Useful Information

To contact the Family Department call our Atlantic Road office on 020 7095 5700

Email the Family Department

Family & Childcare Department

Head of Department
- Danny Lyness

- Charlotte Image
- Dominic Geodjenian
- Rosalind Brown
- Sunila Kurtha
- Linda Sylvanus

Family & Childcare Law

The Department is dedicated to carrying on with the highest of standards reached by its Founding Partner Jane Cummins.

Wainwright & Cummins has an outstanding reputation for its expertise in family matters such as divorce, separation and other domestic matters.

We have gained that reputation through a combination of our Legal Skills and human empathy and take great pride in building strong client relationships during what is a difficult time for our clients.

Based at our Atlantic Road office the Family Department offers advice and support in the following areas:

Family Law

  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Cohabitation Agreements and Disputes
  • Divorce and Separation including matters relating to finance and children
  • Domestic Violence and Harassment
  • Divorce

Children Law

Private Law

Areas covered include the following:-

  • Contact
  • Residence
  • Parental Responsibility
  • Prohibited Steps Orders which may involve the prevention of removal from the jurisdiction
  • Specific Issue Orders which cover, for example, disputes over change of name
  • Special Guardianship Orders

Public Law

Advice and Representation for parents and other parties in disputes with the Local Authorities with regard to

  • Emergency Protection Orders
  • Care Proceedings
  • Adoption