Wedlake Bell's Family Team were instrumental in obtaining clarification from the Supreme Court on 23 May 2016 in the case of In the matter of Re D (a child).Read More
Our Family Team can advise on all aspects of civil partnerships, as introduced by changes in the law in December 2005.
"From the beginning I just feel like everything has been really well managed. The firm has a really great atmosphere and is really professional, comfortable and welcoming."
Chambers UK, 2016
"They are an increasingly substantial presence in divorce work and are supported by a great team."
Chambers UK, 2016
Charmaine Hast has a ‘wealth of experience that she delivers to clients in spades’. Hast advised on a prenuptial contract worth £2.5bn.
Legal 500, 2015
Charmaine Hast heads the team at Wedlake Bell LLP, which also includes collaborative specialist Conrad Adam, shari’ah law guru Trisha Siddique and children law practitioner Gemma Vines.
Legal 500, 2014
Our expert Family Team helps clients to understand the implications of forming or ending civil partnerships, including issues in relation to both finances and children.
We can also assist clients who wish to draw up pre-civil partnership agreements.
Thanks to our international experience, we can advise clients on the recognition of formal same-sex unions entered into in a foreign jurisdiction.
For a confidential, no-obligation call-back from one of our family lawyers, please email your contact details and a brief summary.
27 May, 2016
19 May, 2016
Charmaine Hast and Andrew O’Keeffe discuss the complications of death before divorce in an article published in Spears Magazine on 16 May 2016.Read More
29 Apr, 2015
Gemma Vines considers practical issues when contemplating mirror orders on an application for leave to remove.Read More
01 Apr, 2015
11 Mar, 2015
Today the Supreme Court handed down a potentially landmark divorce judgment. The case, Wyatt v Vince, centred on whether a spouse could bring a financial claim…Read More
05 Feb, 2014
13 March 2014 is the date by which gay couples are required to give notice of their marriage intentions if they want to be one of the first gay couples to marry…Read More