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Mediation Services

Do you want to agree the arrangements for children and finances with your former partner but find it hard to speak with them constructively? Mediation provides professional help and a structured framework for your discussions to move forward. It is usually completed in 3 to 5 sessions. We aim to provide a flexible environment to allow you to achieve a tailored solution. Our mediators are neutral. Although they are solicitors they cannot give legal advice...
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Collaborative Law

Couples who choose the collaborative approach want skilled help from their solicitors throughout the process. Collaborative law involves working with your lawyers to find the best answers for your family as you each go your separate ways. You need to accept the commitments A real determination that you will reach a solution together and that you will not allow a Judge to decide your family’s future in the courtroom. A real willingness to disclose information...
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Domestic Violence

We always respond quickly to urgent situations. Our solicitors respond quickly to requests for help in cases of domestic violence and harassment. We always prioritise domestic violence cases. It may be physical, sexual or psychological. It may be inflicted by anyone with whom you are or have been in a domestic relationship – for example your spouse, partner or child. We will apply for an emergency Court Order preventing your abuser from coming near you. We...
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Child Arrangement

Resolving the children’s care arrangements are the most dramatic part of a separation or divorce and vary from case to case. If your relationship has broken down we will work with you to achieve the best arrangements for your children. Whether you are currently going through a divorce or separation, or if you have recently been separated, our team of child specialists will work with you to find an arrangement which serves your child’s needs...
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Overseas Clients

Are you resident overseas? If the Courts of England and Wales have jurisdiction over your family problem we offer a complete service. If your lawyer abroad needs help with a particular aspect of your case in England we can work with them. Getting in touch We welcome your phone call or email and contacting us does not commit you to using our services : +44 207-629-9905.