Divorce and separation

When a relationship breaks down, thinking about the future for your family and finances is distressing. You might also have to work with lawyers for the first time, which can feel daunting.

With a number of options available to you, it is helpful to have legal support to guide you through the implications of these choices. Having this clarity will help you make practical decisions that suit you and your family, both now and in the long-term.

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Supportive and practical advice

Our specialist lawyers will work closely with you to understand your situation and what is most important to you. This approach allows them to act as a support for you. They will guide you through the entire process and explain how to protect your best interests.

At such a stressful time, it is comforting to know that our lawyers will manage the negotiations to reduce your exposure to conflict wherever possible. Our aim is to prevent your case from reaching court, and we may refer you to mediation or represent you in round-the-table negotiations, known as collaborative law, to resolve your settlement quickly and efficiently.

As well as guiding you through the processes and paperwork, we will provide you with pragmatic advice about timings to ease the stress for yourself and your family, particularly if children are involved. You may also be under a lot of financial pressure, so we strive to keep your fees to a minimum and follow a transparent fee structure to give you clarity on your legal costs.

If you are going through a divorce or separation, you might find our tips on the process helpful.


Our Family team has been involved in a number of divorce and separation matters including:

  • assisting a dual-national client in obtaining a divorce in the UK with reference to other jurisdictions
  • guiding a client that had cohabited with their partner for a significant period of time and had children together through separation matters


Without the expert and professional counsel made available to me by the Thrings family team I shudder to think where I would be.   I cannot thank them enough and would have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone who is going through a divorce.

I think people can underestimate how difficult these situations can be, and having a friendly, approachable person to give legal advice is invaluable.  I would definitely recommend Thrings in the future.

Client testimonials