Family and children


Children law

We offer expert advice on a broad range of issues affecting children. We can help you sort out arrangements for your children when a relationship breaks down.

We can also help reach a resolution where one parent is seeking to relocate with children, either overseas or within the UK, and we regularly represent parents involved in child abduction proceedings. In addition we have expert knowledge to advise on issues related to assisted reproduction, surrogacy and adoption.

Our specialist family solicitors can advise you on:

  • child abduction
  • adoption
  • care proceedings
  • arrangements for children
  • creating families: surrogacy, assisted reproduction
  • education

All of our solicitors are members of Resolution, and our children law team are also members of the Association of Lawyers for Children and the Law Society Children Panel.

unparalleled insight into education law matters and the practical realities of SEND in school and how these issues impact home life.
The Legal 500 (2023)
The Legal 500 (2023) describes our practice as having "unparalleled insight into education law matters and the practical realities of SEND in school and how these issues impact home life."
Our team is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers UK (2023). Chambers praises the team's responsiveness and "dependable and knowledgeable children law practice".

Charging information

Our hourly rates are competitive, offering value for money. 

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.

Get in touch

If you would like to speak with a member of the team you can contact our children law solicitors by email, by telephone on +44 (0)20 3826 7528 or complete our enquiry form.

Russell-Cooke is excellent and provides very good support.
Chambers UK (2024)

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