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Supreme Court Judgment in our case of Villiers v Villiers

Jul 2020

The UK Supreme Court has today 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.

Vice President of the International Academy of Family Lawyers

Jun 2020

Carolina Marín Pedreño has been elected as Vice President of the International Academy of Family Lawyers Executive Committee.

Silver Winner of Citywealth Powerwomen Award 2020

Mar 2020

Dawson Cornwell won the Silver Award for Company of the Year – Female Leadership (Boutique) at the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards on 4 March 2020.

Coronavirus

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).

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.

President of Westminster and Holborn Law Society

Nov 2019

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

Ground-breaking Supreme Court appeal

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.