Children

The interests of children require sensitive and expert handling. Dawson Cornwell has extensive experience in acting for parents and children in difficult custody and contact disputes.

We have a team dedicated to urgent cases involving children, including child abduction and international custody cases. We have extensive contacts overseas. We are available at any time of the day or night to take immediate action.

We are accredited by Resolution as specialists in child abduction and private children law.  We are also members of the Department for Constitutional Affairs International Child Abduction and Contact Unit panel of solicitors who are instructed in Hague and European Convention cases.

Our 24 hour emergency telephone line in the event of a child abduction, forced marriage or other emergency concerning children is +44 (0) 20 8607 9660

Emergency line
Emergency Line

Our emergency telephone lines in the event of a child abduction, forced marriage or other emergency concerning children are