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

"Its 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

The UK Supreme Court has handed down judgment in our case of Villiers v Villiers 

The only divorce case to reach UKSC last year, and the first time in 200 years the government intervened in the highest court. 
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Top Ranked by Chambers and Partners 2021

We are once again ranked as the only 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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Dawson Cornwell included in The Times Best Law Firms 2021 list

The list, now in its third year, honours the most highly regarded firms in England, Scotland and Wales as recommended by the legal community.
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