Good luck to our Partner and Head of the Family Department, Nina Hansen. She will be speaking about 'Issues with international travel with children' at Resolution's 30th National Conference this weekend.

Nina will be joined by Anna Wormwood of Penningtons Manches in discussing this highly topical issue. If you are a separated, or divorced parent, and are considering travelling with your children outside of England and Wales, please contact our specialist ...

Our Immigration Department's case of KO is in the UK Supreme Court today! The issue: Should the impact on the child be taken into account by the Court or Tribunal when they are considering deporting the parent for misconduct

Re KO(Nigeria) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) is being heard on the 17th and 19th April by the UK Supreme Court – the question they are being asked to answer is “ When considering the public interest in...

When considering the public interest in deportation, should a Court or Tribunal take into account parental misconduct when assessing whether the effect of deportation on a child is "unduly harsh"?

That is the issue that the Supreme Court is set to consider next week in a the case of KO (Nigeria) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  (Respondent) brought by Freemans Immigration Department together with Leading Counsel Ian...

Freemans are pleased to announce that we have been voted 'Adoption Law Firm of the Year' by Lawyer's Monthly magazine

We are particularly proud to be recognised for this as it follows a year where the department has been going from strength to strength, as a result of Hilka Hollmann joining our team, which she did in 2016. Our adoption team organised, with Garden Court...

Freemans are delighted to announce that they are the outright winners of the Lawyer monthly award in the category of - Business Crime - Law Firm of the Year - UK

The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2017 recognises the achievements of law firms, lawyers, barristers and those connected to the legal world who have a proven track record in delivering results for their clients over the past twelve months. The awards are...

Pharmacist cleared of father's murder

Freemans Solicitors represented Pharmacist  cleared of father’s murder and praised by judge for his 'compassion'. Mr Desai’s solicitor, Kishoree Kotecha-Pau , said outside court: “This is a very sad case. Mr Desai and his...

Legal 500 Rankings

We are really proud of our Family and Criminal teams who yet again are ranked in Legal 500! Partners Michael Field , Kishoree Kotecha Pau ,  Nina Hansen  and Laura Coyle are listed as recommended lawyers as is Associate Solicitor  Hilka...

Adoption and Surrogacy Conference - 30th October 2017

Freemans are running a one day seminar on adoption and surrogacy on 30th October 2017 at Garden Court Chambers. Click here for more details.             ...

Freemans co-sponsor Women of Influence event

Freemans Solicitors were very pleased to co-sponsor the University of Leicester’s Women of Influence event on 4 May. We have strong links with the University of Leicester thanks to alumni Kishoree Kotecha-Pau . Kishoree attended the event along with ...

Freemans to take part in London Legal Walk Monday 22 May 2017

We are proud to announce that for another year the team at Freemans will be participating in the London Legal Walk on Monday 22 May 2017. This is a 10km charity walk organised by the London Legal Support Trust in aid of raising funds for free legal advice...

Egeneonu v Egeneonu [2017] EWHC 43 (Fam)

Laura Coyle in our Family department successfully represented the father in this Wardship case. ...

What is Family Mediation Week

Organised by the FMA, the aim of Family Mediation Week (23-27 January 2017) is to let more people know about the benefits of family mediation, and to encourage separating couples to consider family mediation as a way of helping them to take control...

Family Mediation Week 23rd - 27th January 2016

Organised by the FMA, the aim of Family Mediation Week (23-27 January 2017) is to let more people know about the benefits of family mediation, and to encourage separating couples to consider family mediation as a way of helping them to take control...

Freemans Solicitors are proud to launch the EEA Check and Send Service on Monday 23rd January 2017

Many European Nationals will be worried about the potential impact of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union on their immigration status & associated rights in the United Kingdom. Some European Nationals may wish to obtain some form of...

Freemans are pleased to announce the launch of free Employment advice clinic

Freemans are pleased to announce the launch of their free Employment advice clinic* Louise Taft will be running sessions on Monday afternoons. If you have a query about your employer or employee, feel free to make an appointment for advice. Advice...

Freemans Solicitors fundraising for London Legal Walk 2016 totals £570.00

Following on from our earlier news post on 22 May 2016, we are proud to announce that the Freemans team raised a grand total of £570.00 for the London Legal Support Trust at this year’s London Legal Walk. This money will be used to support...

Inter-country adoption: an overview

Read about international adoptions in Hilka Hollmann’s article for Resolution Review Magazine, here . We are also very excited about our forthcoming multidisciplinary seminar on international adoptions on 14 November at the Law Society, sponsored by...

Legal 500 and Family Law Awards 2016

We are really proud of our Family and Criminal teams who yet again are ranked in Legal 500! Partners Michael Field, Kishoree Kotecha Pau and Nina Hansen are listed as recommended lawyers as are Associates Andrew Andrews, Laura Coyle and Hilka...

International Adoption Seminar, London, 14th November 2016

Freemans are organising an inter country adoption seminar on 14th November 2016 in London.   Lord Justice McFarlane , Mrs Justice Theis , Kathryn Cronin (Head of Chambers at Garden Court Chambers and specialist immigration and family barrister),...

Legal 500 and the Family Law awards!

We are really proud of our Family and Criminal teams who yet again are ranked in Legal 500! Partners Michael Field, Kishoree Kotecha Pau and Nina Hansen are listed as recommended Lawyers as are Associates Andrew Andrews, Laura Coyle and Hilka Hollmann. ...

FGM in Context

Congratulations to Hilka Hollmann , our adoption specialist, for her published article on "FGM in Context" in the May/June 2016 edition of Resolution The Review Magazine.      ...

Freemans Creates Specialist Employment Department

We are delighted to announce that Louise Taft will be joining Freemans Solicitors on 27th June enabling us to commence a specialist Employment Department .  Louise has been assisting both employers and employees with dispute resolution as well...

Freemans Solicitors raises £520 for London Legal Walk 2016

Thank you to everyone who sponsored the Freemans team in the recent London Legal sponsored Walk. A total of £520 was raised.   The team consisted of Ganesh Khatri, Suzy Caetano, Andriana Syrimis, Hilka Hollmann, Russell Henry, Kishoree...

Freemans will be participating in The London Legal Walk 2016 today!

We are proud to announce that for another year the team at Freemans will be participating in the 10km charity walk in aid of raising funds for free legal advice charities in London and the South East.   We are walking with the Lord Chief Justice and...

European Migrant Crisis: Food for Thought

Our Mr Shabab Hamid , Solicitor, gave a TV interview recently sharing his legal opinion on the current European Migrant Crisis, which still continues to cause great concern to those observing international human rights law.   ...