Naomi Angell > Osbornes > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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Naomi was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 Family Law Awards. She also is a previous recipient of the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Family Law Awards.
Osbornes is an approved legal partner of the leading surrogacy organisation, My Surrogacy Journey, which helps couples and individuals exploring international surrogacy. Naomi also appears in the Tatler Advisory Address Book as a recommended lawyer.
Trained Lawford & Co; qualified 1973; assistant solicitor Darlington & Parkinson 1973-74; solicitor Camden Community Law Centre 1974-78; assistant solicitor Wilfard McBain 1978-79; set up Children’s Legal Centre for International Year of the Child 1979-81; assistant solicitor Bindman & Partners 1982-86; partner 1986-96; partner Goodman Ray 1996-2002; consultant partner Osbornes 2002; lectures; media involvement; writes on adoption and children law topics.
Member of legal group of British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF); member of Law Society’s Children Panel; member of Resolution accredited panel; patron of the Coram Children’s Legal Centre.
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‘Osbornes has incredible strength in depth across every area of family law, from public law children and child abduction proceedings, through to adoption and surrogacy, and private client work’. Areas of expertise for the group span from unravelling complicated trusts and handling pre-acquired wealth, to Children Act proceedings and advising on the financial provision for children. Mark Freedman, Lisa Pepper, newly promoted partner Maria Kitsiou, and Lauren Hall, who joined the firm from Russell-Cooke LLP in April 2023, all jointly head the department. The practice has considerable strength in adoption and fertility matters through the highly regarded Naomi Angell. Joanne Wescott frequently handles complex and high-profile cases, while associate Diana Bastow has a broad range of experience in financial disputes.