Andriana Syrimis


Andriana Syrimis is a Partner in the Family Department. She is a Resolution Accredited specialist in International Family Law and Private Family law and was ranked in Chambers and Partners 2023.

Andriana specialises in assisting individuals on a wide range of family law issues. These include complex international family matters including Hague convention cases where she acts for the applicants and respondents. She also acts in Wardship proceedings concerning non-Hague countries. Andriana is instructed by clients who live abroad and who seek the return of abducted children or contact once the children move to the jurisdiction of England and Wales. Andriana regularly acts in relocation cases both within the UK and abroad.

Andriana also represents parents in Public Law care proceedings, dealing with complex issues to involve, psychological and psychiatric disorders, sexual abuse, domestic violence, child sexual exploitation, drug and alcohol abuse and neglect. Andriana has acted in complex High Court public law cases involving lengthy hearings in areas such as non-accidental injury and factitious illness.

Andriana deals with a mixture of private and publicly funded matters. She is seen by her clients as committed and has an ability to see the bigger picture. As a specialist member of Resolution, Andriana strives to conduct matters in a constructive and non-confrontational way.

Andriana graduated with a 2:1 Honours Degree from Queen Mary University in 2009 and went on to successfully complete her post graduate studies at the College of Law in London in 2010 with a Distinction. Andriana has completed her training in the area of Family Law and was admitted as a solicitor in October 2013. She joined Freemans Children team in 2015 and was made a partner in January 2023.

What they say about Andriana

Andriana is willing to listen to advice and involve counsel when required, whilst also providing secure and sound opinions of her own. Her ability to work in a team whilst also leading the case means that clients are able to obtain the best of both worlds. (2024 Chambers & Partners Guide UK)
I honestly cannot explain how amazing the entire process has been working with Freemans Solicitors, regarding my international child abduction case. I dealt directly with Andriana she managed the process and it was extremely clear she had my best interests in mind from day one. Cannot recommend them enough going forward. Dear Adriana thank you for your compassion, which I always felt. I am forever grateful. I thank you from the bottom of my heart.
She is a really excellent lawyer who is very patient and good at managing challenging clients and their expectations. (2023 Chambers & Partners Guide UK)

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