Fiona is unflappable, readily available and gives pragmatic and client-driven advice. She is excellent at seeing the bigger picture and manages to be both robust and empathetic.Chambers and Partners 2023
Fiona Turner is a well-respected lawyer who is dependable and pleasant to deal with. Fiona is well known amongst family law professionals for her reputation.Legal 500 2023
Fiona Turner is extremely efficient and knowledgeable. I completely trusted her approach and she was very amenable and approachable.Chambers & Partners 2022
What I admired most about Fiona was the fact that she knew what she needed to do to get me the result I wanted and she did not get drawn into or allow me to get drawn into all the mud slinging that the other side tried to throw at us. She played a straight bat from the start and it completely went in our favour when it came to court.Legal 500 2022
Thank you for your pragmatism, kindness and organised handling of my divorce. I can't express enough how grateful I am. It's such a heart-breaking time and difficult to be thorough and plain thinking when you are in the thick of it. YOU have been the right amount of everything. Thank you again.Divorce Client
Fiona is by far the best family solicitor I have ever met.Anonymous client
Fiona was fantastic. Always communicated clearly and efficiently. She completely respected my views on the approach I wished to take but nonetheless gave me alternatives should I have wished to pursue them.Anonymous client
You have been outstanding and I genuinely do not know what I would have done without you especially during some very difficult days.Anonymous client
Fiona joined Weightmans' family law team in 2015 as a partner with over 20 years' experience dealing exclusively with family law issues. Having practised in London with leading and innovative family law firms before relocating to Manchester, Fiona deals with matters for clients wherever they are based — whether in the North West, London or elsewhere in the UK and abroad.
Main practice areas include pre and post marital agreements, cohabitation agreements, divorce (including international forum issues), financial settlements, child law and international relocation cases for married and unmarried clients.
Fiona and the team at Weightmans provide a bespoke, tailor-made service for each individual client. Fiona is able to offer a range of dispute resolution options as a trained mediator, collaborative lawyer and litigator and is recognised for providing strategic case management and a focused, realistic and discreet approach to clients.
Former clients include high net worth individuals, in particular wealthy landowners, media personalities (including 'A list' film and TV stars), sportsmen (including Premiership footballers and other England team sportsmen), entrepreneurs, businessmen and City lawyers.
In one matter on which Fiona was instructed, the Court of Appeal stated that they had "never seen a financial case of greater complexity".
Fiona is a member of the nationwide family law organisation Resolution, Collaborative Law Manchester, and Manchester Working Mothers in Business and chairs a number of other professional groups/events.
She is a co-author of previous editions of Resolution's Good Practice guidance and consent order precedents. She regularly writes for the national and local press and presents to other professionals on family law issues.
Fiona is recognised as a leader in her field by the legal directories and fellow professionals including wealth managers.
Fiona is part of the winning team named Family Law Firm of the Year at the LexisNexis Family Law Awards.