Family Law

Family dynamics are ever changing and you will often find yourselves liaising with numerous different adults who are all claiming to have responsibility for the same child. Our Family team can offer detailed advice about the rights of parents and those with Parental Responsibility; providing assistance with day to day issues and conflicts that may arise.

The inter-play between Education Law and Family Law must be understood to avoid potential liability. Our team is on hand to help you interpret the law and understand Court Orders in relation to children in your care.

All members of our Family team are private law specialists and members of Resolution; a national organisation of Family lawyers committed to a non-confrontational approach to resolving any disputes.

Our team is well regarded locally and nationally and our expertise is recognised in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners 2017. Our team is headed by Kirpal Bidmead, a “notable practitioner” with over 20 years of experience. 

What we can help you with:

  • Issues relating to Parental Rights and Parental Responsibility;
  • Conflicts between parents in relation to specific issues; schooling, consent to school trips etc.
  • Advice on ensuring your administrative procedures protect you from future potential liability;
  • Issues regarding the inter-play between Private Children Law and your obligation under Education Law;
  • The interpretation of legislation and Court Orders in relation to children in your care; and
  • Providing details of guidance and support services for parents and children struggling to cope with divorce or separation


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