Expert Family Solicitors & Divorce Lawyers

We offer a unique approach
towards family law

The Legal 500 recognises Josiah-Lake Gardiner as 'an innovative and exciting practice with a personal touch' and describes the firm as a 'hidden gem'.


    Welcome to Josiah-Lake Gardiner

    Located in the City of London, Josiah-Lake Gardiner is a niche family law firm, whose specialist solicitors have extensive experience of all aspects of family, relationship and property ownership law. Recognised as ‘an innovative and exciting practice with a personal touch’ and described as a ‘hidden gem‘, Josiah-Lake Gardiner has, for more than 10 years, advised and assisted clients in respect of divorce and dissolution, separation agreements, financial provision on relationship breakdown, child support, pre-nuptial contracts and cases involving an international element.

    Our London office is conveniently located within a 2 min walk from Chancery Lane station, as part of our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint, our offices are easily accessible for cyclists with bike racks for our clients who we welcome to visit us.

    Expert Family & Divorce Services

    Our experienced divorce & family law solicitors are well placed to assist you through the following.

    About Office

    Location – 12-18 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SL
    Accessibility – 25 Southampton Buildings
    Office Building – 25 Southampton Buildings
    Opening times Monday – Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
    Closest trains – GV8Q+V5 City of London, London, UK

    Meet the Team

    Why choose Josiah-Lake Gardiner

    The highly respected team of expert family law solicitors at Josiah-Lake Gardiner will guide/advise and assist you through the processes involved in resolving your family law issue, explaining the procedure and possible outcomes. Just as no two relationships are the same, no two cases are the same and every client will receive expert service tailored to the circumstances of their case. When dealing with divorce or dissolution or the consequences of cohabitants splitting up, our experienced team of solicitors will always endeavour to minimise the emotional distress of relationship breakdown on all members of the family, with particular emphasis on assisting clients to minimise as much as it is possible to do the emotional impact on any children of the family. We will fully explain the procedure at the outset of the case and will keep you updated at every stage.

    About Our Team

    Headed by David Josiah-Lake and Rebecca Gardiner, both of whom have over 25 years of experience handling all aspects of Family Law, Josiah-Lake Gardiner is a client-centred team of expert family and divorce solicitors. All three of the senior solicitors are recognised by the Legal 500. David is an author and editor, whose writings on Family Law are read widely and whose latest book on Cohabitants and the Law has been praised as an authoritative text in this area. Rebecca continues to take on cases that aim to change the way Family Law case are handled. Margaret Kelly is a deputy district judge, a mediator and an arbitrator. Lewis Powers and Stacey De Souza were both trained at Josiah-Lake Gardiner and are already rising starts in the profession.

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