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, 2022  

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 “immense foreign expertise and a first-rate children department which is at the forefront of private children law disputes, difficult public law cases...
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Top ranked by Chambers and Partners 2022

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 2022 list

Once again Dawson Cornwell has been recognised in this prestigious list of the most highly regarded law firms in any of 26 categories covering business, public and private-client fields.