Areas of expertise

Aaron has been with Wilkes since 1987 and has been a Partner and Head of the Family Law Team since 1996.

He has In excess of 30 year’s experience in resolving family law issues. He specilaises in providing clients with expert and bespoke advice in respect of both financial and children matters for married couples and cohabitees.

Aaron is also a trained Collaborative lawyer which means he can offer clients the option of reaching amicable settlements outside of often expensive and highly stressful court proceedings. You can find out more about Collaborative law by watching the video below.

He is a member of Resolution and was Chair of Resolution West Midlands from 2013-2016. Resolution is a national organisation of family lawyers who are committed to dealing with family law issue in a constructive and non-confrontational way. He is also a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel.

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Aaron's credentials

Divorce, settling financial matters on Divorce

Pre-nuptial, Post-nuptial and Separation Agreements

Child Arrangements


Collaborative Lawyer

Regularly pursues court cases within Divorce proceedings for married couples, under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 for co-habitees and in private law children proceedings. Has achieved early settlement of cases,  without the need to use court proceedings, including upon a collaborative basis.

Law Society Family Law Panel

Member of Resolution and member of  Resolution West Midlands Committee ( past chair of Resolution West Midlands Committee)

Birmingham Family Court Business Committee


  • Aaron Keene provided an excellent service, professional and efficient, but with great empathy and understanding. He had a real grasp of a difficult situation.

    - Mr F

  • I was extremely happy with the service I received. It was a very stressful time for me, but I am glad the case was handled by Aaron Keene who did a good job and was very professional, concise and always followed through.

    - Mr P