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Director Gillian Bishop speaks to SavvyWoman

April 11, 2018

Director Gillian Bishop spoke to SavvyWoman about her approach to advising clients through family breakdown. Gillian emphasised the crucial role of lawyers and clients working in partnership through the process. She also underlined the importance of family lawyers realising that the way that they work with their clients and all other professionals involved in the

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Reflections on divorce – ending your civil partnership

June 29, 2017

In this blog, the first in a series of reflections on divorce, one of our former clients considers his experience of dissolving his civil partnership. Alistair (not his real name) and his partner had lived together for almost ten years before they entered into a civil partnership. The civil partnership was dissolved after four years.

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What The Archers can teach us about grandparents’ rights

July 28, 2016

The Archers has been in the news recently for its storyline about domestic abuse. In this blog associate Elizabeth Fletcher discusses the legal position of grandparents hoping to maintain contact following a divorce or separation. When families go through a divorce or separation, the focus is usually on the children’s relationship with each of their

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Divorce Diaries

May 17, 2016

The Divorce Diaries: experiences shared. It is critical for practitioners to understand the emotional impact of divorce and separation as well as the legal implications. In her latest article for Solicitors Journal, Family Law in Partnership associate Carla Ditz looks at the Divorce Diaries website recently launched by Family Law in Partnership. As family law

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Plaudits for our Divorce Diaries

March 23, 2016

Our Divorce Diaries website has won yet more praise this time from the judges of The Solicitors Journal Awards 2016 who commented: “the divorce diaries in particular were very unique, innovative and showed you truly cared for your clients’ wellbeing.” Take a look at our Divorce Diaries website which brings together the experiences of over 25 of

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Thought leadership talks launched

February 12, 2016

Family Law in Partnership is delighted to launch a series of thought leadership talks, spearheaded by Family Law in Partnership associates Elizabeth Fletcher and Helen Greenfield. The first talk took place on Wednesday 10th February and examined the topic “The Impact of Divorce on the Extended Family”. Dr Avi Shmueli, a renowned clinical psychologist, couple psychotherapist

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