A Leader in the Field
Goodman Ray is one of the UKâ€™s top family law firms with a reputation for excellence in children law. Our expert team includes leading children lawyers and specialists in all legal aspects of relationships.
We provide high quality and affordable legal advice and representation to help our clients navigate complex court proceedings and resolve legal disputes in a straightforward way. We work in partnership with clients to find the best solutions to family legal problems, using our experience to take decisive action when necessary.
We are approachable and friendly, working with families of all kinds. Goodman Rayâ€™s cutting edge expertise means up to the minute practical advice on new and developing areas of family law in the UK and internationally.
Goodman Ray shortlisted for Awards
We are pleased to announce that not only has Goodman Ray been shortlisted for â€śLegal Aid firm of the year/Not for profit organisationâ€ť at the 11th Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards 2013 but also our very own Ann Thompson has been shortlisted for Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year. The awards are being held on 2nd July 2013. Good luck everyone! See link below for more info.
Gwen Williams is running the London Marathon
9 Apr 2013
Gwen Williams, aged 57, senior partner at Goodman Ray, is running the London marathon to raise money for Solace Women's Aid, a charity providing support to women and children experiencing domestic and sexual abuse. Please visit her Just Giving page if you would like to support her run by making a donation.
Press Release 26.03.13
26 Mar 2013
On behalf of Ben Roberts, Neon's father from Goodman Ray, solicitors for Mr Roberts.
Gwen Williams article
28 Feb 2012
Following a query about how to resolve a dispute between separated parents about the burial of their child, the results of the research are summarised here.
Kevin Skinner feature
11 Feb 2013
Goodman Ray's Kevin Skinner is featured in The Law Society Gazette's “Lawyer In The News” article.
News from Goodman Ray
31 Jan 2013
Court finds that known sperm donors can apply for court orders in respect of children, despite having no legal relationship with them under the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008.
Gwen Williams on the BBC
21 Dec 2012
See the BBC news report of the Neon Roberts case, including video of Goodman Ray's Gwen Williams.
Press Release 21.12.12
21 Dec 2012
On behalf of Ben Roberts, Neonâ€™s father from Goodman Ray, solicitors for Mr Roberts.
Family Mediation â€“ The option of first resort for separating couples?
04 Dec 2012
Amina Somers, a consultant and mediator with Goodman Ray's Mediation Services, asks whether the implementation of the Family Justice Review ...
Goodman Ray Ranked in Chambers 2013
02 Nov 2012
Specialist family law firm, Goodman Ray, has been top ranked for both Leading Firm and Leading Individual in Chambers and Partners 2013....
Goodman Ray at the Alternative Parenting Show, London 15th September
12 Sep 2012
Goodman Ray will be attending the Alternative Parenting Show in London's Covent Garden on the 15th September...
Goodman Ray shortlisted for Family Law Firm of the Year Award
22 June 2012
The awards, taking place in London on 10 October 2012, are aimed at highlighting the important work of family lawyers and celebrating their commitment and achievements.
Parents reunited with baby after court rules fractures were caused by rickets
09 May 2012
The parentsâ€™ solicitor, Kevin Skinner of Goodman Ray, said: “After the miscarriage of justice suffered by...
Goodman Ray play key role in ground breaking family law judgment at High Court
19 April 2012
Today, the High Court in London ordered a toddler be returned to her parents after she was removed at birth following the death of...