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International

The “international family” is now more common in our global economy.  When such relationships break down, separation can be over much larger distances, exacerbating the legal problems that will anyway arise: decisions as to with whom the children will live might no longer involve moving to the next neighbourhood or town, but to a different country.

Where does that leave the other parent? What arrangements should be made and what are the financial implications? It is fundamental that a child can only be taken out of the jurisdiction with the agreement of the other parent, or an order of the court, and that is where a court process, often difficult and agonising, can arise. We have experience of such matters.

Taking a child out of the country without agreement or court order is an abduction. Urgent action may be needed and requires immediate steps by experienced lawyers.

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We identify our clients’ needs and tailor our work to each set of circumstances, providing high quality, cost effective advice. We are a multi-disciplinary practice and work collaboratively to provide a comprehensive service across all of our practice areas.

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Henry Hood

Senior Partner

Henry Hood

Senior Partner

Jo Carr-West

Partner

Jo Carr-West

Partner

Richard Kershaw

Partner

Richard Kershaw

Partner

Olivia Piercy

Partner

Olivia Piercy

Partner

Amy Scollan

Partner

Amy Scollan

Partner

Mark Stiebel

Partner

Mark Stiebel

Partner

Eri Horrocks

Senior Associate

Eri Horrocks

Senior Associate

Anna Roiser

Knowledge Development Lawyer

Anna Roiser

Senior Associate

Polly Atkins

Associate

Polly Atkins

Associate

Philippa Kum

Associate

Philippa Kum

Associate

Constance Tait

Associate

Constance Tait

Associate

Bertie Cornett

Paralegal

Bertie Cornett

Paralegal

Aman Khokhar

Trainee Solicitor

Aman Khokhar

Trainee Solicitor

Latest Family Headlines

Sep 28, 2023
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Henry Hood comments on the recent judgment in DH v RH in the Financial Remedies Journal
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Jo Carr-West comments on pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements in Tatler
Jun 20, 2023
Hunters’ Partners earn rankings in the Best Lawyers UK 2024
Jun 19, 2023
Polly Atkins discusses child maintenance in high net worth cases in ThoughtLeaders4 HNW Divorce magazine
“A really excellent firm. Strength across the board in the family team and at all levels from senior partners to associates. Providing excellent value for money. Dedicated and committed and extremely supportive of its clients – providing sound and realistic advice with a proper eye on costs”

The Legal 500 2021

“There is no other firm that manages clients’ expectations as its lawyers does, or who will better hold the clients’ hand in what is often such a traumatic and difficult time for them”

The Legal 500 2020

“All of the partners are extremely able, headed up by the king of rainmakers, the indomitable Henry Hood. The department now also has some of the best associates in London. It has such strength throughout”

The Legal 500 2021

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