Family Law

Our Family Department handles all aspects of family law and our experienced Lawyers will work with you to avoid lengthy, costly and emotionally draining court cases wherever possible.

We can assist with:

Parental Alienation



Financial issues arising from family breakdown

Children issues arising from family breakdown

Cohabitation agreements and disputes

Pre-nuptial agreements


Child Abduction

Termination of Parental Responsibility

Medical treatment for children

Recognition of foreign adoptions

Children’s Arbitration


Deprivation of Liberty

Lawyers in focus

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Joanna Abrahams – Head of Family Law

Joanna qualifed as a solicitor in 2000 and has a strong background in family law.

She has been on the recommended list of solicitors for the International Child and Contact Unit ( known as the Child Abduction Unit) since qualification and has demonstrated her thorough knowledge of International and domestic children law via her strong negotiation and advocacy skills.

She is also an accredited member of Resolution ( formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association) specialising in children and child abduction. She is, in addition, a Law Society Family Panel member.

Joanna regularly appears on BBC 3 Counties Radio as their in house expert to take phone in’s and to offer generic advice to callers.

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“Thank you so much for all your help over a rather long time! I’ve always found you to be professional but kind, with a brilliantly speedy response time, and above all, particularly at the beginning of our association, patient with my emotional state and the many silly questions which came out of it.”

"I have been very pleased with your help in this matter and found your advice very helpful and reassuring. I would not hesitate to recommend you or use you again but hopefully I won't have to!"...