Family Law in Partnership is an award-winning team of specialist family lawyers, mediators, arbitrators and family consultants

Ann Northover


Ann is a highly regarded family law specialist who joined Family Law in Partnership as a consultant in 2016. Her expertise in family law derives from over 20 years in practice. Ann is a non-practising solicitor who can help to direct clients to the most appropriate practitioner within the firm.

“I believe each client deserves great respect, clarity and transparency of process. I regard my role as being to guide clients to specialists at Family Law in Partnership who can provide expert and meaningful support through what is often a very challenging time for a client. I draw on my long-standing experience as a family lawyer to help clients identify the best way forward”

During her time as a practising solicitor, Ann was ranked as a leading family law specialist by the legal directories including Chambers UK, Chambers HNW, Legal 500 UK and Citywealth. She was described as: “very sensible, very easy to deal with and straight down the line”; Ann has “immense expertise and wisdom, and you know her judgment will be spot on”; She is described as “fantastically competent and knowledgeable with a practical and unfussy approach”; ”Sources praise her talent for lateral thinking.” Best Lawyers 2020 named Ann as one of the leading family lawyers in London.

A trained collaborative lawyer and mediator, Ann is a member of The Law Society, the Family Mediators Association, the International Bar Association, Resolution (the family lawyers association) and The Royal Society of Medicine. Ann is also a professional counsellor and is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP).

  • Chambers UK leading individual 2019
  • Chambers HNW leading individual 2018
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