Matrimonial Partner Sofia Dionissiou-Moussaoui wins Family Law Lawyer of the Year


We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Lawyer Monthly’s Women in Law Awards 2017 has awarded our Sofia Dionissiou-Moussaoui with the Family Law Lawyer of the Year award. (

Sofia joined DWFM Beckman in 2006 as a Partner to lead the Family department.  She specialises in family law with particular expertise in highly complex and substantial cases with an international element. Divorce, separation, ancillary relief, co-habitation disputes, pre-nuptial agreements and Sharia law matrimonial issues are all dealt with on a regular basis by Sofia and her expert team.

Many of Sofia’s cases involve the resolution of sensitive issues relating to children and financial matters involving trusts and companies both in the UK and multiple foreign jurisdictions. She combines her expertise with an intense and personal service that, time after time, achieves outstanding results for her clients and an enviable reputation as a leading matrimonial lawyer.

Sofia has acted for many high profile individuals including Michelle Young, Clive Joy-Morancho and Aaliya Murbarak. Her cases regularly achieve significant media coverage such as the Joy- Morancho case, including in The Guardian ( husband-clive-joy-morancho-wins-divorce-fight-car-collection)

Sofia is recognised as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in The Legal 500 UK 2015 and 2016 editions for her work as a Family Lawyer, with excellent recommendations from her clients. She was described as “‘the star’ at DWFM Beckman: ‘in any litigation you would want her on your side. She fights her cases hard but also has great judgement and knows which points to take and which not’.

Her client testimonials speak for themselves.

‘Excellent in all respects with absolute attention to detail a tactical genius who plays chess like Kasparov and is so many moves ahead in this extremely difficult arena solid, confident and loyal”

 For guidance and support in relation to any family law issue Sofia and the matrimonial team can be contacted on 020 7408 8888 or [email protected]m.