Leading specialists in family law

leading specialists
in family law

Established in 1972 and based in London, we are specialists in family law recognised as a leader in the field nationally and internationally.
Dawson Cornwell Staple Inn offices

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

Dawson Cornwell Meeting Room

a “first rate family law firm, characterised by an innovative approach and a cast of top-flight experts in their field”


Dawson Cornwell Offices

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

The Legal 500

Dawson Cornwell Atrium

“It's a very, very good firm. Their whole ethos is to do a very good job for their clients, but not be pointlessly aggressive”

Chambers HNW

Top ranked by The Legal 500, 2023  

We are delighted to once again be ranked in the elite Tier 1 for family law. We are described by the Legal 500 as a firm with a “strong and broad team and is able to put the boots on the ground in a case very quickly, deploying a wide array of talents...
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From 1 December 2022 Dawson Cornwell has converted from a partnership to a limited liability partnership.

Dawson Cornwell is the trading name for Dawson Cornwell LLP a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales under registered number OC441340.
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Top ranked by Chambers and Partners 2023

We are once again ranked as a Band 1 Leading Firm for Children: Cross-Border Disputes and as a Leading Firm for Family/Matrimonial Law and Children: Public Law Matters.
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