Sarah Jane Lenihan

Sarah advises on all areas of family law (divorce/dissolution, cohabitation, domestic violence, children) and has worked with a broad spectrum of clients both nationally and internationally.

To have and to hold: the first National Surrogacy week concludes today


August 7, 2018 1 comment

Baby crib

Today marks the close of the very first National Surrogacy week, with various organisations involved including Surrogacy UK and Brilliant Beginnings who are both non-profit surrogacy agencies. Despite high-profile surrogacy cases including Kim Kardashian-West, Elton John, Nicole Kidman and more recently Tom Daly, it is still widely misunderstood. For some insight into the legal complexities,…

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English Court recognises an Islamic marriage that took place in England for the first time in a landmark ruling


August 3, 2018 12 comments

Islamic wedding bride

Sarah Jane Lenihan, Senior Solicitor at the Stowe Family Law London Victoria office, joined London Live at the High Court to discuss the landmark ruling that an Islamic faith marriage falls within the scope of English matrimonial law. A ruling that has the potential to change the way Islamic marriage (plus other faiths) and divorce…

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