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.

The directory describes us as “a very professional firm, well run and efficient" and as “being technically very strong lawyers, getting involved with the acrobatics of family law and having a number of practitioners within that space."

We have 6 Partners recognised in the directory. For Children: Cross Border Disputes Carolina Marin Pedreño, “who is a walking encyclopaedia regarding cross-border issues” is ranked in Band 1 and “the technically able surrogacy lawyer”, Colin Rogerson is ranked as “Up and Coming”. For Family/Matrimonial, “outstanding family law solicitor” Kate Allen “who is very rigorous and methodical”, Russell Bywater “who is a strong advocate of his client’s corner” and “the brilliant” Catherine Thomas “who is at her best in complex high net worth cases” are all ranked as “Leading Individuals” whilst “the committed” and “unflappable” Zoe Fleetwood is ranked as a “Leading Individual” for Children: Public Law.

The directory recognises Dawson Cornwell’s “strong all-round offering in public and private children law. Also advises on contentious, high-value divorces, with dedicated departments operating for each area. Renowned for housing a collection of leading experts in cross-border issues. International expertise is complemented by a strong offering of dual-qualified solicitors. Leads the way on cutting-edge cross-border issues such as surrogacy.”

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