertakes. She is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for clients whilst preserving vital family relationships. She adopts a sensitive approach to cases, but is not afraid to take firm and decisive action where necessary."

"The wellbeing of her clients is of paramount importance to Fotoulla. She is wholeheartedly committed to ensuring they are fully supported, guiding them through every aspect of their matter."

When I’m not working

I can usually be found with my own family, which includes theses guys.






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