Naomi Angell > Osbornes > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Osbornes
LIVERY HOUSE
7-9 PRATT STREET
LONDON
NW1 0AE
England

Work Department

Family Law
Adoption
Surrogacy
Fertility

Position

Consultant solicitor specialising in domestic and international adoption, surrogacy, fertility law and childrens law.

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.

Career

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.

Languages

French.

Memberships

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.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Family

Osbornes is best known for its work on HNW international divorce and finance work. It is skilled at advising on nuptial agreements and on matters where there are complicated trusts, inherited wealth and cross-border issues. It has niche expertise in confiscation orders and also has a strong practice in Children Act proceedings. Bridget Thompson leads the department that includes eminent practitioners such as the ‘unflappableMark Freedman and Lisa Pepper. The team also has considerable strength in adoption, surrogacy and fertility matters through Naomi Angell. It is a ‘really dynamic and diverse team which make it really innovative‘.