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UK Guildford and surrounds Family/Matrimonial

This section deals with issues surrounding the inception and breakdown of personal relationships. This includes the creation of pre-nuptial, civil partnership and cohabitation agreements relating to financial and property assets, the resolution of divorces or separations involving financial and property disputes, and the handling of matters relating to children in the context of divorce or separation.

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Band 1
  1. Charles Russell Speechlys
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    Charles Russell Speechlys
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 1 | 11 Years Ranked
    Charles Russell Speechlys is a top-drawer team practising across public and private children law and matrimonial finance with the ability to provide collaborative law and mediation options. The team has experience in handling complex cases revolving around allegations of abuse, controlling behaviour and parental alienation. Additionally, it has deep expertise in handling financial matters with tax, pensions and trusts elements.
  2. Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
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    Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    Penningtons Manches Cooper is well versed in handling complex Children Act matters including cases that involve serious issues such as child abduction, parental alienation and alleged sexual harm. The team advises on financial disputes involving corporate assets, trusts and other issues, and is also experienced in cases including non-disclosure and cross-border elements. The firm is able to draw on complementary expertise in private client matters to offer a holistic service in traditional litigation as well as more collaborative forms of dispute resolution.
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Band 2
  1. Moore Barlow LLP
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    Moore Barlow LLP
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    Moore Barlow is a highly reputable outfit offering an impressive team of lawyers acting on high-value, complex financial disputes arising out of marriage or relationship breakdown. The team demonstrates particular experience in matters involving corporate assets, properties, inherited wealth and trusts both in the UK and offshore. It also acts on complex private law children cases with a particular focus on child arrangement orders and relocation cases. The firm has additional experience in high-value nuptial agreements, TOLATA proceedings and pension arrangements. The firm has offices in Guildford, Southampton and Woking.
  2. Stevens & Bolton LLP
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    Stevens & Bolton LLP
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    Stevens & Bolton is an established family and matrimonial practice acting for high net worth professionals that is active on both domestic and cross-border matters. It offers alternative dispute resolution options in addition to traditional litigation advice. The firm has substantial expertise in finance cases involving companies and family businesses, and is able to draw on the market-leading corporate team to further assist on such matters. The team has additional expertise in child arrangement orders and other children law issues.
  3. TWM Solicitors LLP
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    TWM Solicitors LLP
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    TWM Solicitors is a respected firm in the Surrey area, providing collaborative law and mediation services as well as advice on traditional litigation. The team is adept at handling nuptial agreements involving substantial assets, as well as LGBT family and matrimonial matters. It has additional experience in Schedule 1 and TOLATA proceedings. The firm is called upon regularly for Children Act matters, including contact disputes, leave to remove applications and international relocation cases.
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Band 3
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    Adler Family Law
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 3 | 4 Years Ranked
    Adler Family Law is a well-respected specialist family law firm with substantial experience representing high net worth and high-profile clients in post-separation matters. The team advises international and non-domiciled clients on issues involving assets based abroad, as well as on same-sex relationship matters and TOLATA issues for unmarried couples. The firm has additional expertise in handling children matters, including removal from jurisdiction and child abduction. In addition, it offers collaborative law and mediation services.
  2. Blackfords LLP
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    Blackfords LLP
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Blackfords is a strong team focusing on public law children matters, including those that concern serious criminal conduct, non-accidental injuries and mental illness. The team is vastly experienced in cases involving complex medical evidence and child witnesses. The firm has expertise in international as well as domestic matters, and regularly handles care proceedings acting both for parents and for intervenors. It also assists with private law children matters.
  3. Russell-Cooke
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    Russell-Cooke
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Russell-Cooke has a well-established family law practice that advises clients on a variety of issues, including high-value matrimonial finance matters, nuptial agreements and cross-border children disputes. The firm's education practice works closely with the family team to support clients. It has expertise in alternative family law matters and it continues to grow in the area of international and domestic surrogacy. The firm has an office in Kingston.
  4. Knights plc
    Family/Matrimonial
    UK 2023 | Band 3