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We are experts in family and divorce law, providing sensitive, empathetic and experienced advice upon the breakdown of relationships and child related matters.

Whatever situation you find yourself in, we are here to help with an accomplished team of family law solicitors who have years of experience assisting those who require specialist legal advice.

Whether you are navigating the intricacies of cohabitation and children matters, pre-nuptial agreements or divorce and separation, we can guide you through what can be an emotional and difficult time.

What is family law?

Family law is a branch of law that deals with family-related matters. It covers a wide range of legal issues, including divorce, child custody, adoption, and domestic violence. Family law is designed to protect the rights and interests of families and individuals involved in domestic relationships.

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How Moore Barlow can help

Here at Moore Barlow, we have the expertise and experience to help you deal with whatever family law issues you may be faced with. Whether you are going through a divorce, separation, require advice regarding your children, or need a pre-nuptial or cohabitation agreement during a relationship, we are here to help.

Our team of experienced and respected family and divorce lawyers are based in London, Richmond, Southampton, Guildford, Lymington, and Woking.

How can we help you and your family?


Offering expert legal advice and support if you are facing divorce and assisting you to make the right decisions for you and those affected by it.


Helping you make decisions that are in the best interests of your child and choosing the child arrangements that work for everyone involved.

Financial settlements

We have extensive knowledge in the financial issues arising from a divorce or separation and in managing the negotiations to find the best solution for you and your children.

Civil partnership dissolution

Providing legal advice to enable you to amicably dissolve a civil partnership, as well as fairly divide assets for your respective future needs.

Mediation & collaborative approach

Alleviating the stress of separation through positive negotiation, with the hope of minimising the damaging effect on those involved and the time and costs incurred.

International family law

Resolving international issues including child abduction and divorce when the parties live in different countries by providing expert legal advice to help you navigate the complexities.

Notary services

Giving you the option to manage personal affairs, by notarising forms and ensuring you have the correct documentation.

Pre & post-nuptial agreement

Making sure that your assets and personal wealth is protected in the event of a separation or divorce, by drafting such agreements before or during a marriage.

Cohabitation agreements

Ensuring you and your assets will be protected when in an unmarried relationship by providing clear and practical guidance upon the terms of a cohabitation agreement.


Guiding you through the legal consequences of a separation as a married or unmarried couple to achieve an amicable solution for all involved.

Parents & grandparents

Advising parents and extended family members such as grandparents upon your ongoing relationship with a child after the breakdown of the parental relationship.

About the Moore Barlow family team

We are experts in family and divorce law, providing sensitive, empathetic and experienced advice upon the breakdown of relationships and child related matters.

We are here to help

Particularly skilled in navigating your differences when it comes to issues centred around family and divorce, we will help to avoid confrontation which can make finding a resolution harder. We offer a number of options provided by our skilled lawyers, many of whom are trained as mediators and in the collaborative practice as well.

We are recognised by the Legal 500 for providing excellent, proactive, and responsive advice, in addition to ranking in the Chambers and Partners directory and The Times Best Law Firms list.

If you need help from a family law solicitor regarding a relationship break down and the issues that arise from such an occurrence, contact our team one of our regional offices across London, Richmond, Southampton, Guildford, Lymington, and Woking.

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