Firm profile submitted by Family Law in Partnership LTD
THE FIRM Based in Central London, this award winning team of specialist family lawyers, arbitrators, mediators and counsellors offers excellence across all aspects of family law with a distinctive, client-centred approach. The firm has a wide-ranging client base, covering both domestic and international clients from all walks of life.
Family Law in Partnership is widely recognised as one of the country’s leading family law practices. The firm was the first to bring together lawyers, mediators and counsellors in a holistic approach to the resolution of relationship issues. Although known for its constructive and conciliatory approach to family law, Family Law in Partnership is highly effective in litigation and has acted on numerous ground-breaking cases. The firm uses its depth and breadth of expertise to provide solutions that are entirely client focused.
Family Law in Partnership has close relationships with a network of trusted advisers both at home and abroad to ensure it offers real depth and breadth of knowledge. The firm is represented on a wide range of national and international family law associations including the International Academy of Family Lawyers and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Through its work with third-party agencies and the government, Family Law in Partnership continually seeks to find better ways to help clients navigate the divorce and separation process. The experience gained and contacts fostered as a result of the firm’s involvement with these organisations are used for the benefit of each and every client.
Family Law in Partnership’s comprehensive family practice offers clients a unique blend of specialist family law advice complemented by a range of family support services, including counselling and parenting classes. At the heart of everything that the firm does is a desire to use the depth and breadth of its expertise to provide tailored solutions which deliver the very best outcome for clients.
Number of partners 8
Number of assistants 5
Number of other fee-earners 6
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Family Law in Partnership offers expertise of the highest quality across all areas of family law. The firm’s lawyers regularly advise on cases involving financial complexity including those with an international dimension, hidden assets, family companies and complex trust structures. The firm is highly regarded for its experience in advising parents on issues concerning their children, particularly removal from the jurisdiction, same sex parenting and surrogacy. Family Law in Partnership’s lawyers have considerable expertise in advising on pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and pre- and postcivil partnership agreements for both domestic and international clients.
Family Law in Partnership’s expertise in acting for cohabitants and civil partners on issues such as financial claims, children matters and relationship agreements is second to none.
Family Law in Partnership has market leading mediators, collaborative lawyers and arbitrators and offers clients a range of process options including robust litigation, solicitor led negotiation, collaborative law, mediation and arbitration. The firm works carefully with its clients to select the process best suited to their needs. Family Law in Partnership’s expertise in out of court settlement options can provide clients, in particular those in the public eye, with privacy and discretion in dealing with the sensitive issues they face.