Andrea Woelke

Andrea Woelke worked as a specialist family lawyer in London for over 20 years before retiring in 2019. He developed particular expertise in international family law, child abduction and cohabitation.

Andrea also trained as a mediator and collaborative family lawyer.

Andrea has extensively written and lectured on family law in England as well as in Germany. He is an authority on civil partnership, registered partnership in the UK for same-sex couples.

He is the author of Civil Partnership, one of the leading text books on this subject. He is also a co-author of Model Letters for Family Lawyers, in which he shows how legal concepts can be expressed in clear language that everyone can understand, as well as “International Aspects of Family Law” published by Resolution.

Andrea was for many years a member, and for a period chairman, of the Resolution International Committee. He is also a former Chairman of LAGLA, the Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association. Andrea is fluent in German and speaks several other languages. Many of his cases have a German or other international aspect.

31 August 2019 by Andrea Woelke