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    Adoption Legal Services

Adoption is a complex process. The details and legal considerations for adoption proceedings are often unique and delicate.

We help parents adopting children across borders, including advising on the cross-border recognition of adoption orders. We can provide support and legal representation services through the court process, as well as helping resolve immigration or nationality issues for your child.

Our experience includes:

  • International adoptions
  • Second parent adoptions
  • Recognition of foreign domestic adoptions
  • Specialist wills and estate planning

Charles Russell Speechlys were the instructed lawyers for the adopters in the case of Re A (Foreign Adoption Recognition) [2018] EWHC 3468 (Fam) in relation to the recognition of a foreign adoption order under English law.

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Arbitration is increasingly popular as an alternative means to resolve family disputes, both in respect of financial and children matters.

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Children & Parental Disputes Legal Services

Children & Parental Disputes

We are well positioned to advise you on the best options for your children’s particular circumstances.

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Divorce & Finance Legal Services

Divorce & Finances

Our family law specialists give clear advice on all financial aspects of divorce.

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Family Mediation & Dispute Resolution Legal Services

Family Mediation & Dispute Resolution

We advise on and offer several forms of dispute resolution, with each having their own merits.

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International Family Legal Services

International Family Law

No matter where you are based, our approach is supportive with a fast turnaround time where required. 

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Parentage, Fertility & Surrogacy Legal Services

Parentage, Fertility Law & Surrogacy

We care about families in all their forms. Problematically for families, the law on parentage does not join up internationally. 

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Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements & Wealth Protection

We are recognised as being experts in the field of negotiating and drafting marital agreements.

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Unmarried Couples & Financial Claims for Children

Our role is to advise you on how to obtain the best outcome, irrespective of your situation

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