Dawson Cornwell ranked as a leading family law firm, by Doyles, 2024

Dawson Cornwell ranked as a leading family law firm, by Doyles, 2024

We are ranked as a leading London Family & Divorce Law Firm practising within the areas of family, divorce and matrimonial law matters in the London edition of the 2024 Doyle’s guide. We have been identified by our peers for our expertise and abilities in these family law areas in the London legal market.

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We also have four of our lawyers recognised in the directory: partners Carolina Marín Pedreño, Russell Bywater and Hilka Hollmann, and associate Sacha Lee.
Carolina was recognised as Preeminent in the Leading Children Lawyers category and was also recognised in the Leading Family & Divorce Lawyer category. Head of our Children Department, Carolina specialises in child abduction, registration and enforcement of foreign contact orders, leave to remove, residence, contact and public law cases.

Russell was recognised in the Leading High Net Worth Family Lawyers category. Advising on all areas of family law, especially complex high-net-worth financial cases, Russell has over 30 years’ experience in family law and is Dawson Cornwell’s most long-standing partner and is Head of the Matrimonial Department.

Hilka was also recognised in the Leading Family & Divorce Lawyers category. She is known for her expertise in international and domestic adoptions, surrogacy and alternative families, cases involving the relocation and international movement of children, abductions, jurisdictional disputes, and complex care proceedings, often involving cross-border issues, and the most serious allegations of sexual abuse, non-accidental injuries, factitious illness and radicalisation, with concurrent criminal investigations/proceedings.

Sacha was recognised in the Family Law Rising Stars category. Having qualified in 2021, Sacha specialises in children law cases, especially those that have international elements.

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