Family Law in Partnership’s Felicity Shedden speaks at Scottish Parliament

January 28, 2019

At two events organised by Families Need Fathers Scotland in Edinburgh in January, Family Law in Partnership consultant Felicity Shedden gave a stark example of the limitations of what a family court can do when communication between parents remains poor or their concept of putting the child first still eludes them – hardly surprising when


Change to surrogacy law in favour of single parents

January 25, 2019

A change in the law has opened the door for single applicants to apply for a parental order with respect to their biological child born through a surrogacy arrangement. The ‘Remedial Order’ The change in the law has come about as a result of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (Remedial) Order 2018 (the


New Draft Domestic Violence Bill

January 24, 2019

In this article, Family Law in Partnership director Helen Greenfield comments on the publication of the new draft domestic violence bill. “After an 18 month delay in the wake of 2017’s snap General Election, this bill includes new measures that are aimed at sparing victims the continued horror of having to face their alleged abusers


Supporting Family Mediation Week – Monday 21st to Friday 25th January 2019

January 21, 2019

Family Law in Partnership supports Family Mediation Week 2019 with a special offer for new enquiries of free half hour mediation sessions during Family Mediation Week. Find out more below. Research shows that mediation is often the best way for families to resolve conflicts. It is proven to be faster, less costly and – crucially


Jo Harrison appears on ITV This Morning’s Relationship Special (9th January 2019)

January 10, 2019

Family Law in Partnership counsellor and family consultant Jo Harrison featured on ITV This Morning’s Relationship Special yesterday (09 January 2019). Jo joined Deidre Sanders and a team of counsellors helping callers dealing with relationship difficulties. A clip of the show can be viewed here: Jo is an experienced relationship counsellor, family consultant and former family lawyer.


FLiP counsellor Jo Harrison on ITV’s This Morning

January 9, 2019

Family Law in Partnership counsellor and family consultant Jo Harrison featured on ITV’s This Morning today (09 January 2019) and discussed how to resolve issues within relationships. She joined ITV This Morning’s resident agony aunt, Deidre, taking calls from viewers in Deidre’s relationship clinic covering everything from broken hearts to marital problems. Jo is an experienced relationship counsellor, family consultant


FLiP launches innovative AI product for clients

Leading London-based family law firm Family Law in Partnership is delighted to announce that it has launched Settify, an online system that uses Artificial Intelligence to interact with clients in real time. Settify allows clients to outline their matter and provide their relationship history via their phone, tablet or computer and immediately receive personalised, bespoke


Funding Legal Fees on Divorce

January 3, 2019

As the New Year begins, it is not uncommon to reflect on how this year will be different from the last. If you are in a troubled relationship your thoughts may turn to how to manage the divorce and separation process, who will help to manage that process and ultimately how much it is likely to cost. The latter may weigh


Our Christmas opening hours

December 19, 2018

Our office will be closed from 6pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and will reopen at 9am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. If you would like to get in touch with us during this time, please call our switchboard on +44 (0)20 7420 5000 or email us at and we will get back to you. Season’s


The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019 – Shortlisted firm

December 7, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Family Law in Partnership has been shortlisted in The Legal 500 UK 2019 Awards. Family Law in Partnership’s leading family mediation practice has been shortlisted in the category – The Legal 500 UK Firm (Specialism) of the Year: Private Client (family mediation). Family Law in Partnership’s family mediation practice was named

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