If you or your children are in danger from a family member our lawyers will work quickly to ensure your protection. We will advice you on what protection order you require from the Court and seek to have it in place as a matter of urgency. Contact our specialist family lawyers for further help.
Mark Freedman Partner
“Osbornes Law offers affluent clients representation in high-value, complex family matters.”
“Osbornes has one of the strongest family law teams in the business with a very wide range of experience and seniority. They are uniquely placed to cater for every avenue of family legal difficulty, whether financial or children.”
If you or your children are subjected to violence or harassment from a family member or cohabitee, we recommend you seek urgent advice.
We can advise whether you may obtain family law Orders from the Court to protect you from further violence and whether you are entitled to public funding. The Family Law Act injunctions that are available are as follows:
- Non-Molestation Order – This may be appropriate if you and/or your children are subject to or threatened violence. It may also be appropriate to seek this in cases of pestering, such as if you are receiving abusive text messages or repeated telephone calls in the middle of the night and where the Protection from Harassment Act is insufficient. When this Order is made, it carries an automatic power of arrest.
- Occupation Order – excludes the other party from your home and/or the immediate surrounding area or designated place when the violence and/or threats are very serious and where on balance it is better that the order be made.
Urgent help from our family lawyers
As soon as we are instructed, we act quickly and, where appropriate, can apply to the court within one day, without the other party knowing, to obtain an order to protect you and/or your children. If you are entitled to public funding, we may be able to secure funding on a same-day basis, where an urgent application to the Court is necessary.
Housing and community care advice
Due to the violence and harassment you are suffering, providing you and your children with emergency accommodation and other support may be necessary. We will work closely with our housing and community care lawyers in this situation to provide you with the support needed.
- National Domestic Violence 24hr Helpline: 0808 2000 247
- Camden Safety Net is a domestic violence project set up to support anyone affected by domestic violence who lives in Camden. They offer advice and referrals to seek assistance for housing, benefits, counselling and help for children affected. Helpline: 020 7974 3612 or 020 7974 1864
If you are the victim of domestic violence, harassment or threatening behaviour contact us straight away and we will provide urgent assistance to secure your safety and that of any children involved.
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Osbornes is a really good team that gives a first-class service which is both sensible and insightful but also supportive of the client's needs.
Osbornes Law offers affluent clients representation in high-value, complex family matters.
They are uniquely placed to cater for every avenue of family legal difficulty, whether financial or children.
Osbornes has one of the strongest family law teams in the business with a very wide range of experience and seniority
Osbornes has incredible strength in depth across every area of family law, from public law children and child abduction proceedings, through to adoption and surrogacy, and private client work.
Areas of expertise for the group span from unravelling complicated trusts and handling pre-acquired wealth, to Children Act proceedings and advising on the financial provision for children
"Osbornes have been a sound firm forever. They have phenomenal work."
"They provide excellent advice and service to clients."
"Osbornes Law have a very broad family practice which does all areas of family law at a high level. They have an excellent practice; they are top quality across the board."
"Osbornes offers a unique service of high quality advice and representation across a wide range of areas of law."
"The team are all eminently approachable and down to earth, committed, hardworking and who support their clients in a very effective, pragmatic way."
"Osbornes offers an excellent family law service spanning the wide range of disputes that may arise, in relation both to children and finances."
"A family team that is able to offer the highest level of expertise across the family law spectrum from high-net-worth finances through to care proceedings and children matters."
"Mark Freedman is intelligent and personable and has a good selection of high-net work cases".
"It has a strong and experienced team of solicitors who don’t take bad points, work sensibly to get a settlement and who you can always pick up the phone and speak to. They are good lawyers and know the strengths and weaknesses of their clients’ cases. They don’t posture and always pursue their clients cases appropriately. "
Mark Freedman frequently takes on high-value financial and children proceedings that involve complex tax, trust and accounting issues. Sources praise the "tenacity and common sense" he brings to challenging disputes.
"Mark is very experienced, competent, good with clients and takes a sensible approach to cases. He knows exactly what he's doing."
"Naomi Angell is a highly esteemed practitioner who is highlighted as "a leader in the field" and "extremely knowledgeable" by interviewees. She is particularly recognised for her experience in complex adoption disputes."
[The Family Law department] handles significant matrimonial finance cases and complex nuptial agreements. Respected for its expertise in cross-border children law matters.
This team is perhaps best known for its children work, often involving complex international dynamics.
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