Family & divorce issues

This firm is among the best known names in family law.  Sources remark 'when you instruct Farrers, you are buying a platinum-edged experience'.

Chambers UK

We advise on all aspects of family law and are market leaders, as is reflected by our legal directory rankings, industry awards and strong track record.  Our clients benefit from advice that is based on years of experience, in-depth understanding, up to the minute knowledge and discretion. 

The consequences of the breakdown of a relationship are often highly emotive and require a special set of skills, both professional and personal. 

Our specialist group features some of the best legal talent in the country and advises wealthy individuals on the financial aspects of relationship breakdown (which can involve complicated tax and trusts issues) and complex children cases, including international relocation.

No matter what your requirements, every client is assigned a dedicated partner as a main point of contact, who will gather a bespoke team of specialists to cover every aspect of your case drawing on the support of our tax, corporate and contentious trust teams where appropriate.  From the very beginning, we will keep you informed of all developments giving you clear advice while taking a practical route to achieve an appropriate outcome.

Briefings

14 March 2014 A child's best interests: who decides? Rose Spencer-Longhurst
13 March 2014 A marriage revolution: a clash of cultures in Britain and India Nicholas Bennett
13 March 2014 Alternatives to Court: paths to agreement Mark Fenton
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Reported cases

01 July 2013Re A (Children) (2013), Supreme Court
12 June 2013Prest v Petrodel [2013] UKSC 34 A case of major importance in family and corporate law, involving the doctrine of piercing corporate veils.

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