Family and children

Ending relationships

Ending relationships

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:

  • getting a divorce
  • the financial process
  • arrangements for children
  • international family issues
  • domestic abuse

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 (2023), our team is described as a "breath of fresh air" and praised for their communication and "clear wealth of experience".
The Legal 500 (2023)

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 family and children solicitors by email, by telephone on +44 (0)20 3826 7520 or complete our enquiry form.

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Domestic abuse support

In the wake of domestic abuse, victims often experience vulnerability, isolation, and fear for their safety and that of their children. It's crucial for individuals to know where to seek assistance and support. We've outlined avenues for help, such as reaching out to the police, specialised charities, and utilising the court system.

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