China, Japan and Asia

International Divorce & Family Law: China, Japan and Wider Asia

We regularly deal with clients living in China, Hong Kong and Japan. In particular, the Kyogi Rikon procedure often involves issues. We also have acted for residents of Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia.

The family law systems of these very varied regions reflect their wide range of cultural heritages. This produces complicated issues of enforcement in different countries. It also produces particular problems for foreigners resident in those countries, because there are very different rules as to what level of access they can get to the domestic courts of the country in which they live.

We are specialist international divorce lawyers and family solicitors and we advise clients who are either UK–based but originate from China, Japan or South East Asia, or are living outside of the UK but have connection with England or Wales.

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‘AS’, Thailand

“I would like to thank Brookman … for all their help through this difficult time. I appreciate they trusted in me and guided me though every step, I would have not been able to do myself.”


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Simon Rogerson 12/08/2019

I wanted to say a big thanks to Henry Bookman and his colleagues for all their help and guidance during my divorce - a long a complicated one. The team were all brilliant. I loved the fact that Henry was happy to explore possibilities and search for solutions. I also feel that on occasions he gave hope when things were against me. All told a great coach who was ready with pearls of wisdom when I needed it.

An'a. K 10/08/2019

I would strongly recommend this firm. I had the opportunity to discuss my case thoroughly with Mr Bookman. But before the initial consultation, I had a telephone conversation with a legal assistant who took most of the details down, so that my initial consultation was to the point I appreciate the advice given by Mr Bookman and think it a humble approach that the initial consultation is FREE and carried by the most senior member of the firm and not by a junior staff like it happens in other firms.

Anonymous 08/08/2019

Aziz Malik. Unbelievably good. Fantastic advice and was able to manage my difficult family law case to a superb outcome. Highly recommended.

Sara Estevez 01/08/2019

I did a consultation with Henry and I highly recommend him. He took the time to understand my situation, checked that he had all the information he needed and once he realized he was not the best person for my case, he recommended another lawyer in another country who could help. Unlike other lawyers I've worked with previously, he was extremely honest, transparent and generous with his time.

Riviera Boulevard 15/06/2019

The professionalism and speed at which Mr Henry responded to the initial enquiry was remarkable and the advice provided was detailed and clear.