Family Law

Appleby's Family Law team provides advice in respect of all types of matrimonial law issues from prenuptial and postnuptial agreements to divorce and ancillary (financial) relief matters. 

Appleby has the personnel and expertise to deal with any size of case, from ‘small money’ divorce cases where the parties have limited resources to those concerning high-net-worth clients with complex and substantial assets. Appleby's Family Law team also have substantial experience in dealing with all types of private law children matters from parental responsibility disputes and contact arrangements to involved disagreements regarding financial provision for children.

Appleby offers the boutique, tailor made advice that one would expect from a friendly local law firm, whilst being perfectly placed to draw upon the wealth of expertise available in a global law firm which houses specialist trust, property and commercial law departments.  As such, we confidently deal with the more complicated aspects of divorce, particularly those which involve trust funds, company valuations, share portfolios and local property, as many of our cases do.  As part of an offshore firm with a global presence Appleby is also practiced in dealing with divorce and children cases which have a multi-jurisdictional element.

The Family Law team offer a cost conscious, highly professional and discreet service to all of our clients. We work closely as a team to offer our clients reliable, resourceful and robust advice. We understand the emotional and financial impact that family law disputes can have upon individuals, and are devoted to dealing with such matters economically and efficiently but with empathy.

Areas of service include:

  • Family law including maintenance, residence and contact disputes, Schedule 1 proceedings and other issues related to children
  • Matrimonial proceedings, including divorce and ancillary relief, pre-nuptial and postnuptial agreements and emergency injunctive relief