Jo Carr-West > Hunters Law LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Hunters Law LLP

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Partner in the family department. Jo has broad experience of the complex financial aspects of divorce proceedings, dealing with cases exploring issues of inherited assets, trusts and company law, as well as advising on wealth protection pre-marriage – including pre-nuptial agreements.  In addition, she advises on disputes concerning children and on the issues surrounding cohabitation and other forms of family breakdown.


Trainee solicitor, Dawsons LLP, 2002-04; Associate, Hunters 2004; Appointed to Resolution’s Property, Tax and Pensions Committee, 2014; Accredited Specialist in financial provision on divorce; Accredited Specialist in Children Law; Trained collaborative lawyer; Accredited Mediator; Partner, Hunters, 2016 to date.


Family Mediators Association; Resolution; London Collaborative Family Lawyers pod.


University College London, University of London (BA 1999); College of Law (PGDL 2000-01); College of Law (LPC 2001-02)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Family: mediation

(Leading individuals)

Jo Carr-WestHunters Law LLP

Hunters Law LLP fields a strong team of three mediators. Henry Hood heads the department and is an experienced mediator. Hood is an accredited resolution specialist in advanced financial provision and private children law as well as a member of the International Academy of Family Lawyers. Jo Carr-West is a talented mediator who is also comfortable doing co-mediating with therapeutic providers and specialises in high-net-worth financial issues on divorce as well as private law children matters. Nicole Derham is a newly-qualified mediator. Jay Patel is now at Lawrence Stephens solicitors.

London > Private client > Family

Hunters Law LLP has an ‘excellent team with high calibre clients’ that is led by Henry Hood. It acts for large HNW clients on the full range of issues that arise from relationship inception through to breakdown. The majority of its caseload comprises complex high value financial claims on divorce and it regularly advises on wealth protection through nuptial agreements. It is also skilled at handling challenging private law children work with a particular focus on relocation. Richard Kershaw and Jo Carr-West are other key members of the team. At a senior level there have been changes as Jay Patel is now at Lawrence Stephens solicitors while Mark Stiebel joined the team.