Instructions in all aspects of public law work are accepted on behalf of children, parents and local authorities. Private law work includes contact, residence and injunctions.

Several of our family law barristers deal predominantly with cohabitation disputes, TOLATA applications and civil partnerships, as well as financial ancillary relief cases. There is a high level of expertise in both child abduction and human rights work. 

Matrimonial finance

Cohabitation / TOLATA disputes

Public law children work

Private law children work

Human Right Act applications

International Law cases

Judicial Review

Child Abduction


The Family Team is regarded as a strong and highly experienced group of practitioners with all round ability in all courts dealing with family cases.

  • Contact Orders
  • Care Orders
  • Supervision Orders
  • Adoption
  • Special Guardianship
  • Residence Orders
  • Prohibited Steps Orders
  • Specific Issue Orders
  • Non-Molestation Orders/Injunctions
  • Ancillary Relief
  • TOLATA Applications