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Our Family Law department offers expertise in the following areas:

  • Divorce

  • Judicial Separation and annulment

  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements

  • Financial separation following Divorce

  • Cohabitee Disputes

  • Residence and Contact Orders

  • Wardship and Adoption Applications

  • Parental Responsibility Agreements

  • Prohibited Steps Orders and Specific Issue Applications

  • Domestic Violence Injunctions and Occupation Orders including
    those matters involving coercive control with fact find hearings.

  • Care Proceedings

  • Child abduction issues

  • Claims for children under s.15 of the Children Act 1989


We have a particular interest in Public Law Children Act proceedings especially in areas of Placement Order Applications , Special Guardianship Orders and placement breakdown issues. 

To find out whether you are eligible for Legal Aid in relation to your Family matter please feel free to contact us or visit the following link to self-assess your eligibility:

Privately Funded Work

In the event that you are not eligible for Legal Aid we offer very competitive rates for those clients paying themselves, we can cap or agree fixed rates to suit your needs

Publicly Funded Work

Public Law Care Proceedings

Our Family Law department cover areas Public Law Orders involving the Local Authority. This includes, applications for Care Orders and Supervision Orders, Emergency Protection Orders, Voluntary (section 20) Placements, Secure Accommodation Orders, Special Guardianship Applications, Adoption and contact with a child in the care of a Local Authority. We are able to offer non-means tested Legal Aid to a parent or a person with parental responsibility for a child who is subject to such proceedings. We also regularly represent children through their Children’s Guardian in Care Proceedings. Where appropriate we can also seek public funding for other parties either involved or seeking to be involved in Care Proceedings.

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