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Civil Partnership & Same Sex Marriage

We deal with all aspects of divorce and judicial separation for same sex marriage and dissolution of a civil partnership. We advise on entering into pre-nuptial agreements, finances and arrangements for children on the breakdown of the relationship. For same sex couples considering entering into cohabitation, we provide advice on and prepare civil partnership agreements dealing with all financial matters including pensions, offshore trusts and company structures. In the event that you are considering the dissolution of your civil partnership we can advise on the options for you and any children.

Finances & Assets After Separation

We deal with all financial aspects arising from the breakdown of a relationship including tracing hidden assets, asset freezing, offshore companies and trusts, family or business assets, pension issues, variation of maintenance orders and enforceability of foreign orders. We have the expertise to deal with emergency applications in freezing assets or securing interim financial provision where necessary.

Divorce & Separation Law

We deal with all aspects of divorce and judicial separation including foreign marriages, tracing hidden assets, asset freezing, offshore companies and trusts, family or business assets, pension issues, variation of maintenance orders and enforceability of foreign orders. We have the expertise to deal with emergency applications in freezing assets or securing interim financial provision where necessary. Pre-nuptial Agreements, the subject of recent high profile cases are becoming increasingly attractive when considering asset protection. We advise on and draft these agreements.

International Family Law

The firm deals with all aspects of International Family Law including cross-boundary disputes, divorce in competing jurisdictions, financial settlements involving assets abroad and international relocation of children. We have a network of family lawyers in different jurisdictions throughout the world with whom we work closely should it be necessary to obtain documents in those jurisdictions, commence proceedings or obtain specialist advice. We also work closely with accountants and tax specialists to consider client’s positions in different jurisdictions. Our cases involve matters with complex issues with an international element in jurisdictions as diverse as South Africa, Iraq, Jordan, Russia, Australia, India…

Cohabitation

We deal with all matters relating to cohabitation (living together) including agreements which can be entered into before and after cohabitation and which provide contractual certainty regarding financial matters. There have been recent changes in the law in this area and we can provide you with advice as to how best to protect your financial interests. Where there is a dispute as to property, we advise on the best way forward for you. We can also advise if there are disputes involving arrangements for children and their financial support including school fees if appropriate.