Naomi Angell

Consultant
Family Law

  • Law Society President’s Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

  • “She is an adoption superstar. She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of immigration law, and knows what’s on the horizon due to her involvement in policy.”

  • “Naomi Angell – the doyenne of adoption and surrogacy family law, dedicated to her clients and hardworking.”

  • "A doyenne of family law in international children work. She is phenomenal, and lives and breathes this work. There's nothing she doesn't know."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • "She is the queen of inter-country adoption. She is experienced in the field over a long period of time. She has wonderful client skills and is committed to getting proper outcomes."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • "She is an adoption superstar. She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of immigration law, and knows what's on the horizon due to her involvement in policy."

    Chambers UK 2022

  • Naomi Angell – the doyenne of adoption and surrogacy family law, dedicated to her clients and hardworking.

    Legal 500 2022

  • The team has considerable strength in adoption, surrogacy and fertility matters through Naomi Angell.

    Legal 500 2022

  • "She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law. She is incredible. She is the guru when it comes to international adoption and she's an expert in her field. She's extremely knowledgeable and highly professional."

  • "She's extremely knowledgeable and highly professional."

    Chambers UK 2021

  • "She is the guru when it comes to international adoption and she's an expert in her field."

    Chambers UK 2021

  • Naomi Angell has a vast wealth of knowledge and experience.

    Legal 500 2020 - Naomi Angell

  • "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."

    Chambers UK

  • "Naomi Angell is a leading name in international adoption."

    The Legal 500

  • "Naomi Angell is a leading figure in domestic and inter-country adoptions, and also has expert knowledge of related fertility and surrogacy issues."

    Chambers UK

  • "Naomi Angell is phenomenal. She's done it for so long and knows so much that she's a fount of knowledge. If Naomi doesn't know something, it isn't worth knowing."

    Chambers UK

  • Naomi Angell is the doyenne of inter-country adoption and the font of all knowledge in this area.

    Chambers UK

  • Highly respected for her [Naomi Angell] focused on cross-border children work, including surrogacy matters.

    Chambers UK

  • Naomi Angell advises on international adoptions and complex surrogacy matters. She is commended for her broad, in-depth experience."

    Chambers UK

  • Naomi Angell is an expert in adoption issues.

    Legal 500

  • Naomi Angell leads the market in cross-border children law matters. Sources confirm that she is "at the cutting edge of changing law and policy" when it comes to international adoption

    Chambers UK

  • Naomi Angell is described as hugely experienced, calm and a good listener.

    Chambers UK

Naomi's 2022 directory quotes

"A doyenne of family law in...

"A doyenne of family law in international children work. She is phenomenal, and lives and breathes this work. There's nothing she doesn't know."

Chambers UK 2022

"She is the queen of inter-country...

"She is the queen of inter-country adoption. She is experienced in the field over a long period of time. She has wonderful client skills and is committed to getting proper outcomes."

Chambers UK 2022

"She is an adoption superstar. She...

"She is an adoption superstar. She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of immigration law, and knows what's on the horizon due to her involvement in policy."

Chambers UK 2022

Naomi Angell – the doyenne of adoption...

Naomi Angell – the doyenne of adoption and surrogacy family law, dedicated to her clients and hardworking.

Legal 500 2022

The team has considerable strength in...

The team has considerable strength in adoption, surrogacy and fertility matters through Naomi Angell.

Legal 500 2022

Naomi’s memberships

  • The Law Society’s Children’s Law sub-committee
  • Working group aiming to establish a dedicated new court for migrant & trafficked children which crosses these children’s involvement  in family, crime and immigration law
  • Expert working group concerned with children in care being placed abroad for adoption or other forms of permanency.

Naomi regularly briefs and gives evidence to committees of both Houses of Parliament on family law, access to justice issues and practice issues relating to adoption law. She also writes, lectures and contributes to the media.

Awards

Naomi was awarded the Law Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award 2020 at the Law Society Excellent Awards.

Naomi was the recipient of the Cornwell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Family Law at The Family Law Awards 2015.

She is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a Senior Statesperson in cross border children’s law.

Publications

May 2020 – The Law Society Gazette, Why race should not be the overriding factor when adopting a child

 

More of Naomi's testimonials

"A doyenne of family law in...

"A doyenne of family law in international children work. She is phenomenal, and lives and breathes this work. There's nothing she doesn't know."

Chambers UK 2022

"She is the queen of inter-country...

"She is the queen of inter-country adoption. She is experienced in the field over a long period of time. She has wonderful client skills and is committed to getting proper outcomes."

Chambers UK 2022

"She is an adoption superstar. She...

"She is an adoption superstar. She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of immigration law, and knows what's on the horizon due to her involvement in policy."

Chambers UK 2022

Naomi Angell – the doyenne of adoption...

Naomi Angell – the doyenne of adoption and surrogacy family law, dedicated to her clients and hardworking.

Legal 500 2022

The team has considerable strength in...

The team has considerable strength in adoption, surrogacy and fertility matters through Naomi Angell.

Legal 500 2022

"She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of...

"She has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law. She is incredible. She is the guru when it comes to international adoption and she's an expert in her field. She's extremely knowledgeable and highly professional."

"She's extremely knowledgeable and highly professional."

"She's extremely knowledgeable and highly professional."

Chambers UK 2021

"She is the guru when it...

"She is the guru when it comes to international adoption and she's an expert in her field."

Chambers UK 2021

Naomi Angell has a vast wealth...

Naomi Angell has a vast wealth of knowledge and experience.

Legal 500 2020 - Naomi Angell

"Naomi Angell is a highly esteemed...

"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."

Chambers UK

"Naomi Angell is a leading name...

"Naomi Angell is a leading name in international adoption."

The Legal 500

"Naomi Angell is a leading figure...

"Naomi Angell is a leading figure in domestic and inter-country adoptions, and also has expert knowledge of related fertility and surrogacy issues."

Chambers UK

"Naomi Angell is phenomenal. She's done...

"Naomi Angell is phenomenal. She's done it for so long and knows so much that she's a fount of knowledge. If Naomi doesn't know something, it isn't worth knowing."

Chambers UK

Naomi Angell is the doyenne of...

Naomi Angell is the doyenne of inter-country adoption and the font of all knowledge in this area.

Chambers UK

Highly respected for her [Naomi Angell]...

Highly respected for her [Naomi Angell] focused on cross-border children work, including surrogacy matters.

Chambers UK

Naomi Angell advises on international adoptions...

Naomi Angell advises on international adoptions and complex surrogacy matters. She is commended for her broad, in-depth experience."

Chambers UK

Naomi Angell is an expert in...

Naomi Angell is an expert in adoption issues.

Legal 500

Naomi Angell leads the market in...

Naomi Angell leads the market in cross-border children law matters. Sources confirm that she is "at the cutting edge of changing law and policy" when it comes to international adoption

Chambers UK

Naomi Angell is described as hugely...

Naomi Angell is described as hugely experienced, calm and a good listener.

Chambers UK

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