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Venters Solicitors

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London, Reigate
Venters Solicitors, June Venters QC, Reigate, ENGLAND

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June Venters QC

Work 01737 229 610
Venters Solicitors


June Venters QC has a niche practice, specialising in both family and criminal law, as well as family mediation. She deals with domestic law cases and international cases. June has a long list of attributes which include the following: in 1997, June Venters was the subject matter of a BBC 1 documentary entitled ‘Law Women’ and a follow up in 2008 entitled ‘What happened next?’; in 2006, June Venters QC became the first woman solicitor to be appointed Queen’s Counsel and remains the only woman solicitor advocate Queen’s Counsel; in 2009 she received the Law Society Excellence Award for Legal Business Woman of the Year; in 2010, she was acknowledged by the Ministry of Justice for opening a Pro Bono Legal Advice and Mediation Surgery attached to a GP’s medical practice in Warlingham, Surrey and is a keen contributor to the voluntary sector; in 2010, she became a member of the Ministry of Justice Steering Committee for Mediation; in 2012, she became a member of the Law Society Family Law committee; and in 2012, she was co-author of Jordans Publications Child Care Case Management – updating volume. June Venters is a well-known and respected public voice on behalf of the profession and clients and is recognised as a ‘crusader’ for justice. She sits as Recorder in the Crown Court and County Court. An email written to June Venters from a family representative of a client charged with murder best illustrates her commitment and which reads as follows: ‘With the SHORTEST of notice you have mobilised, chased down documents and worked tirelessly on behalf of xx. I have seldom seen such focus, dedication to detail and such an in-depth and wide comprehension of the matter in hand. You have also made efforts before and after court to speak in clear language to xx and to his supportive family. These are actions of a special caring nature which goes beyond any Legal Brief. To the bewildering Nightmare xx and his family found themselves caught up in, you have established some order and laid out a path to be followed. You have given everyone some hope that real justice will finally be seen to be served for xx. He could not, in my experience, have better representation.’ Comments of this nature, whether representing family or criminal clients are the norm for June Venters with another client once summarising the meaning of representation by June Venters QC as being: ‘someone you would most definitely want on your side and never against you.’


Qualified 1984; assistant recorder Crown Court 1998; recorder 1999; solicitor advocate Higher Courts (all proceedings); member of the Children Panel; Resolution-accredited specialist (international child abduction, domestic abuse and private children advocacy). Appointed Queen’s Counsel 2006; family and civil mediator.


Law Society, Resolution, Family Mediator’s Association, Association of Lawyers for Children, London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association.


College of Law (1979-1982).

London: Private client


Within: Family

June Venters QC at Venters Solicitors regularly appears in the High Court and Family Courts conducting complex trials involving issues of child protection and sexual abuse. Solicitor Sherma Polidore is ‘very committed to achieving the best outcome for her clients and is especially well known for public (care) proceedings’.

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