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Boardman, Hawkins & Osborne LLP

Family/Matrimonial

3 ranked lawyersBand 2Thames ValleyUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Handles challenging and serious proceedings involving children, including adoption issues, changes of residence and contact. Experienced in cases involving abuse and non-accidental injury, as well as other complex criminal law aspects. Also advises clients on Forced Marriage Protection Orders and financial remedy proceedings.

Strengths

Boardman, Hawkins & Osborne receives acclaim from clients for being "extremely efficient, knowledgeable and supportive."

An interviewee affirms: "The lawyers always give sound advice and they are well prepared; they just go the extra mile."

Notable practitioners

Emily Boardman primarily represents parents in a wide range of both public and private children law cases, including care proceedings and injury investigations. She also has specialist expertise in adoption-related work.
"From the initial call I had with her, where she showed the utmost of kindness and compassion to my situation, through to our last outing in court, her passion for getting justice for me and my family is paramount."

Irena Osborne 's expertise encompasses complex multi-jurisdictional childcare matters.
"She is a fantastic and meticulous solicitor, who showed a lot of compassion and empathy." "She has an amazing work ethos, she is very committed, very able and has a hands-on approach."

Ruth Hawkins is often appointed by guardians in complex childcare proceedings, including those concerning alleged instances of domestic violence. She also has experience in Forced Marriage Protection Orders.
"Ruth Hawkins is very hands-on and very supportive of her clients."

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Family/Matrimonial

Boardman, Hawkins & Osborne LLP

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Location

1-3 Ock Street

Abingdon

Oxfordshire

UK

OX14 5AL

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Oxford and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Emily Boardman
Band 1
Irena Osborne
Band 3
Ruth Hawkins
Band 2