Civil partnership and cohabitation disputes cover arguments over ownership or division of property and financial assets where your relationship means that divorce and matrimonial finance law doesn’t apply.
Becket Chambers’ Family Law barristers have significant experience in cases involving property and financial disputes where the couple were not married. These cases usually fall under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act (TOLATA).
It doesn’t make any difference whether you’re of the same sex and in a Civil Partnership, or whether you simply have no legal relationship other than having lived together in a home that you both contributed to somehow. Our Family Law team members have extensive experience and can provide advice and representation.
(If you and your partner are or were married you need to look at the Divorce and Matrimonial Finance section)
If your relationship has broken down but you and your partner weren’t married – a case may involve:
Our TOLATA specialists have extensive experience in this area – from dealing with couples who own multiple properties, to sorting out how various types of contributions to shared property will be recognised when that property is divided.
We can support and assist you with advice drafting documents and representing you during proceedings.
Barristers in the Family Law Team are also available on a Direct Access basis.
Our Family Law barristers offer expert advice in disputes over ownership or division of property and financial assets where people are in a Civil Partnership, or have no legal relationship.
Miss M from solicitors instructing Corey Mills
Miss H from solicitors instructing Cara Radford
Client instructing Chris Wall through Solicitors - July 23
Client instructing Edward Kenny through Solicitors in Children Proceedings
Client instructing Nathanael Harding through solicitors
Miss G from solicitors instructing Sita Cox