A Selection of Recent Successful Cases
- Represented a mother who needed to apply for a passport for a child but the father was estranged and outside the UK. Ms. Jones secured a successful outcome for her client with the court granting an order allowing the mother to apply for a passport in the father’s absence.
- Advised a respondent mother who alleged a history of psychological, emotional and physical abuse against her and the children by the applicant father. During court proceedings Ms. Jones successfully argued that the court dismiss the applicant father’s application for a child arrangements order and grant a child arrangements order to the mother for the children to live with her instead. In addition, the court went on to further grant the respondent mother permission to apply for Polish passports for her children and also to permit her application for a costs order against the father.
- Instructed by a businessman in relation to his financial settlement following a UK divorce. Ms. Jones helped her client avoid potentially costly and lengthy court proceedings by successfully negotiating a consent order which included a £1.4 million pound lump sum order and the transfer of the family home worth in the region of £2.5 million pounds. The client was very satisfied with the result.
- Advised another businessman in relation to his financial settlement following a UK divorce. Ms. Jones successfully secured a consent order whereby her client retained his business and the parties reached a clean break consent order from one another.