Family Law Awards – David Allison and Kara Swift – Winners 2019

November 28, 2019

We are delighted to announce that director David Allison has won Family Law Partner of the Year 2019 and Kara Swift has won Family Law Young Solicitor of the Year 2019 at the prestigious LexisNexis Family Law Awards 2019. The Family Law Awards recognise the important work of family lawyers and the vital contribution that

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Family Law In Partnership Lawyers Shortlisted In Acclaimed Family Law Awards 2019

September 2, 2019

We are delighted to announce that two lawyers from Family Law in Partnership have been shortlisted for awards in the reputable LexisNexis Family Law Awards 2019. The Family Law Awards were launched to recognise the important work of family lawyers, and celebrate their many successes and outstanding achievements. FLiP director, David Allison has been shortlisted

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The Family Court today – A view from the President’s Chambers

February 5, 2019

On 24th January 2019, the President of the Family Division the Rt. Hon. Sir Andrew McFarlane released his first ‘View’ of the situation in the Family Court and what is being done to address the problems faced by those who work in the family justice system. A system at the point of change Seen as

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Family Law in Partnership named leading family lawyers by Chambers HNW 2018

July 24, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Family Law in Partnership has yet again been named as a leading family law firm for HNW individuals by Chambers HNW. The publication of Chambers HNW 2018 saw Family Law in Partnership ranked as a leading family law firm with five of our lawyers –  David Allison, Gillian Bishop, Ann Northover, Pamela

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Director David Allison speaks to SavvyWoman about the limited rights of cohabiting couples

July 23, 2018

Episode 19 – Cohabiting couples: Money rights if you live together but aren’t married

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Property rights on separation – where do unmarried couples stand?

June 28, 2018

In the recent case of Dobson v Griffey [2018] EWHC 1117 (Ch), Family Law in Partnership Director, David Allison and Associate, Kara Swift successfully represented the defendant in a claim by a former cohabitant looking to establish equitable ownership over farm property owned exclusively by the defendant. The case of Dobson v Griffey is a

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The recognition of same-sex marriages abroad

November 15, 2017

As of October 2017, same-sex marriage has been legalised in 25 countries across the world. The issue of same-sex unions has always been inherently controversial with political, religious and societal views often at odds with one another. But, more and more, equal rights and anti-discriminatory laws prevail and progressive societies worldwide have welcomed change. The

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Children with Special Educational Needs – Divorce & Education

August 18, 2017

When accessing the support required for children with special educational needs, family and education law are inextricably linked, explains David Allison, a director at Family Law in Partnership, and Anita Chopra, a director at Match Solicitors. Most of us would agree that it is impossible to predict the future. When wedding vows are exchanged the idea of divorce

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Seven FLiP lawyers recognised in Citywealth Leaders List 2017

May 18, 2017

We are delighted to announce that seven Family Law in Partnership specialists have been recognised in the Citywealth Leaders List 2017, just published. The Citywealth Leaders List 2017 names directors David Allison, Gillian Bishop, Nicole Hackett and James Pirrie as leaders in their field together with consultants Pamela Collis and Ann Northover and senior associate

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David Allison interviewed on Share Radio

January 31, 2017

David Allison, director of Family Law in Partnership, was interviewed yesterday by Share Radio about the cost of divorce. David appeared as part of a panel on Sarah Pennell’s “Women & Money” programme on 30th January 2017. At Family Law in Partnership we are happy to discuss flexible pricing arrangements for your divorce including, where appropriate, fixed fees for all

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