Many people now have connections abroad and this can lead to a whole range of complex legal issues following the breakdown of a relationship.
Our family team are experienced in dealing with all types of international matters following divorce and separation including jurisdictional issues, disputes relating to children, multi-jurisdictional financial arrangements, the treatment of Trusts on divorce and international adoption, surrogacy and fertility issues.
Not only are our lawyers experienced in handling international matters but we are also a member of MSI, a global alliance of lawyers and accountants, allowing us to arrange expert foreign legal advice quickly and efficiently.
Latest Family Law blogs
A heterosexual couple have lost their Court of Appeal battle to enter into a civil partnership rather than a marriage.
Arbitrations can be used in a family context to resolve financial or property disputes arising from divorce/separation, the breakdown of civil partnerships, co-habitation disputes and some child-related issues arising from family relationships.
Children in Need is an opportunity to remind separating parents of the importance of prioritising children during what is often a very difficult time in their young lives
Once upon a time….in a court which now seems far away…a “for life” spousal maintenance award was not an unusual occurrence. A spouse, divorcing after a medium to long marriage, who had not worked and instead had focused on raising children, would have been likely to receive ongoing financial maintenance from their former spouse until their remarriage (if applicable) or death.