Our legal practice in London is headed by Kirsty Richards. Kirsty is the Head of our Family Department and a Director at National Legal Service.
Kirsty is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children Panel and specialises in public children’s law proceedings, representing children’s guardians, parents, special guardians and interveners.
"I found the staff at National Legal Service to be kind, caring and compassionate. They have always answered questions promptly and within a way that was easy for me to understand."
In addition to Kirsty’s team, there are 5 further experienced and dedicated teams with recognised expertise in the area of family law and care proceedings, helping us to provide specialist support to both Legal Aid and private clients in London. All our supervising solicitors at London are accredited specialists; Laura Burrows; Krishna Bhooi; Thakmina Begum; Suna Duzgan and Asma Begum; with Kirsty Richards and Sheena Donlon as our heads of Family and Care.
Our centrally located office, which sits within easy walking distance of Liverpool Street Station, makes our family lawyers accessible to all in the city.
Matters of family law are often distressing for those involved as they typically relate to issues such as divorce and separation, custody of children, domestic violence and emergency protection orders.
Having a legal representative who understands the nuances of this emotive, complicated arena of law to provide accurate guidance, advocacy and support can remove some of the strain from proceedings. We are multi-cultural and multi-lingual and our diverse team likewise represents a very diverse client base, of all genders, nationalities and walks of life.
The solicitors who make up our legal team in London are not just experienced professionals committed to dealing with your case with professionalism, empathy and prudence. They are also respected within their field and belong to accredited organisations including Resolution, Family Panel and Law Society Children. This expertise means that if social services are involved with your family and are threatening to remove your child(ren) from your care and/or you have a dispute about child arrangements with your ex partner; whatever the nature of your family law dispute, one of our specialist solicitors will be able to offer you exceptional legal advice and client care. Each of our teams are supported by qualified solicitors, trainees, paralegals and caseworkers meaning we have the ability to act urgently and efficiently if you have to be represented with very short notice.
National Legal Service is the UK’s largest provider of legal aid for domestic abuse victims and we undertake both legal aid and private client work. We will carry out a preliminary assessment to advise you if you are likely to be eligible for free legal advice and representation.
Do not wait to get legal advice as early intervention will often see a reduced number of issues that you need to then deal with in a formal setting, such as a court.
Book an initial free consultation and contact National Legal Service in London on 020 3601 5051.
We know that no two cases are ever the same and we are dedicated to guiding you through the legal process with tailored solutions which work for you. Fill out the form below to request your free consultation today.