Family law solicitors


Family and children

We are a top-ranked UK children and family law team committed to achieving the best for you – tackling local, national and international issues, reducing conflict and offering legal advice.

Family law work takes many forms and has become increasingly complex but, whatever the issues you are facing, we never lose sight of the fact that every situation is different and that what you need from us is an understanding of your personal concerns and objectives. 

We’re committed to reducing conflict wherever we can and to overcoming even the most difficult challenges. With our ability to call on expertise from colleagues in other disciplines across our firm, we'll help you find a way through whatever you’re facing so that you can look to the future with real confidence.

Our lawyers

Our nationally renowned team of dedicated family lawyers get to understand you and the issues you face. We then help resolve your issues in the way that suits you best. 

Our experience

We have a wealth of experience dealing with the more complex family law issues. Our expertise includes advising and representing people on: 

  • Divorce and separation
  • Wealth protection including pre-nups
  • Cohabitation
  • Family and children arrangements
  • Surrogacy
  • Business interests
  • Trusts
  • Pension sharing
  • International family law 

We've been involved in ground-breaking cases where established legal principles have been challenged. You can be completely confident about and rely on our knowledge of the law and ability to advise you on how it applies to your specific circumstances.

But that’s not what makes us different. What sets us apart is our approach: the way we listen to and work with you to find the best way forward. We recognise that there’s nearly always a wider picture. That’s why all of our family lawyers are members of the national family justice organisation, Resolution, which promotes a constructive and cost-effective approach to family law issues. And that’s why we have experts qualified and able to act as mediators, collaborative practitioners, arbitrators and parenting coordinators. It is this experience and approach that makes us stand out from the crowd.

Our clients

We have experience working with people from a wide range of backgrounds including:

  • Business owners, entrepreneurs and their partners
  • International families
  • Professional and family trustees
  • Farming families
  • Sports people 
  • People with a high profile in the entertainment industry and their partners
  • Medical professionals
  • Senior management and other professionals and their partners

Legal resources you may find useful
Our family and children blog with information on all aspects of family law. 
Our dedicated site for divorcing couples provides a wealth of information to help support your family and children through separation and divorce.
For the latest information on all aspects of family law including divorce and separation, mediation, children and co-parenting advice, plus the latest vlogs from @FamilyLawVlogger 
Our innovative site aimed at unmarried couples provides a wide range of free advice from buying a property together to dealing with separation.
A site created to provide information about parenting coordination and cooperative parenting.

Did you know?

Top rated

We are consistently top-ranked in the legal directories with individual accolades for many of our lawyers. 

Shaping the law

Representing family justice organisation Resolution in Owens v Owens, Representing a party in the recent Court of Appeal case of H-N And Others (Children) (Domestic Abuse: Finding of Fact Hearings) (Rev 2) [2021] EWCA Civ 448 in which the court set out how the court should manage cases in which domestic abuse is in issue.

Winners of Legal Week's Marketing Innovation Award 2019

We won this prestigious award for our pioneering website, the first dedicated online resource for unmarried couples. 

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