Divorce and separation

A relationship breakdown can be traumatic and stressful, with long-term implications for you, your children and your financial security. We understand that this might be your first experience with working with a lawyer, so we will take time to guide you through the legal issues of a relationship breakdown, providing sensitive and practical advice to fit your personal circumstances.

If your relationship is at an end, you have a range of choices available. Our family law experts can guide you through these options and their legal implications, explaining how to protect your interests.

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Supportive and practical advice

Our specialist family lawyers will always do their best to prevent your case from reaching Court. Our focus and dispute resolution aims to reduce your exposure to stress, expense and conflict. We can negotiate, refer you to mediation or manage round the table negotiation, such as collaborative law. We also understand that you may be under a lot of financial pressure, so we strive to keep your fees to a minimum and provide a transparent fee structure to give you clarity on your legal costs.

As well as guiding you through the processes and paperwork necessary to divorce or separate, we will provide you with pragmatic advice as to timings to ease the stress for yourself and your family, particularly if children are involved. See our top tips on divorce and separation.


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 United Kingdom with reference to other jurisdictions
  • assisting a client in separating from their partner after having cohabited for a significant period of time and having had children together


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



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