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Laurie Avadis

Consultant Solicitor. Resolution qualified Family Law Mediator

020 3993 0959

Laurie handles all areas of family law and has done since 1982. He is always available for his clients and takes enormous pride in guiding and supporting them through their cases from beginning to end. He also has a proven track record of success litigation (including injunctions, debt/money claims and contentious probate) and wills and probate work.

Laurie Avadis qualified as a solicitor in 1985. He was a partner in Kaye Tesler solicitors and The Luper Partnership before setting up his own firm in 1998. Avadis and Co was highly regarded firm in North London for 22 years until 2020, with offices in Belsize Park and later Chalk Farm and strong community connections.

Laurie is always available for his clients and takes enormous pride in guiding and supporting them through their cases from beginning to end. 


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Family Law

Laurie handles all areas of family law including:-

Laurie is a member of the Child Care Panel, Resolution, the Child Poverty Action Group, and the Association of Lawyers for Children.  He has been a solicitor advocate since 1990 appearing in trials and hearings in courts of all levels from the County Court to the Court of Appeal. He has represented clients of all means, from limited income to high net worth and has a reputation for tenacity, pragmatism and success.

He is always available for his clients and takes enormous pride in guiding and supporting them through their cases from beginning to end.

Litigation (Including Injunctions, Debt/Money Claims and Contentious Probate)

Laurie has a proven track record of success in litigation including cases relating to injunctions, debt / money claims, housing disputes and contentious probate from small to multi-million-pound claims.

Wills and Probate

Laurie has been undertaking this work for 35 years and has an approach which is both professional and sensitive.

Cases & Testimonials

The case of L – family financial proceedings. We secured the transfer of the matrimonial home into the client’s name for payment of £40,000 and child maintenance without issuing court proceedings and well as completing her divorce.

'Thanks for everything. Really appreciate all that you have done for me.'

We acted in the case of R where there was a family dispute in respect of an estate valued in excess of £1m. Despite being very contentious we negotiated a settlement without court proceedings. The client said:-

'Thank you so much for your patience and support throughout this difficult situation.'

In the case of M – a family financial case, the client was prepared to walk away with £100,000 because she was being bullied by her husband. Mr Avadis constantly supported and reassured her and she received nearly £230,000. She stated:-

‘It was a pleasure working with you and your team, I couldn't have done it without you. I will recommend you and your firm as one of the best Law firms in this country.'

The Case of S on the 5th August where Laurie was representing a child in complex care proceedings a Circuit Judge said the following in her judgment

'Mr Avadis you have been a very determined advocate on behalf of S. She has had the benefit of  you, an experienced child care solicitor who doggedly pursued the best outcome for her.  The positive changes in S are likely to be because she had Mr Avadis and her Guardian advocating on her behalf'

The Case of S- June 2020

Assisted Mr S in winning a claim for £200,000 in damages plus costs in a property dispute.

Mr H- May 2020

Letters of Administration were obtained for Mr H in difficult circumstances. 

He said: ‘We like to think justice has been done. On a personal note you have gone a long way in restoring my faith in the legal system. I can’t thank you enough.’

Mr I- April 2020

After assisting Mr I with finalising his divorce, he said: ‘Thank you so much for making this process as straightforward as these things can be. I will definitely ask you to do my will at some point.’

Mr A- March 2020

Assisted Mr A with a family dispute over his home. He said: ‘You are extremely helpful and have guided me perfectly.

Ms P- February 2020

In a contested probate case representing children we obtained the settlement the client wanted without a contested hearing. 

She said: ‘I have no words to express my happiness at the moment and my gratitude towards you and the great way you guided and supported me all along. I wish you all the best and hope to meet you again on a more pleasant occasion.’

G – January 2020

Sounds like congratulations are in order for what has been achieved in this case. A gold standard for others to follow. 

This is potentially good news for many other deserted kids and mothers. G would agree I am sure‎.

They said ‘It is to me, a good news story, and its’ been a journey. Thank you Laurie.’

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