International Family Law

In today’s increasingly globalised world, it’s more common to buy property abroad, move abroad or marry someone from overseas. These international factors can make life more difficult when a relationship breaks down. Any divorce or separation can be stressful but the complexities of international law can add to that stress. Our expert lawyers have years of experience in international family law issues so we can help to reduce your stress and make sure that your separation is handled efficiently and with your best interests in mind.

The Importance Of Good Legal Advice

If you are experiencing difficulty in your relationship or marriage and are unsure how your affairs will be affected if you split from your partner, it is worth seeking professional advice.  A lawyer will be able to help you understand the divorce laws and process of separating assets in different countries and territories, while informing you on the best way to protect your interests.

Work Alongside Experts In International Family Law

Our renowned International Family Law team boast specialist knowledge in the following areas:

  • Forum disputes (which country to get divorced in)
  • Financial claims within English or foreign jurisdictions
  • Enforcement of English Orders for financial relief before foreign jurisdictions
  • Off-shore business interests and trusts
  • Pensions
  • Property
  • Child abduction
  • Tax and revenue implications of transfer of assets offshore or the bringing of assets on-shore
  • Freezing an individual’s assets to prevent them being removed or disposed of

Benefit From Our Experienced Representation

As one of the UK’s most respected law firms, we benefit from extensive experience helping clients find solutions to the most complex of family problems. Whether you live abroad, or have assets overseas, our specialist Family Law teams are able to resolve disputes, while overcoming any challenges that arise.

Providing clear and measured legal advice, we work with your interests at the forefront of everything we do, and will use our vast experience to help you resolve your issues as quickly and efficiently as possible.

As members of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a worldwide association of practising lawyers recognised by their peers as the most experienced Family Law specialists in their respective countries, Irwin Mitchell are well equipped to handle any issues arising out of an international divorce or separation.

Contact Us For Further Information

For an initial discussion about your international family law concerns contact us online or call us on 0370 1500 100 with no obligation.