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Mar 2020

In this ever changing and developing situation Dawson Cornwell is monitoring the effects of the coronavirus outbreak and considering the advice from Public Health England (PHE) and the Law Society on an ongoing basis.

Shortlisted for three Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2020

Jan 2020

Dawson Cornwell have been shortlisted for Family/Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year as well as Law Firm of the Year – Boutique and Kate Allen has been shortlisted for Diversity/Gender Positive Role Model of the Year.

Shortlisted for Citywealth Powerwomen Award 2020

Nov 2019

Dawson Cornwell have been shortlisted for Company of the Year – Female Leadership (Boutique).

Dawson Cornwell included in The Times Best Law Firm 2020 list

Nov 2019

The list commended the top 200 out of 10,000 legal practices in England and Wales.

Carolina Marín Pedreño appointed President of Westminster and Holborn Law Society

Nov 2019

She is the first Registered European Lawyer to be elected as President.

Dawson Cornwell act for successful appellant in ground-breaking Supreme Court appeal on the use of the inherent jurisdiction

Oct 2019

On 30 October 2019, the UK Supreme Court handed down judgment in a case that highlights the tension between the 1980 Hague Convention and domestic remedies, in a case that will have far-reaching consequences for international families and the practitioners who assist them.

Top Ranked by Chambers and Partners 2020

Oct 2019

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.

Catherine Thomas joins our high net worth team

Aug 2019

We are absolutely delighted to welcome the fabulous Catherine Thomas, who is ”widely regarded as one of the top divorce lawyers in the country”, as a partner to Dawson Cornwell on 27th August 2019, bringing our specialist matrimonial, divorce and financial settlement department up to a total of 7 partners.

Shortlisted for two Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2019

Jul 2019

Dawson Cornwell have been shortlisted for Best Employer – Career Progression LGBT+/inclusion and Amy Barrow has been shortlisted for Family Lawyer of the Year – Associate.

Dawson Cornwell act for father in highly-publicised child abduction.

Feb 2019

We represent Mr Peter Uhd in highly publicised abduction proceedings concerning his 3 year old daughter, Ruby.