With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it is important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts and…Read More
Cohabitation Claims and Agreements
Our highly skilled and experienced family lawyers are specialists at providing advice and assistance to parties who are not married.
"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 cohabitation expertise covers a wide range of issues including:
- Financial claims;
- Children issues;
- Claims in relation to property;
- The formation of cohabitation agreements.
We assist many of our clients to negotiate settlements in all of these areas but are equally experienced at pursuing such matters through litigation.
For a confidential, no-obligation call-back from one of our family lawyers, please email your contact details and a brief summary.
04 Oct, 2016
12 Sep, 2016
More time together in the family calendar can often be the enemy of marriage, write Charmaine Hast and Rosie Schumm.Read More
26 Jul, 2016
Will London’s status as a favoured place for international couples to get divorced change because the UK has voted to leave the European Union?Read More
22 Jun, 2016
Charmaine Hast, Head of the Family Team discusses how divorce affects the world of investment.Read More
27 May, 2016
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
29 Apr, 2015
Gemma Vines considers practical issues when contemplating mirror orders on an application for leave to remove.Read More
01 Apr, 2015
20 Mar, 2015
Charmaine Hast talks to International Business Times about why the case could be a warning for other wealthy businessmenRead More
13 Mar, 2015
It is indeed a frightening prospect when one severs the ties of matrimonial "bliss" and a decree absolute is granted confirming that one is free to remarry, to then…Read More
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