Leading specialists in family law

leading specialists
in family law

Established in 1972 and based in London, we are specialists in family law recognised nationally and internationally.

Ranked as a Tier 1 Firm by both Chambers and The Legal 500 

“they are a leader in the field, not just nationally but internationally...”


“a strong team of talented lawyers who are tactical, experienced and pragmatic"

The Legal 500

"an outstanding team of experienced partners"


Dawson Cornwell Ranked as only Band 1 Leading Firm in the UK by Chambers 2018 

We are the only Band 1 Leading Firm for Children: Cross-Border Disputes and have also been ranked as a Leading Firm for Family/Matrimonial law...


Dawson Cornwell ranked as a Top Tier Firm by the Legal 500, 2017

A total of 12 lawyers have been singled out for individual mention for family law. Partners, Kate Allen, Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE, QC (Hon) and Zoe Fleetwood...


Dawson Cornwell celebrate 45th Anniversary

We were thrilled to celebrate our 45th anniversary in November. Founded in 1972 by John Cornwell with his partner John Dawson and one secretary...