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Living Together

The number of unmarried couples living together is increasing and family units are becoming more diverse and complex.

We draw on the knowledge of specialist lawyers to provide innovative, intuitive and proactive advice to ensure you’re protected at this important time.

 

You should consider seeking advice:

When you move in together;

When you buy a property;

When you have children;

If your relationship is breaking down

 

Our experienced team will provide proactive and preventative advice to preserve or protect your rights. We draft tailored Cohabitation Agreements to meet your individual situation. If there is a breakdown, we’ll act swiftly to protect or advance your claims – we’ll be in your corner.

Our expertise includes:

Advising upon and drafting cohabitation/living together agreements
Advising upon issues of parental responsibility and guardianship
Advising upon the impact of death of a cohabitee including advice upon wills and inheritance
Advising upon the implications of purchasing property and property ownership
Arrangements for the children upon separation
Financial claims on behalf of children including child maintenance
Preparing and defending property claims

Our team will provide you with clear and practical advice. We’ll provide you with solutions and answers using our knowledge and experience to help you make decisions to look after you and your family.

20 March 2017
Our divorce lawyer Zahra Pabani discusses the potential pitfalls that co-habiting couples face and what they need to be aware of if tying the knot is not on the radar. read

03 March 2016
Protecting wealth is a hot topic for many of our clients and being able to navigate what, how and when to approach it can be daunting… read

Meet the Team

We’re passionate about providing the right solutions and driven to make a positive difference in everything we do.

"We're excited about working with Shakespeare Martineau to show
how integral teamwork is in both sporting and business
environments. We also share similar beliefs when it comes to
fostering upcoming talent."

Paul Blanchard, Chief Executive, Commonwealth Games England