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Family Breakdown

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 Law 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.

Chambers And Partners UK 2018

Chambers and Partners UK 2018 Leading firm

What the team is known for Much admired for children work with specialisms in contact and residence disputes. Also active on complex financial remedy cases. Advises on prenuptial agreements and same-sex couple disputes. Increasingly prominent presence in alternative dispute resolution via collaborative law and mediation.

Strengths Sources say: “The team as a whole has been outstanding. There has always been someone available to help me.”

The Legal 500 UK

Legal 500 Leading Firm uk 2017
Lester Aldridge LLP is ‘one of the top firms in Bournemouth’, with, according to one client, an overall level of service provided and calibre of team that ‘remains unrivalled’ and a client base and level of expertise that ‘is comparable to that of a central London specialist family practice’.

Latest Family Law blogs

no-fault divorce
Feb
2019

The government has announced its commitment to a reform of divorce law, introducing no-fault divorce which hopes to remove the painful battles that couples often face when divorcing. Read the full story here.

Prenups
Feb
2019

Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to get engaged, but what else should be considered ahead of the big day on top of the venue, photographer and cake? A prenuptial agreement (prenup)?

Meet the Family Law Team

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