Number of qualified solicitors: 25
Number of trainees: 2
Number of paralegals: 14
Number of administration team: 4
Number of costs team: 4
Established in 1999, Creighton & Partners is a specialist family law firm with a well-regarded mental health department. It has offices in Central London, South London and Staines-Upon Thames.
The firm has been recognised as ‘experts in their field’ with solicitors who are described by their clients as ‘very easy to understand’. Creighton and Partners offer a unique specialist service representing both parents and Children’s Guardians in complex public law child protection cases and private family law matters.
Whilst being based in London and the South East, Creighton and Partners clients are based across the country as well as abroad, often dealing with international issues, as well as those within England and Wales.
Creighton and Partners Child Care team are considered to be ‘experts in their field’ who have a wealth of experience in acting for parents and children involved with social services both pre proceedings and during proceedings. The team is able to assist with all matters including applications for emergency protection orders, care orders, supervision orders, secure accommodation orders, special guardianship orders (including advice upon support plans), adoption and applications under the Inherent Jurisdiction of the High Court. Many members of the team are members of the Law Society’s Children Panel. They are committed to providing a full service to their clients and have a team of dedicated solicitor advocates and solicitors with Higher Rights of Audience (Civil).
Creighton and Partners Private Law team undertakes all aspects of private family law work including protective orders for victims of domestic violence, divorce, arrangements for children and financial matters arising upon divorce. Many of their cases involve international elements and they are named on the Royal Court of Justice’s International Child Abduction Panel.
Mediation is offered for separating couples to explore options and solutions both in respect of children and finances. The team is led by a Resolution Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer and includes a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Domestic Abuse. They offer MIAMs meetings to individuals wanting to discuss alternatives to Court proceedings and offer collaborative law.
Their Mental Health team compliments their family practice and they act on behalf of vulnerable young people and adults who are subject to compulsory detention.
Their solicitors are supported by a valued team of skilled paralegals.
COMMENTS MADE BY CLIENTS:
‘I have worked with Creighton & Partners for almost 10 years now as a Guardian and had a consistently positive experience.’ - Children’s Guardian
‘It has been a pleasure working with you and your firm, and if I need assistance in the future I will be sure to use and recommend yourself’- Client
‘You helped make a very difficult process much easier to manage’- Children’s Guardian
‘Quality of service and advice was second to none, felt supported every step of the way’- Client