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A ‘Northern powerhouse’

Family law for over 30 years

One of the first family law practices of our kind to be launched in 1992, we have sustained our track record for excellence and expertise in all areas of divorce and relationship breakdown for over three decades.

Described as a ‘Northern Powerhouse’, our standing is re-enforced year-on-year by our clients, our top tier rankings in esteemed legal directories for over two decades – and by our peers who recommend us to their valued clients in the knowledge that we are the best in our field.

The Legal 500 is the leading guide to law firms and solicitors in the UK. Rankings reflect the results of detailed analysis of law firm submissions and thousands of interviews with GCs and private practice lawyers, conducted by a team of experienced researchers. Every firm ranked – and individual mentioned – in the UK Legal 500 UK Solicitors guide is ‘recommended’.


“This is the leading specialist firm in Leeds in the field of financial remedy…The team as a whole provides excellent advice, offering realistic and achievable goals at a very competitive fees.”

“I have found the firm to be excellent in particular with regard to marrying clarity of advice with the sensitivity of the situation. They have been very transparent on fees, stick to budgets and have been very responsive.”

“Jones Myers has a really strong team which covers all areas of family law.”

Richard Peaker

Richard Peaker heads the Financial Remedies Department. He is an expert in complex financial disputes and specialist in high-net-worth cases.

“He is very good at explaining complex information and sensitive to the challenges of going through a divorce.”

Chambers & Partners, 2022

Kate Banerjee

Head of the Children Team, Kate Banerjee has over 25 years’ experience dealing exclusively with issues relating to all aspects of children law.

“Kate is exceptional. She is always thoroughly well prepared, client-focused, and looks at everything from all angles.”

Chambers & Partners, 2024

Andrew Fox

Andrew is ‘in house’ counsel where his practice encompasses all aspects of family law. He has an impressive record dealing with complex cases.

“My heartfelt thanks for being such a strong and supportive team. I really couldn’t have got through it without you.”

Jones Myers Client, 2023

Nicki Mitchell

A skilled mediator and York’s first collaborative family lawyer, Nicki Mitchell champions Alternative Dispute Resolution processes.

“She is very experienced and ADR focused. Nicki is very pragmatic, sensible and able to come to a positive solution.”

Chambers and Partners, 2024

Elizabeth Bell

A key member of the divorce and separation team, Elizabeth’s expertise spans wide-ranging financial disputes including complicated, high value cases.

“Always gave clear advice and incredibly honest. Would recommend time and time again.”

Jones Myers Client, 2023

Anthony Parrish

Anthony specialises in matters relating to children law including international child abduction cases.

“He deals with his lay clients and other professionals in a case with absolute courtesy but never loses sight of his own objective and the need to promote and develop that.”

Legal 500

“Jones Myers has been excellent throughout the process of a very complex divorce. They have listened and acted with empathy at all times. I am so grateful for their expertise and kindness.”

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