“Anthony Parrish is very well organised and totally on top of the facts in a case. 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

“Thank you for your work over the last few months and the Court Order is exactly how I wanted it for myself.”
Jones Myers Client

Anthony’s extensive experience in family law spans over two decades during which time he has developed specialisms in matters relating to childen law.

Joining Jones Myers’ internationally renowned Children’s Department in 2007, he deals with issues relating to children, teenagers, parents (including those represented through their official solicitor) and local authorities.

Anthony’s expertise also encompasses international child abduction cases and same sex relationship issues.

Recognised for his caring and approachable manner, Anthony prides himself on giving realistic advice in a sensitive and appropriate way, tailored to suit the individual needs of the client.


  • Residence and contact disputes
  • International child abduction
  • International contact
  • Care proceedings
  • Relocation
  • Same sex relationship issues


  • Law Society Children Panel member
  • Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel member
  • Law Society Child Abduction Panel member

Our Children Team

The reputation of our Children Department in balancing the needs of children and their parents in all scenarios – is unparalleled. Experts in putting children’s interests first, we work with you to ensure their wellbeing, living arrangements, financial security and protection. If you cannot reach agreement through informal negotiations, we will guide you through the options to establish which one is best for you.