The breakdown of any relationship can be traumatic and stressful and our dedicated team of family law specialists – Alan Foskett, Terri Allington and Jane O’vel – have the knowledge and expertise to provide caring, practical and clear advice to guide you through this distressing time.

Our varied experience includes negotiating divorce settlements at all levels from the most straightforward to the most complicated involving complex issues relating to businesses, pensions and other assets.

This experience is vital when children are concerned. Our family team will always strive for what is best for you and your children. They are committed to resolving family issues in a sensitive and constructive manner and to minimise the financial and emotional costs to you and your family.

The Firm's Family Law Department has within the last 12 months been the "lead" Firm in a landmark Judgement in the Supreme Court in Care Proceedings significantly changing the relevant Law in relation to the grounds for the removal of children from Parental care to the Local Authority care.

Further, Mr Alan Foskett, has been the "lead" Solicitor for an important case in the Court of Appeal focusing on the right to a fair trial for deaf persons and others with disabilities in which the Court of Appeal gave landmark guidance for the future conduct of such cases.

CHILD CARE

Alan Foskett has been a member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel for many years and with his team of Terri Allington and Neena Chopra are able to give expert advice and support in Childcare Matters.



Our team can advise on all matters affecting you and your family including:

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Division of assets (including property investments pensions and businesses)
  • Spouse and Child maintenance
  • Children’s issues (including residence and contact)
  • Child Care
  • Adoption
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Living together agreements
  • Unmarried couples




Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No 52583, the SRA Rules can be found by visiting the SRA website