Cohabitation, Civil Partnership and Agreements

Specialist Areas

Our Family Law experts can advise and represent clients who choose to cohabit rather than marry or enter into a civil partnership and disputes between families which involve the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA).

Spire Barristers’ cohabitation, civil partnerships and agreements specialists are regularly instructed in cases between unmarried couples concerning the ownership of property and other assets, likewise where children are involved and other solutions are necessary.

Our Members expertise covers the following areas for advice and representation:-

  • Separation
  • Pre-nuptial
  • Post nuptial
  • Civil partnership
  • Consent orders
  • Inheritance Act
  • Provision for Children
Please do not hesitate to contact one of our Family Law clerks


All members regularly deliver seminars in all the key areas and provide training to local authority social workers.