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Lester Aldridge LLP

RUSSELL HOUSE, OXFORD ROAD, BOURNEMOUTH, BH8 8EX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01202 786161
Fax:
Fax 01202 786110
DX:
7623 BOURNEMOUTH
Email:
Web:
www.lesteraldridge.com
Bournemouth, London, Southampton

Jane Porter

Tel:
Work 01202 786104
Email:
Web:
www.lesteraldridge.com/our-people/jane-porter-partner/
Lester Aldridge LLP

Work Department

Family

Position

Jane Porter is a Partner and Head of the Family team.

Jane trained and qualified at large Surrey practice where she remained until 1999 as partner and head of a team of 17 lawyers at one time.  She has been as Lester Aldridge for the last 20 years.

Jane has a leading national reputation in family law built on years of experience advising high net worth individuals which complex family law related issues.  She is ranked in Band 1 in both Chambers and Partners UK and is recommended in the Legal 500.

Her practice encompasses all aspects of family law with particular emphasis on those involving complex business interests, trusts and pensions (especially those in the public sector) and where there may be undisclosed assets or complicated structures which need to be forensically examined.  Disputes involving children also make up a significant part of her practice.

Jane is an accredited mediator and a practicing collaborative lawyer with a qualification also as an arbitrator in family financial disputes.

She adopts a constructive and pragmatic approach to the resolving of family disputes offering clients a bespoke; a supportive and cost effective service with access to a team of very experienced and qualified lawyers (within the family law team and the wider firm) to achieve a proportionate and fair outcome.

Career

Trained Hart Brown LLP; qualified 1986; partner and head of the family law department Hart Brown 1989-1999; partner Lester Aldridge LLP 1999 to date.

Member

Resolution; Trained Resolution Mediator & Collaborative Lawyer; Founder/member of Phoenix Mediation.

Education

Abbey School Reading; Exeter University (1981 BA (Hons) History and Politics); Guildford College of Law (1983 CPE and LPC).


South West: Private client

Family

Within: Family

The team at Lester Aldridge LLP¬†is ‚Äėorganised, professional and very well prepared, offering an outstanding service‚Äô. Typical work includes¬†complex¬†financial remedy cases and protecting assets through prenuptial agreements, as well as advising on declaration of trusts and cohabitation agreements. There have been a few changes, with associates¬†Kimberley Davies¬†leaving for Trethowans LLP¬† and Joanne Clarke¬† being promoted to partner and Rosemary Sharp¬†who specialises in rural landed estates and farming assets,¬† joining as partner from¬†Wilsons.¬†Practice head Jane Porter¬†is ‚Äėparticularly worthy of mention, going the extra mile for her clients‚Äô. Porter specialises in complex family companies and pension schemes; she also advises on prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation claims, and disputes relating to children under Schedule 1 of the Children Act.

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