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Specialists in international adoption

Our lawyers are able to help those thinking about adopting a child that is currently in local authority care, a relative or a step child.

We also specialise in international adoption. This is a particularly complex, distinct area of family law – even within international family law itself. Breaches of the law and regulations carry serious criminal penalties as well as immigration difficulties for those wanting to adopt and the children involved.

Expert legal advice and assistance is absolutely crucial right from the beginning of the process.

We represent single people and couples considering international adoption and can advise and guide you through this very complex area of international family law.


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Our specialists are knowledgeable, friendly and experts in their own individual fields.




Please send us a message with your query. Alternatively, request a call back, if you would like us to call you. We will be in touch within 24 hours.



High Court recognises foreign adoption from Nepal

The High Court recently handed down judgment formally recognising the status of an adoption that took place in 2008 in Nepal. Mr Justice Macdonald gave judgment following a 5 day hearing in July recognising the foreign adoption of T. A copy of the judgment is available online.

FAQ: Adoption

Frequently asked questions ­about Adoption