Rachael Burley LL.B (Hons)

Direct Dial: 01226 210 000 | E-mail: rburley@mkbsolicitors.co.uk

Rachael is a Senior Family Law Solicitor in our Family Department and has been with us since March 2019. In August 2023 Rachel became a Partner in the firm. She has practiced in South Yorkshire since she qualified as a Solicitor in 2006.

Rachael specialises in all aspects of matrimonial law including:

  • Children issues;
  • Social Services involvement;
  • Divorce/separation;
  • Domestic abuse/injunctions;
  • Financial and property settlements;
  • Pensions;
  • Separation agreements;
  • Unmarried couple disputes;
  • Child arrangement orders;
  • Parental responsibility;
  • Special guardianship.

Rachael holds The Law Society Family Law Accreditation and has done so since 2013.

Rachael is also a member of Resolution, which promotes dealing with family law issues in a constructive way and focusing upon the needs of any children involved.

Out of work, Rachael is a keen runner and in 2018 undertook the Yorkshire Marathon Challenge and completed the Sheffield and Leeds Half Marathons and Yorkshire full Marathon, raising money for Neurocare. Rachael also enjoys spending time with her family and is a mum to two daughters.


“I can’t thankyou enough for sticking by me and giving me the support you have…If I’m needing a solicitor anytime again I will be definitely coming back. I’ll be recommending yourself to family and friends for sure. Thank you from the bottom of my heart” – April 2019 

“A big thank you for all your help. You made a very difficult day bearable. We really appreciate it”. 

“Thank you for all the work and time involved in sorting my divorce, even though it was my choice, it was a horrible experience, Rachael, you are not a stuffy Solicitor and you never made me feel stupid! So thank you very much” 

“Just to say thank you for all your help at such a difficult and sad time for me and my family. Not only were you helpful and professional, but you also kind, caring and sensitive”