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Civil Partnership Dissolution and Financial Settlement Solicitors, London

Civil Partnerships are granted under the Civil Partnerships Act 2004 and allow a same-sex couple to obtain the same rights and responsibilities as a married couple. If your relationship breaks down, our family law team, led by Shabana Sultana will assist you with dissolving your civil union, decide for your children (if applicable), and reach a fair financial settlement.

Free Initial Consultation

We understand that you’ll want to discuss your options and find out more about how we can help. We offer both appointments throughout the day and out of hours to accommodate our clients. We are happy to meet you at our offices across London, Essex or Kent. To find out more about free initial consultations, please complete our free consultation form, call us on 020 3753 4667 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact our Civil Partnership Dissolution and Financial Settlement Solicitors in London

The right solicitor changes everything. Anglo Law Solicitors provides expert legal advice on Civil Partnership Dissolution and Financial Settlements.

Speak directly to a family solicitor now on 020 3753 4667 or complete our online contact form for your free consultation.

Anglo law solicitors serve client across the following areas:

The City of London, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Southwark, Bishopsgate, Billingsgate, Canary Wharf, Spitalfields, Aldgate, Bethnal Green, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, Redbridge, Kent, Tunbridge Wells, West Malling, Chafford Hundred, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Epping & Loughton

Why trust Anglo Law to advise and represent you in a civil partnership dissolution?

We understand the sensitive nature of a relationship breakdown and can offer a safe and totally non-judgemental environment for you to discuss dissolving your civil partnership. We have the specialist legal expertise and skills needed to secure a fair settlement for your future when you part ways. More importantly we promise to show you understanding and patience at this upsetting and confusing time.

The right solicitor changes everything. You will be making the right decision in relying on our specialist skills to expertly guide you to safeguard and protect your best interests. We promise to achieve for you the very best settlement possible so you can comfortably and happily start the new chapter in your life.

  • We are members of Resolution and are committed to resolving family disputes in a non-confrontational way and avoid expensive court litigation when possible.
  • The Law Society has awarded us Lexcel accreditation which proves we are committed to delivering exceptional client care and operate to the highest practice management standards.
  • We have built a reputation for handling the most complex cases, often with an international or cross-cultural element.
  • Our family law team is pragmatic, efficient, and determined. We will genuinely listen to what you want and then work tirelessly to achieving those results for you.
  • We are a modern, forward thinking paperless firm and use the latest legal case management system meaning no delays waiting for the post.
  • We use legally binding electronic signing of all documents so one click and its done.
  • We take privacy seriously and clients have their own personal portal to send and receive documents and see progress any time.
  • As passionate advocates for access to justice, we offer fixed fees on all services.
  • We love to meet clients in person but also offer the flexibility of Skype and video conferencing so you can speak to us anytime from anywhere.
  • We offer very flexible payment plans and can recommend approved litigation lenders.

What are the grounds for a civil partnership dissolution?

A person petitioning to the Court to have a civil partnership dissolved must demonstrate the relationship has irretrievably broken down due to:

  • Unreasonable behaviour – actions which have made it unreasonable for the petitioning party to live with their partner, for example; abuse, excessive drug and alcohol abuse, adultery etc
  • Desertion – the other party has left the home you share with them without your consent and you have not been living together for two years
  • Two-years’ separation – you and your partner have lived separately for two years and the other party agrees to the dissolution
  • Five-years’ separation – you and your partner have lived separately for five years – no consent is required

How will a financial settlement be worked out in a civil partnership dissolution?

When working out a financial settlement following the dissolution of a civil partnership, the Court will consider the factors listed under section 25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. These include (but not limited to:

  • the current financial position of both parties
  • the future earning potential of both parties
  • any physical or mental disabilities
  • the length of the marriage and the age of the parties
  • the standard of living enjoyed by the couple
  • the contributions each has made and will make in the future to the welfare of the family

Shabana and her team will put in the hard work and tenacious effort required to ensure you receive a fair financial settlement. We are experts in Alternative Dispute Resolution methods such as round-table negotiation and mediation, and can also engage in Collaborative law, where instead of conducting negotiations by letter or over the telephone, the discussions take place over a series of “four-way meetings”. However, if a court order is required to ensure you get the financial settlement you need to move on to a positive future, you can be fully confident we will not relent until your objectives are achieved.

How to get in contact 

Call us now on 020 3753 4667 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book a free consultation.

Anglo Law Solicitors service clients across the following areas:

LONDON AREAS- City of London, Aldgate, Tower Hamlets, Spitalfields, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Southwark, Bishopsgate, Canary Wharf, Islington & Highbury, Angel, Belsize Park, Hampstead, Swiss Cottage, Finchley.
ESSEX- Chigwell, Hainult, Woodford, Epping, Chafford Hundred, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Upminster, Grays.
KENT- Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, West Malling, Maidstone, Sevenoaks.

Shabana Sultana

Partner & Head of Family Law
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Telephone: 020 3753 4667