Countdown to new family laws: an overview of the Children and Families Bill

  Major legislation that will overhaul the family court system and have far reaching implications for divorcing couples has been given Royal Assent and will become law on April 22 this year.

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Leading the field once again

Fiona Kendall and Peter Jones Five lawyers at Jones Myers LLP will be recommended as “leaders in their field” in the 2014 edition of Chambers, the illustrious legal industry bible, to be published in October. The preview comes as the … Continue reading

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Our expansion continues with a high profile partner appointment

We’re delighted to mark another milestone in our plans to expand our private client services with the appointment of Martin Holdsworth – a specialist in handling contentious trusts and estates – as partner. Martin is listed as a key individual … Continue reading

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Why children should be seen AND heard

by David McHardy In a recent survey a staggering 81 per cent of people agreed that children are ‘usually the main casualties’ in divorce. The research by Resolution, the professional body committed to taking conflict out of family disputes, comes … Continue reading

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Royal Court of Guernsey coup for Jones Myers lawyer

By David McHardy, Essex office Did you know that the Channel Island of Guernsey has a separate jurisdiction to England, Wales and Jersey, which has evolved from Norman French law? Guernsey, a British Crown dependency but not part of the … Continue reading

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We’re growing! New office will serve London clients

By Peter Jones We’re delighted to announce the opening of a new office in the South East headed by highly experienced family lawyer and mediator David McHardy LLB. Our new premises at Woodford Green, Essex will enable Jones Myers to … Continue reading

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