November 29, 2022

Can my Solicitor Attend Mediation?

In traditional mediation you sit with your former partner and a trained mediator to discuss arrangements directly.  You will usually attend several sessions, during which the mediator will help to keep the conversation on track, whilst also ensuring the agreements you reach are lawful...

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November 28, 2022

Court Backlog Ruining Lives

Divorce is on the increase again with the most recent statistics showing 113,000 divorces in 2021, up nearly 10% on the previous year, which has had a significant impact on wait times. On average it now takes 52 weeks to conclude divorce proceedings. In addition, official figures show that...

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October 3, 2022

Recognition for our Family Law Specialists in Legal 500 2023

The latest publication includes the following commentary about Allard Bailey Family Law: ‘The ‘attentive and responsive team’ at Allard Bailey Family Law ‘undertakes a high volume of HNW work – which is testament to its expertise’.  The team of ‘very experi...

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February 28, 2022

Family Team Partner Promotions

“These well-deserved promotions reflect the hard work and commitment of two impressive solicitors who have gone above and beyond to deliver outstanding service to clients in a difficult climate. With the continued effort of our new partners and colleagues in the firm, I have no doubt tha...

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January 17, 2022

Leading Partner joins Allard Bailey Family Law team

Siobhan’s forensic eye and experience tracking assets will benefit clients with disputes involving worldwide assets, trusts and cases of non or incomplete financial disclosure.  “I’m excited to join Allard Bailey Family Law with its reputation for doing things differently. ...

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November 25, 2021

Free Parenting Guide Offered to Separating Families

Allard Bailey Family Law joins with thousands of family professionals to launch Resolutions’ Parenting Through Separation Guide during Good Divorce Week. The free guide is available to any parent seeking help during their separation. It contains advice about how to co-parent with a f...

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October 5, 2021

Allard Bailey Recognised as Leading Firm for Third Year

Through independent research, The Legal 500 has gathered and published the following feedback about the firm: ‘Louise Allard and Sabrina Bailey make up a stellar partnership in this boutique firm … providing all the skill and advice of a No. 1 London firm, at less cost and with a frien...

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January 8, 2021

Happy New Year, Happy New Team Member

Jennifer has a diverse client base which has included high profile clients and their partners, members of the entertainment industry, other lawyers, entrepreneurs, city professionals and clients whose primary responsibility is caring for their children. Jennifer holds the Law Society’s F...

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December 12, 2020

Stephen Fry joins Allard Bailey in video campaign to fight prejudice against same-sex parenting

Louise Allard, Joint Managing Partner of Allard Bailey: “Despite the progress that has been made for the LGBT community in recent years, many people still view same-sex parenting with suspicion.  Sadly, children face bullying because of their same-sex parents and their parents often fac...

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October 1, 2020

Recommended in Legal 500 2021

Through independent research, it has gathered the following feedback about the firm: ‘Allard Bailey was very efficient, transparent and supportive and clearly knew the ins and outs of the legal procedure. I felt that I was in very capable hands and was very pleased I had employed the tea...

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July 23, 2020

Supporting the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2020

When you run your own business, there will always be an overlap between your professional and personal life.  To ensure you can achieve both your business and personal aspirations, it is important that your solicitors fully understand how the decisions you make in your private life ca...

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March 17, 2020

New Private Wealth, Wills & Estates Service

Sangeeta can advise on: Preparation of tax efficient Wills Power of Attorney, Deputyship Applications and Lasting Powers of Attorney Protection of wealth from claims by adverse third parties Probate and administration of estates Inheritance and capital gains tax planning such as gifting, l...

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March 16, 2020

Lawyers Available Out of Hours For Remote Appointments

For appointment enquiries call +44 (0)20 7993 2936 or email If you are not ready to speak to a solicitor, you can use our free family law portal to find out where you stand legally and the steps you could take to move forward when you wish to do so.

September 30, 2019

Allard Bailey Recommended by The Legal 500

The Legal 500 conducts independent research and has gathered the following feedback about the firm, which is featured in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2020 edition: ‘The lawyers are highly experienced and knowledgeable, quite possibly better than the most famous city firms. At the sam...

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May 16, 2019

The London Legal Walk 2019

For further information about The London Legal Walk, please visit London Legal Support Trust. Legal Advice If you would like to speak confidentially to our team of family lawyers you can call 020 7993 2936 to schedule a no-obligation consultation or make a Contact Request here.&n...

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April 18, 2019

Allard Bailey Launches New Technology to help Clients

Sabrina Bailey, Joint Managing Partner of Allard Bailey Family Law, who customised Settify for the firm, said: “We are committed to delivering a truly flexible service that meets the needs of our busy clients. Introducing Settify is an exciting development as it ensures that clients get ...

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November 13, 2018

“Alternative” Families: Adoption and Surrogacy

At Allard Bailey, we recognise that adoption and surrogacy are not just legal processes but deeply personal journeys, often following exhaustive conception attempts, or failed IVF. Our specialist solicitors can sensitively guide and advise you on the right legal framework to achieve the ri...

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