Family and Divorce
Protecting what’s most important to you
Family plays an important role in all our lives. When things start to break down it can often be one of the most challenging times that we can experience. It can be a complex and difficult route to go down so it’s important that you find the right family and divorce lawyer to help you navigate your path with empathy and discretion.
Our team of divorce and family law solicitors in London can support you through this difficult time with our comprehensive multi-jurisdictional experience in family law.
With specialist advice and a personal, hands-on approach the team can assist you across the broad range of issues that arise from a family breakdown such as divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation disputes and domestic abuse, protecting children and family finances.
We’re a partner-led service also covering wealth protection for couples looking to set up a home together or families pooling their resources to purchase property and other assets.Book your complimentary consultation
How can Branch Austin McCormick help you and your family?
Keeping things clear and easy to understand
In an ever-changing society, the definition of a family unit continues to evolve. The legal remedies for family issues also continue to evolve, and at Branch Austin McCormick we understand the importance of giving you up to date expert guidance using clear, understandable language.
A personal approach tailored to your needs
Our highly experienced divorce and family law solicitors in London work with a wide range of domestic and international clients. We work with clients with complex financial arrangements that may include family businesses and large property portfolios.
We also recognize, however, that for many of our clients the family home will be their only or main asset, and we ensure that all of our clients receive the same personal service tailored to their specific needs.
Expertise in supporting a range of clients
Our divorce and family law solicitors have particular expertise supporting professionals, high net worth individuals, business owners, or clients who have commercial interests, as well as clients who have assets or partners and/ or children overseas.
On what areas of family law can Branch Austin McCormick advise?
Some of the areas of family law on which we can advise are:
- Children – child arrangements and child abduction at home or abroad;
- Parental orders after surrogacy;
- Cohabitation- cohabitee agreements and property disputes arising from a relationship breakdown;
- Civil partnership agreements;
- Divorce, dissolution of civil partnership and separation;
- Domestic abuse; Injunctions and other emergency remedies;
- International divorce issues;
- Financial provision upon divorce;
- Parental orders and surrogacy;
- Same sex families;
- Property disputes between family members;
- Wealth protection – nuptial agreements and the protection of property with trust deeds.
Our family law advice is not limited to the services listed above. To find out more about the wide range of family issues on which we can advise and assist you, please contact us or book your free complimentary consultation.
Why choose Branch Austin McCormick as your divorce and family law solicitors in London?
Our approach sets us apart
We listen to and work with you to find the best way forward. We recognize that there’s nearly always a wider picture and that a supportive but pragmatic approach is usually required to the often difficult and sensitive issues that arise in family law.
We are partner-led and have a personal interest in your case
As a boutique family law firm, our clients and lawyers have a closer working relationship which means that the solicitor handling your case will have a keen personal interest in a positive outcome.
You’ll have direct access to your family solicitor
Your solicitor will always be available to speak to you and answer your questions and concerns in a sensitive and understanding manner. When you call us, you will find an experienced family law solicitor at the end of the line.
Protecting your interests
We are vested in you and will protect your privacy and your interests. Our role in your family law case is to ensure that you achieve the best possible outcome for your case.
We offer a seamless service so that the same solicitor will deal with your family finances and children’s issues. Your solicitor can advise you of the impact of any decisions you make about the children on your financial circumstances and the impact of financial decisions on the children.
Memberships and Accreditations
Our family lawyers are members of the national family justice organisation, Resolution, which promotes a constructive and cost-effective approach to family law issues — and that’s why we also have divorce and family law solicitors who are qualified as collaborative practitioners so that we can offer you Collaborative Family Law.
This allows us to work together with other collaboratively trained divorce and family law solicitors to find solutions for your family without Court intervention.
We also have experts who are Law Society Accredited and on the Law Society’s Family Law Advanced Panel. Where family law disputes cannot be resolved through negotiation and agreement, we take a firm and proactive approach to court proceedings. It is this experience and outlook that makes us stand out from the crowd.
If you would like to find out more about how our team of specialist family and divorce lawyers based in London can support you then please get in touch.
You can book a complimentary 30 minutes consultation session with our friendly and knowledgeable Head of Family Law, Saika Alam. In the session, Saika will learn more about the challenges that you are facing and talk through how we can help.
We understand that it is so important that you get to speak to your divorce and family lawyer before you make any kind of commitment to use them. You need to get to know your divorce and family lawyer as much as we need to get to know you. That is why we do not make a charge for your initial consultation with us.
Saika Alam Head of Family Law
+44 (0) 20 7851 0110
Saika Alam has provided me with invaluable advice in relation to matrimonial matters during the last few years. I have valued her patient, client-centred approach and ability to remain calm in the face of adversity. I would highly recommend her.
Saika Alam is the only person I would ever go to. She has always advised me in the most professional and honest way possible. She works in a way that makes you feel comfortable and you feel you are in good hands. I have referred so many people to her and will continue to do so.
I highly recommend Saika as she is professional, approachable and does a fantastic job achieving realistic positive results.