Family Law

Our experienced Family Law team appear in the Courts of Jersey at all levels with regard to Family Law matters, including separation, divorce and ancillary (financial) relief.

As well as acting in private law children matters, we also represent parents in public law children (care) proceedings, together with contested relocation proceedings (including Hague Convention matters). An important part of our advice to clients is that they attempt to resolve matters through ADR and mediation in all its forms.

We have gained a reputation for being approachable, sensitive, calm and pragmatic lawyers who fight hard for our clients where necessary. We have expertise in, and handle, the following areas of Family Law:

Relationship/Relationship breakdown

  • Living together Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements

Emergency applications

  • Injunctions
  • Child abduction
  • Hague Convention proceedings


  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Family Dispute Resolution (‘FDR’)
  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Matrimonial finance
  • Consent Orders
  • Multi-Jurisdictional issues


  • Children law (private and public proceedings)
  • Parental Responsibility
  • Contact
  • Residence
  • Maintenance (including Schedule 1 claims)
  • Contested family relocation matters
  • Prohibited Step and Specific Issue Applications
  • Public Children Law
All the members of the team were very professional, calm and rational and treated me in a sympathetic manner.