42 Bedford Row Barristers – Headline Sponsor 

42 Bedford Row Barristers has a team of 59 barristers who cover the full spectrum of family and matrimonial law, with acknowledged strength in Public Law Childcare matters. We have a growing reputation in Financial Remedies, and specialists in International and Humans Rights, Child Abduction and Adoption Act Applicants. Our members are acutely aware of the human side of family law and explore all avenues, including mediation, to minimise the financial and emotional stresses of disputes. Our barristers and staff pride themselves on justifying the trust that our clients place in us, by always providing outstanding service standards.


AlphaBiolabs - Sponsor of the Family Law Community Interaction Award

AlphaBiolabs is one of the UK’s leading and award-winning providers of DNA, drug and alcohol testing services for family law cases.

We are delighted to sponsor this year’s Family Law Community Interaction Award once again, as we recognise the significant contribution that law firms, chambers, councils and charitable organisations make to improving life for those within their local communities.

For more information about our testing services for family law professionals:

• Visit: https://www.alphabiolabs.co.uk/legal-testing-services/
• Call: 0333 600 1300
• Email:testing@alphabiolabs.com

Cansford Laboratories 

Cansford Laboratories lightens the load for family lawyers, with the fastest, most efficient, and responsive drug, alcohol, steroid, and DNA testing services in the UK
Our team pioneered hair testing more than 25 years ago at Tricho Tech – Today our methods are used by laboratories across the globe. From our laboratory in Cardiff, we offer a UK-wide testing service for individuals and organisations in family law - focused on delivering exceptional care, quality, and upholding our record as the UK’s fastest drug and alcohol-testing laboratory.
At every step of your case, you’ll be supported by a dedicated point of contact, who will help you choose the right test for your circumstances, answer your questions, and provide instant access to our scientific team, from Monday to Friday.
We also provide a flexible collections service UK-wide – with our team of 50 collectors trained to make sample collections as quick, convenient, and comfortable as possible. We know how important testing is – which is why we do everything in our power to make the process clear, simple, and stress-free


Our Family Wizard - Sponsoring Family Law Commentator of the Year

OurFamilyWizard is a co-parenting communication platform for divorced or separated families and their professionals, providing a safe and neutral environment for communication in a monitored format whereby key issues about the child(ren) can be resolved. We provide an accurate record of communication and reports of the activity can be generated where required.

Specific functions include a message board, including ToneMeter which provides real-time feedback to parents as they are typing messages. There is also a shared calendar, journal, information bank and expense log.

There is also an option for a complimentary child, third party and professional accounts if suitable to the individual circumstances.

4PB - Sponsoring Cornwell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Family Law

4PB members, of which there are currently 87, specialise in high-profile, cutting-edge cases in International Private Law, Financial Remedies, Public and Private Law. Members are regularly instructed in cases that are reported in law reports and the national press. They are also widely published, contributing to legal texts, writing articles and providing lectures, seminars and webinars, domestically and internationally.

As a set of Chambers, 4PB is committed to in providing a friendly, yet highly professional environment, with strong leadership and management, focused on meeting the challenges at the Bar. Chambers benefits from a superb clerking team, an expert chambers manager and a collection of highly committed support staff.   

4PB combines the best of modern and traditional aspects of life at the Bar. Our move to our new offices reflects the fact that we embrace modern practices and take a forward-looking approach to the future of the Family Bar.  


KCH Garden Square - Sponsoring Family Law Firm of the Year - Midlands and Wales

KCH Garden Square is the largest multi-disciplinary set based in the East Midlands, providing specialist Civil, Criminal and Family Counsel. 

We pride ourselves on the outstanding levels of service provided to our clients by our Practice Development Team. We recognise the fundamental importance of strong client relationships and in providing consistent, high quality service. The trust clients have in our team, combined with our Barristers’ reputation for excellence across all practice areas, has resulted in many longstanding relationships and clients continuing to instruct Chambers for many years. 

Chambers continues to be committed to EDI initiatives and we strive to be part of the action for change to ensure that the future Bar is fair, representative and inclusive. Both Chambers & our members work closely with local Law Schools, Universities and Schools on widening participation events and many Counsel are part of regional committees working to improve and champion diversity at the Bar.


Hunters Law - Sponsoring Family Law Chambers of the Year - London

Hunters is a renowned law firm based at the heart of legal London. The firm provides a broad range of legal services to individuals, businesses, trusts, landed estates and charities.
At Hunters, we are committed to delivering a personalised, professional service, tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. We adopt a multidisciplinary approach, collaborating with experts to provide comprehensive services that span all practice areas, and deliver high-quality and cost-effective solutions.
We recognise that each client's situation is unique, striving to offer bespoke legal solutions that fit their requirements. Our extensive network of trusted professional advisers and experts, both nationally and internationally, enables us to offer our clients the best possible advice and representation.
Our dedication to delivering excellent legal services has earned us a reputation as a leading law firm in London. Our clients trust us to provide a high level of personal service, and we take pride in helping them achieve their goals.


