Jeremy Abraham


Jeremy Abraham - Dawson Cornwell

Jeremy is ranked by Chambers 2019 as a Recognised Practitioner in Family Law and by The Legal 500 2018-2019 in no less than three areas of expertise; in the elite "Leading Individual " list for Family Mediation and as a "Recommended Lawyer" for Family and for Court of Protection work.

He qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and has worked in the West End or the City since 1986, before joining Dawson Cornwell as a partner in 2011.He is experienced in most areas of family law, both as a lawyer and a mediator. Frequently he is asked to deal with financial questions or issues of child arrangements, often for the wealthy or those with international backgrounds.

Jeremy is a respected mediator with 25 years experience, both in sole and co-mediation. He is a former Chair of the Family Mediators Association, a mediation Professional Practice Consultant and a MIAM certified mediator. He has conducted training courses on behalf of the Family Mediators Association and was involved in the early development of its Code of Conduct. He is accredited by FMA and Resolution, and is approved for direct consultation with children. In addition he qualified as a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) in 2017.

Jeremy also has a litigation practice specialising in contentious trusts and probate disputes in a family or commercial context, acting for individuals, charities and trust corporations. He is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists, Resolution, the International Bar Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

As a result of his interest in issues of mental capacity and disability Jeremy also acts as a Court of Protection Deputy in complex financial cases and is a trustee of several private trusts. He is a member of the Office of the Public Guardian's deputy panel, providing deputies in circumstances of last resort for those in need of assistance.

Leading Individual
Jeremy Abraham is a “hugely experienced mediator who brings his intelligence and empathy to each case“. Jeremy is accredited by the Family Mediation Council, by Resolution and by the Family Mediators (Mediation). 
Legal 500 2018-2019

Jeremy Abraham has"great client management skills and is reassuring and wise. His cases generally involve mid-to-high-net-worth individuals some of whom have been awarded substantial compensation and he focuses on property and affairs. Other areas of expertise include advising on declarations of capacity as well as on the international removal of people who fall under the remit of the court of protection (Court of Protection)
Legal 500 2018-2019

Leading Individual
Jeremy is “particularly impressive as a mediator. He is calm and thoughtful, bringing his experience and expertise to every case", and ‘"is able to help the parties to bridge what had seemed like huge differences between them and to reach a sensible compromise" (Mediation). 
Legal 500 2017

Jeremy is “very calm and thoughtful” (Family). 
Legal 500 2017

"Sensible and vastly experienced” (Court of Protection)
Legal 500 2017

The “sensible and vastly experienced” Jeremy Abraham handles all areas of matrimonial law and is very strong on trusts and foreign assets (Mediation).
Legal 500 2016

At Dawson Cornwell “very practical and calm” Jeremy Abraham is recommended (Court of Protection).
Legal 500, 2016

Jeremy Abraham has “many years of experience, a keen intelligence, thoughtfulness and a warm and friendly manner” (Mediation)
Legal 500 2015

At Dawson Cornwell, the “responsive, caring and considered” Jeremy Abraham is regularly involved in cases for mid to high net worth individuals who have been awarded compensation (Court of Protection).

  • “Where There’s no Will”  Jeremy discusses what to do if you are not in a civil partnership and your partner dies unexpectedly G3 Magazine (2014)

"sensible and vastly experienced" as well as  "reassuring and wise" 

The Legal 500, 2017 & 2018 (Court of Protection)

"many years of experience, a keen intelligence, thoughtfulness and a warm and friendly manner"

The Legal 500, 2015 (Family Mediation)


"very calm and thoughtful"

The Legal 500, 2017 (Family)

"a hugely experienced mediator who brings his intelligence and empathy to each case"

The Legal 500, 2018 (Mediation)