Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Legal Advice

At TWM, our dedicated team of Family Law Solicitors provide specialist legal advice to LGBTQ+ people in the areas of same sex marriage, family relationships, children and adoption.

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Caroline Keeley
Partner and Head of Family Law

At TWM Solicitors our specialist LGBTQ+ solicitors provide legal advice on a variety of matters to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Same-sex weddings in England and Wales were introduced in 2014. Entering a legally recognised relationship or starting a family hold special considerations for LGBTQ+ people and we aim to support and protect your rights in a number of areas including:

  • Civil partnerships;
  • Cohabitation Agreements;
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements;
  • Adoption and adoption rights;
  • Sperm Donor Agreements
  • Access rights and child related matters; and
  • Relationship breakdown / separation.

The law in this area can be specialised and our dedicated team of LGBTQ+ solicitors have a wealth of experience and understanding of the legal issues which might affect the LGBT+ community. Our clients tend to be professionals, typically living and working in London and the South East.

We have also contributed useful information on civil partnerships, same-sex marriage, adoption and relationship breakdown which have appeared in past issues of Pride.

Our specialist solicitors are also able to provide expert advice to the LGBTQ+ community in other areas, including:

  • Preparation of Wills;
  • Provision of trusts;
  • Property sale and purchase; and
  • Employment law.

You can talk to one of our specialist LGBTQ+ solicitors in complete confidence to discuss any issues you have or for legal advice in any of these areas. Please email us at family@twmsolicitors.com, or call us on 0330 555 0440.

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