Leading specialists in family law

Established in 1972 and based in London, we are specialists in family law recognised nationally and internationally.

Our teams of dedicated expert lawyers advise on all areas of divorce, family and children’s law, with particular expertise in international issues. We are consistently recommended by the industry standards of Chambers and the Legal 500.

We encourage a constructive, solution focused and cost effective approach to family law. Whether we are navigating you through a negotiation or fighting your case in court, our approachable service makes a potentially difficult process more manageable. 

We undertake conveyancing, Court of Protection and a wide range of private client issues.

“an outstanding team of experienced partners

Chambers 2015

“they are a leader in the field, not just nationally but internationally...”

Chambers 2015

“one of the pre-eminent firms ...”

The Legal 500, 2015

"every decision they helped me make was in retrospect, pitch perfect..."

Chambers 2015

Dawson Cornwell ranked as a Top Tier Firm by the Legal 500, 2016.

The Legal 500, one of the two main industry standard directories, has announced that Dawson Cornwell...


Anne-Marie Hutchinson featured on front cover of Leeds Alumni Magazine

Following  her having been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Laws by the University of Leeds in January...


Dawson Cornwell named Top 25 Family Law Firm 2016

Dawson Cornwell has been named as one of eprivateclients’s Top Family Law Firms 2016.  This award...