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We are delighted to announce that we have again been recognised as a Leading Firm in Family Law in The Legal 500 2021.

The International Family Law Group LLP is a specialist firm with an emphasis on a conciliatory approach to family matters, which is 'brilliant on international issues'. It is equally adept at advising on financial and on children’s matters relating to relationship breakdown.

Clients include ultra-high-net-worth and high-net-worth individuals, among them professionals, entrepreneurs, CEOs, and media, entertainment and sports personalities. Ann Thomas and David Hodson OBE MCIArb have a wealth of experience in this area.

Helen Blackburn is a cross-border child law specialist and is regularly instructed by the International Child Abduction and Contact Unit in its capacity as the Central Authority in England and Wales to bring proceedings in relation to child abduction.

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  • iFLG was established by David Hodson OBE MCIArb and Ann Thomas who have both remained among the very best family law solicitors for many years. They have built up a formidable team

  • ‘iFLG provides clients with high-quality legal advice and assistance in respect of all areas of domestic and international family law.

  • A highly specialist cross-border practice. A very hands-on, personable and client-focused team that is very easy to work with

  • ‘iFLG  now has a presence across all areas of family law. There are few London practices with the strength in depth which iFLG can offer. 

  • 'Helen Blackburn is one of the top children lawyers in London. She has an exceptionally strong practice across all areas of children’s law, particularly those cases with an international dimension’

  • David Hodson OBE MCIArb  is very collaborative, solutions focused, knowledgeable and knows what he is doing

  • David Hodson OBE MCIArb is a legend in family law circles. He is calm, reassuring and generally right. There are few partners who deal with international financial work with his level of gravitas and knowledge. He is a stellar individual

  • ‘The ‘iFLG team combines an unparalleled knowledge of international family law with excellent client skills. The team provides a first-class service at a cost which is not excessive. 

  • 'Lucy Loizou, Lucy GreenwoodHelen Blackburn and Michael Allum are all outstanding

  • Lucy Greenwood is a first-class operator for divorce and finance cases. Helen Blackburn must be one of the leading children practitioners working in London and Michael Allum is proving to be talented and in demand. Stuart Clark is very strategic and thoughtful. A determined litigator