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Miles & Partners was founded in 1996 to offer a modern, accessible approach to legal advice and representation in relation to disputes in family law, mental health and housing.

Based close to Liverpool Street Station, we advise residents and entrepreneurs in East London as well as employees within the City of London.

Our lawyers enjoy working with a diverse clientele - from homeless people to senior executives, from couples seeking to adopt to elderly people with dementia. We act for legal aid and privately funded clients and our approach is highly personalised.

Our team of 20+ lawyers is big enough to tackle the most complex cases, but small enough to retain a friendly and collegiate working atmosphere. Our solicitors represent clients in court, some right through to the higher courts, including the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, ensuring continuity of representation. We also offer alternative dispute resolution via family mediation and collaborative law.

Miles & Partners enjoys a long-established reputation for being approachable, accessible and, most importantly, successfully – including in a number of landmark cases.


All of our expert lawyers work in specialist teams to deliver outstanding depth of knowledge and experience in the following fields:

Family agreements: Cohabitation agreements; Post-marriage agreements; Pre-nuptial or pre-civil partnership agreements.

Children: Adoption; Guardianship; Child abduction; Children in care; Contact with children after separation or divorce; Financial arrangements for children; Help with decisions affecting children; Rights of grandparents and step-parents; Surrogacy and fertility arrangements; Taking a child overseas; Residence orders; Parental responsibility.

Community care: Care act assessment; Children act assessment; Leaving care support; Asylum support; Unsuitable housing; Capacity / best interests; Deprivation of liberty; S117 aftercare.

Divorce and relationship breakdown: Abandonment; Annulment; Arbitration in divorce; Dissolution of a civil partnership; Divorce in the media; International divorce; Judicial separation; Financial settlements; High-net-worth divorce settlements; Varying maintenance after divorce.

Housing: Homelessness; Housing allocation; Defending possession proceedings; Disrepair; Harrassment and illegal eviction.

Mental Health: Health and welfare decisions at the Court of Protection; Mental capacity and best interests; Deprivation of liberty; Representation at mental health tribunals; s117 aftercare.

Property: Deposit protection; Property in disrepair; Problem neighbours; Repossession or eviction; Service charge disputes; Tenancy disputes; Commercial property disputes.

Violence in the family: Child protection; Domestic abuse; Female genital mutilation; Forced marriage.


We are accredited to the following panels:

• The Law Society: for Children Law, Family Law, Mediation, Mental Health Review Tribunal.

• Resolution:  Collaborative Law

• ICACU:  Child abduction panel and Child Abduction Lawyers Association


We offer the same, service regardless of gender, age, (dis)ability, marital status, race or ethnicity, nationality, religious beliefs or sexual orientation.


Members of our team have won prestigious awards including:

• Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

• Family Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

• Mental Health Lawyer of the Year

• Social and Welfare Lawyer of the Year.


Miles Partners Solicitors and Advocates

88-90 Middlesex Street

London E1 7EZ

T: 020 7426 0400

DX: 124407 CDE


  • Number of UK partners: 6

Above material supplied by Miles & Partners LLP.

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