Divorce & Separation

We will make it as straightforward and painless as possible.

Divorce/ separation can be overwhelming and distressing but properly handled, it can be straightforward and it need not be traumatic or financially draining.

We will guide you through every step of a process we know very well. We will help you to understand your options and to chose the ones that are right for you.

We have significant experience handling the issues that can make divorce more complicated, whether it’s provision for the children, shared finances or an international dimension. We also have great expertise in the impact of family law on unmarried and same-sex couples.

We will seek a swift and cost effective solution and will strive to find alternatives to court, which are less expensive and more flexible. If we do need to go to court, we are extremely experienced litigators. We have earned a reputation for fighting hard for our clients. We will choose the right team members to get you the best possible result in the most cost-effective way.

As of April 2022, separating couples can opt for a no-fault divorce. The new procedure is more straightforward and the ethos of a no-fault divorce encourages couples to proceed amicably and constructively.  For the first time, separating couples can make a joint application for divorce, although you can still make a sole applications. Here's more information about how the process has changed.

Your experience of divorce will be greatly determined by your relationship with your lawyers and how they act for you. We are proud of the way we work with our clients and there’s more on how we work here.

You can find out more about your specific Divorce & Separation issues with this free online assessment which can help you understand where you stand before you contact a lawyer.