Jane Cowley > Geldards LLP > Derby, England > Lawyer Profile

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Jane is an experienced Family Lawyer and Collaborative Practitioner. She advises clients on all aspects of relationship and family matters, focusing on complex financial and company issues involving owner managed businesses, company re-structuring, and national and international assets.

Jane regularly supports high net worth individuals with complex asset structures, many involving private and public limited companies, and focusing on shareholding and taxation issues within a family context. She deals with cases with substantial assets and offshore structures and has acted for many professionals amongst the business community. Jane is Director and former Chair of Leicestershire Business Voice, a member of the De Montfort University Legal Advisory Board and is retained as a Legal Advisor for ITV Studios, Emmerdale programme. She is often called upon to advise the media in relation to family law matters.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Private client > Family

‘Highly experienced and knowledgeable at all levels’, Geldards LLP ‘is very well-respected not just in the Midlands but across the country’. National practice chair, Fiona Apthorpe, is a heavyweight in complex medium to high net worth financial cases, pre-nuptial deeds and same sex marriage/civil partnership breakdowns. Claire Dean is a ‘powerful advocate and a talented lawyer’ who leads the private children practice. Jane Cowley is another integral member of the team, as is senior associate Natalie Haydon-Yeung, particularly for children and financial remedy cases.