Freemans Solicitors wins at Diversity Legal Awards 2018

We are honoured and proud to announce that Freemans has won two awards at the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2018. Managing Diverse Talent Award: Freemans Solicitors Highly Commended BSN Lifetime Achievement Award: Kishoree Kotecha-Pau Thank you to...

Congratulations to our specialist Children team of the Freemans Family Department on their ranking in Chambers & Partners UK 2019 edition

What is Chambers & Partners UK?  Chambers & Partners UK provides a concise guide of the best law firms and lawyers in the UK. Their research team undertake in-depth research into various law firms before ranking the very best. What have...

Freemans Criminal and Family Departments ranked in the 2018 edition of the Legal 500

We are delighted to announce that two departments have been included in the prestigious Legal 500 this year. Our Criminal department have been ranked tier 3 and our Family department ranked tier 2; both recognised for their exceptional knowledge and...

Freemans finalists in two categories at this year's UK Diversity Legal Awards

The 2018 UK Diversity Legal Awards finalists have been announced and we are extremely honoured to have been shortlisted in not one but two categories. We pride ourselves on being diverse and  diversity has been a part of this firm’s constitution...

We are delighted to announce that Hilka Hollman has been appointed a partner at Freemans Solicitors

We are delighted to announce that Hilka Hollman has been appointed a partner at Freemans Solicitors.  Hilka specialises in complex international children law cases, particularly adoptions with an international element, Hague and non-Hague Convention...

We are proud to announce that for another year the team at Freemans will be participating in the 10km 2018 London Legal charity walk

The  London Legal charity walk to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust which funds Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and around London.  We know that these agencies do a fantastic job in helping to prevent homelessness, resolving...

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...

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...