International

Where more than one jurisdiction is involved, it is essential to obtain legal advice as quickly as possible.

It is important to know what your rights are and what options are available. Often, speed is crucial in determining the success of a case.

We have a worldwide recognised specialism in cross-jurisdictional and international divorce and children cases. We have advised in cases involving countless different countries across the world and have acted in many ground breaking reported cases. We regularly advise on international forum disputes and financial claims.  We are regarded as second to none in the field of international child abduction, forced marriage and international children disputes.

We have specialists who are cross-qualified in other jurisdictions or are fluent in other languages including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Greek, Polish, Russian, Portuguese, Hindi, Gujarati, Urdu, Bengali, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Dawson Cornwell includes Governors and Fellows of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and members of the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association as well as many other international family law organisations and has well-established connections with other professionals abroad.

“...one of the very few family law firms that can boast true expertise in international disputes.."

Citywealth 2016

 

“the world has become more international and they’ve kept at the forefront of it.  There is a lot of expertise there”

Chambers 2016

“clients appreciate the strength of the lawyers’ international knowledge as well as the consistently high level of their support” 

Chambers 2013