Evelyn Partners - Sponsoring Law Firm of the Year - London

We are the UK’s leading integrated professional and financial services group.

Like most families, we’re proud of our roots. From Tilney’s beginnings in Liverpool in 1836, to the founding of Smith & Williamson in Glasgow in 1881, throughout our history we’ve helped generations of people and businesses thrive.

Fast forward to 2023, and with Tilney Smith & Williamson renamed as Evelyn Partners, a new chapter of our family story has begun.

A story of change – but also of constancy. We’re still here, in 26 towns and cities across Britain, Ireland and the Channel Islands, doing what we do best: placing the power of good advice into more hands.


1GC -   Sponsoring Family Law Young Solicitor of the Year

1GC Family Law is a leading barristers chambers with a first-class reputation across the full spectrum of family law with both national and international expertise in finance and children cases including Child Law (public and private), Financial Remedies, Surrogacy and Modern Families, Child Abduction and Court of Protection. We are renowned for our forward-thinking modern culture and ethos and the client-focused values demonstrated by our team of 98 barristers and staff. We are recognised for our strong commitment to achieving the best possible results for our clients and have a well-established reputation for acting in the most sensitive cases.


Deka Chambers - Sponsoring Family Law Firm of the Year - South

Deka Chambers boasts a team of specialist family law barristers. We have a strong reputation as approachable and conscientious practitioners who deliver excellent results.
Our barristers offer advice and advocacy in all areas of family practice and regularly appear in the High Court and Court of Appeal as well as the lower courts. 
We represent spouses, civil partners, local authorities, guardians, parents and other family members who are involved in or wish to make applications in family proceedings. A growing number of our barristers accept work direct under the “Direct Public Access” rules. We also accept instructions from the Free Representation Unit on a pro bono basis.


Sills & Betteridge - Sponsoring Family Law Workplace of the Year

Independently recognised for outstanding results and service, Sills & Betteridge LLP is a full-service personal and commercial services law firm with 15 offices in Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, Nottingham and Northampton. 

Unrivalled regionally in many areas of practice, we have been providing trusted, effective advice for more than 260 years. 

The Legal 500 recognises us as a Leading Law Firm with our Family Team achieving the highest accolade of ‘Top Tier’ status. We are currently position 170 in the Lawyer Publication UK200 Independents report placing the practice in the UK’s best performing law firms.


Lextox - Sponsoring Family Law Associate Solicitor of the Year

Lextox is a member of the SYNLAB Group, the leading medical diagnostic services provider in Europe. At Lextox we provide drug, alcohol and DNA testing services and SCRAM continuous testing for family law cases and child care proceedings. Established in 2011 by Experts from within the UK hair testing industry, our mission is to provide the most responsive, client oriented service and reliable results. Lextox results are analysed within a domestic UK Lab accredited under UKAS 17025 with the important UK Lab 51 Quality standards.


Eurofins - Sponsoring Family Law Champion

Part of Eurofins Scientific, we have over 25 years experience of providing drug, alcohol and DNA testing services with one of the largest ranges of accredited tests available in the marketplace.

At Eurofins Legal Testing Services (LTS), we provide drug, alcohol and DNA testing services for family law professionals and local authority cases.
We have the largest mobile network of fully qualified sample collectors, with over 150 collectors available across our network, allowing appointments to be arranged promptly at the individual's convenience.
For more information visit our website at https://www.eurofins.co.uk/legal-testing-services/


New Court Chambers - Sponsoring Childrens law firm of the year

We are a forward-looking, specialist family law chambers, offering high quality legal services to our publicly funded and private clients and providing expert legal advice across the full range of family law work.
Chambers has a long standing and well established reputation in acting for local authorities, parents, other family members and children in all aspects of public law childcare work appearing in high profile and often complex cases. We also provide specialist advice and representation in the fields of matrimonial finance (including disputes between cohabitees), Court of Protection work and Private Law children work, including cases with an international dimension.
As a Chambers, we pride ourselves on offering a consistent, professional and high quality service to our clients at all levels. Our friendly and approachable team of clerks aims to offer a dedicated and reliable service, tailored to the individual needs of each individual client.


1 Crown Office Row - Sponsoring Family Law Legal Support of the Year

1 COR is home to specialists in Public and Private Law Children, Financial Remedies and DV & Injunctions. The team comprises 40 advocates who excel in their field. 1COR is able to offer strength in numbers and expertise from KCs to Junior members.

In addition, we offer significant expertise in Children Arbitration. Our team assist families resolve disputes more quickly and affordably than going to Court.

Members of the family team ensure they are approachable, and sensitive to the client’s needs. Based in a central Brighton location our Chambers are conveniently located close to the major family centres of Sussex.


Ampla Finance - Sponsoring Family Law Innovation of the Year Award

A responsible lender. Our loans come with no arrangement fees, no extension fees and no redemption fees, and we offer a two year flexible loan term as standard. *We can accept new loan applications and refinance other lenders loans on more competitive terms at any point in the proceedings. Our risk-based pricing model ensures fairness for all borrowers.

