At Russell-Cooke our London and Surrey divorce and separation solicitors will advise on all aspects of relationship breakdown and can help you sort out finances, property and arrangements in respect of your children.

Our divorce and separation solicitors have considerable experience in all areas of the law relating to marriage and separation including annulment, judicial separation and can also advise on all financial aspects of separation and domestic abuse.

Our specialist family law solicitors can advise you on:

Our family law solicitors can also advise on international aspects such as:

  • the recognition and regulation of foreign marriages and religious marriages, particularly Islamic marriages
  • deciding when and whether to instigate divorce proceedings in this country if you have connections to another country
  • instigating or defending claims that your divorce should take place in this country

All our family law solicitors are members of Resolution and are committed to taking a non-confrontational approach. We always look to achieve the best possible outcome for you, whilst ensuring that the family's interests are considered as a priority.

Ranked in Tier 1 for family mediation by The Legal 500 (2022), our "broad and experienced team" is "one of the best if not the best in terms of efficiency and reliability." Our experts are "efficient, cost-effective and highly knowledgeable."

If you would like to speak with a member of the team you can contact our family law solicitors; Holborn office 020 3826 7526; Kingston office 020 3826 7527 or Putney office 020 3826 7520 or complete our enquiry form.

Our hourly rates are competitive, offering value for money.

We offer a range of costs packages including some fixed fees and we will discuss whether these are appropriate for your case when you call us.

Charges are usually based on our hourly rates plus administrative charges and disbursements. We will provide you with an initial estimate of your likely legal costs and will update this as your requirements or the circumstances of the work change.

Relate – advice about relationship difficulties

Relate is working to promote health, respect and justice in couple and family relationships. As the country’s largest provider of relationship support, every year we help 150,000 people of all ages at a national network of 77 Centres working at 600 locations as well as by phone, online and via SMS text. Our services include relationship counselling for individuals and couples; family counselling; counselling for children and young people; and sex therapy. We also provide friendly and informal workshops for people at important life stages. Relate campaigns to see relationship support for children, adults and families at the heart of the social justice agenda. We are also the lead agency of the Kids in the Middle coalition, a group of national charities and agony aunts campaigning for better services for separating parents and their children.


Resolution (formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association) is an association of family solicitors committed to promoting a non-confrontational approach to conflict resolution.