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Family Beginnings

Family Beginnings

Starting your family is an exciting time for all of you involved. If you’re creating a family in a more progressive way you have the additional worry of the legal implications to deal with at a time when you would rather be focussed on your impending arrival.

Depending on which route you take, our specialist team can advise you on the necessary legalities concerning the following options:

Our extensive experience in dealing with international adoption, surrogacy and fertility issues means that whatever your circumstances, we’re here to help remove the additional stress and guide you every step of the way when creating your new family.

Also, as members of the MSI – a global alliance of lawyers and accountants – we can ensure you have the appropriate legal advice you may need abroad also.

Chambers And Partners UK 2017

Team Ranked In Chambers 2017
“The firm always appear to be very proactive, quick to come back to any points and respond.”


“I can’t fault the team. They were always willing to help, returned calls and passed messages on without delay.”

The Legal 500 UK

Lester Aldridge LLP acts in international children disputes and advises on prenuptial agreements, trusts and cohabitation agreements. Mediator Jane Porter ‘stretches and inspires her team to the client’s benefit’.

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