We employ ex-practising family solicitors amongst our team of financial services professionals.

Our products are designed to give good outcomes. Our customers have financial independence, so they can make choices for a secure and optimistic future with complete peace of mind.

Working together achieves more.

For more information about our Family Law loan: • Visit: https://ampla.finance/family-law-loan/ • Call: 0800 009 6590 • Email: chantelle.atille@amplafinance.com

*subject to underwriting and credit risk acceptance.


Coram Chambers - Social media sponsor

Coram Chambers is a prestigious family law set and we are unparalleled in our depth and breadth of legal expertise. Our barristers are experts in family law and we pride ourselves in being one of the most diverse sets in the country with 66% of our members being female. Our reputation has been built on the consistently outstanding quality of our advocacy, the legal acumen and knowledge we bring to every case. We aim to provide the highest levels of client service, cost–effective advice and representation with emphasis on excellence, approachability and accessibility. They are known amongst the judiciary and peers for superb, well-judged and robust witness handling and submissions. Members of chambers frequently win national prizes and are widely recognised as experts in their fields; contributing books, articles, podcasts and publications. Coram is proud to have produced some of the country’s most highly regarded full time and part time judges.


AJ Chambers - Sponsoring Family Partner of the Year

AJ Chambers is an award-winning recruitment consultancy and M&A advisory firm specialising in the Accountancy and Legal practice sectors. With an impressive track record spanning over a decade, AJ Chambers has consistently excelled in discovering and securing top talent, ranging from the brightest trainees to the most distinguished leaders, Directors, and Partners.

As a trusted advisor, AJ Chambers is committed to empowering both businesses and individuals to shape their futures by leveraging our extensive market mapping and industry insight. We aim to provide invaluable guidance and support from the early stages of one's career to their more strategic career moves.

At AJ Chambers, we prioritise understanding our clients' unique needs and aspirations, ensuring that we offer unwavering support and advice at every step of the recruitment process. Our team is known for striking the perfect balance between professionalism and approachability, creating an environment that fosters trust and cultivates successful partnerships.


Opus 2 Lex - Sponsoring Family Law Clerking team of the Year

Opus 2 provides game-changing, cloud based legal techology and services that enable law firms to build the connected digital practices of tomorrow, today. Our solutions allow firms to transform at a pace that fits their business needs, to streamline and connect the different stakeholders end-to-end and deliver greater efficiency, collaboration and insight. Powered by Opus 2, law firms worldwide are delivering innovative, solution-based services that bring their teams, clients and third parties together in a single connected space, so lawyers can focus on what matters mosts - creating value, differentiations and deeper client engagament.


Harcourt Chamber - Sponsoring Young barrister of the year

Harcourt Chambers is a long established ‘first class family law set’ which ‘offers an exceptional choice of barristers’, renowned for their expertise in both private and public, domestic and international family law. It has some of the biggest names in the fields of public law children and international children law, all of whom are known for their modern and approachable style.

The set is particularly recognised for its expertise in cases involving the most serious allegations of abuse, non-accidental injury and child death especially where there is very complex medical evidence. Additionally, Harcourt Chambers enjoys a national reputation in the areas of international adoption, international abduction, transnational spousal abandonment and international relocation.

Harcourt Chambers continues to enhance its outstanding reputation in all aspects of financial remedy and ADR.

‘The clerking team are second to none and will go the extra mile every time.’


Class Legal - Sponsoring Financial Remedies of the Year

Class Legal have been industry leading experts in Family Law since 1992, when we published the first edition of At A Glance.

Since then, we have gone on to provide a range of tools and books, written and edited by experts, which family lawyers still rely on to this day.

Our focus now is to provide effective cloud-based tools, helping you to futureproof your practise in the fast moving and ever-changing world of technology. Our cloud-based tools offer effective remedies to the time-consuming workload most family lawyers face.

Our core product, Quantum Cloud, won Innovative Practice Management at the Legal Innovation Awards 2022 and has been announced as a finalist for Family Law Innovation of the Year in the Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards 2023.


Taylor Rose - sponsoring International Family Lawyer of the Year

Taylor Rose MW are a top 60 independent law firm with over 1,500 experts operating from over thirty offices nationwide. We build trusted relationships with people and organisations to successfully overcome hurdles and challenges in life and in business. From the everyday to the most complex issue, we will provide you with clear, concise advice, always putting your best interests first.


Splittingup.com - sponsoring Law Firm of the Year North

Splittingup.com is a one-stop web resource for information and signposting for couples and families who may be separating. 
The aim of the site is to present what is usually complex information in an easy to digest format - to de-mystify the process of transitioning from one household to two with all that entails. The site’s uniqueness is that it’s not just an online database of reliable information on family law issues, but it features a “real story” podcast, and connects separating couples to a curated network of services, including counsellors, mediators, will writers alongside property lawyers and independent financial advisers.