Family Law Solicitors

Family law and family financial disputes can be the most difficult cases for everyone involved. Orchid Solicitors are committed to providing you with the highest standard of legal advice combined with a professional and sympathetic approach to make the process as smooth as possible. 

We work towards achieving the best outcome by paying close attention to your individual needs and invite you to contact our office in Ilford for more information on how we can help.
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The best advice at a difficult time

Our specialist team provides legal advice in all areas of family law and our expertise is delivered by experienced solicitors who all share the same goal of providing you with a secure outcome that is beneficial for you and your families.

We try wherever possible to keep matters out of the courts and aim instead for an amicable outcome achieved through mediation or other non-confrontational methods. We believe that this is a much better route for families as it avoids a lengthy and often expensive processes and is often likely to achieve an amicable and fair agreement.

Experienced solicitors in family law

Family Law covers a wide range of situations and circumstances involving partners, spouses, children and other family members. It is important that you are aware of the full range of options available to you, which is why our lawyers make sure that you are not discouraged or confused by legal jargon.

  • Divorce and Financial Matters
  • Judicial separation and nullity
  • Financial matters, including after an overseas divorce
  • Deed of Separation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Financial injunctions
  • Child Arrangements Orders (previously Residence and Contact Orders)
  • Parental Responsibility
  • Prohibited Steps Orders
  • Specific Issue Orders
  • Non Molestation Orders
  • Occupation Orders
  • Transfer of Tenancy
  • Family Mediation Referral


Mediators help you to find solutions to the issues that you face on the breakdown of your relationship in a safe and supported environment.

In mediation we will refer you to one of our experienced mediators who will sit with you and your partner and will help you to identify and try and reach agreement on the issues that you cannot agree on.

A mediator is not a judge and will not impose any decisions on you. The mediator, using their experience will guide you and your partner to explore the options and find solutions that work for your unique circumstances and those of any children that you have.

The mediator is a neutral third party and will facilitate conversations between you that you may be finding difficult to have following the breakdown of your relationship.

Benefits of mediation

  • Reduces conflict
  • You keep control of the process and of any decisions
  • Meetings take place at a time of your convenience
  • It focuses on the needs of your children
  • Ensures confidentiality
  • Quicker, less stressful and dramatically cheaper than court

Seek legal advice as soon as you can if:

  • you are at risk of having nowhere to live
  • you are at risk of domestic violence or abuse
  • your ex-partner is not giving you enough access to your children
  • you are in a vulnerable financial position compared with your ex-partner
  • you are unsure what a fair settlement between you would look like
  • you have a lot of assets
  • you got married abroad, or you, your ex-partner or your children have non-UK nationality

Family law solicitors for you

Our specialist team of family law solicitors aim to make the legal process as simple as possible for you by providing high quality advice and representation in all family law and financial legal matters. If you would like more advice or to book a consultation please contact our team at our office in Ilford at the details below.

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