‘A highly regarded stalwart of the sector. One of the most long-standing experts here. Hugely respected – he’s been a big fish here for years.” Chamber 2017

"A veteran in the family law sphere”, with “a great deal of experience in complicated family issues arising from divorce and separations.” Chambers 2018

He is “very well known and respected”. Chambers, 2020

Peter Jones, one of the UK’s leading divorce lawyers, founded Jones Myers in 1992 as the first specialist practice of its kind in Leeds.

Peter has extensive experience at the highest level in all aspects of divorce and financial disputes and advises clients both regionally and nationally.

A former Deputy District Judge and an ex national chairman of Resolution, Peter chairs Resolution’s national Specialist Accreditation Committee.

He was also among the country’s first Arbitrators qualified to arbitrate on financial and property disputes and the break-up of civil partnerships or disputes between cohabitating couples whose relationships have ended.

Peter’s recognised combination of sensitivity and professionalism are the principles upon which he founded the firm and remain central to his approach today.


  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial disputes
  • Arbitration


Chair of Resolution’s specialist Accreditation Committee