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9 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7412 0050
Fax:
Fax 020 7412 0049
DX:
61 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.hunters-solicitors.co.uk

Jo Carr-West

Tel:
Work 020 7412 0050
Email:
Hunters Law LLP

Work Department

Family department.

Position

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.

Career

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.

Member

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

Education

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


London: Private client

Family

Within: Family

Hunters incorporating May, May & Merrimans  has a ‘calm team that provides intelligent and cost-effective advice – in a word it is ‘classy’. It is attentive to the clients’ needs whilst giving them robust and sensible advice’. Henry Hood heads the department, which includes the tactically superbRichard Kershaw, who is a ‘force to be reckoned with’. Hetty Gleave  is ‘charming, efficient and a very strong lawyer’ and Jo Carr-West 'leaves no stone unturned; she has a great eye for detail and approaches each case with sensitivity’. Hazel Wright  is ‘sympathetic and a wonderful mediator’. The team is ‘strong’ across the board and is regularly involved in high-value financial cases and complex children work. Senior associate Amy Scollan  is a ‘rising star of the future – she is clever and extremely thorough’.

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Family: mediation

Within: Family: mediation

Hunters incorporating May, May & Merrimans  is ‘very strong in and committed to the field of family mediation whether children finances or all issues by either sole or co-mediation’. It has a ‘very solid practice in mediation’ and Henry Hood  ‘in particular has an extremely effective style as a mediator and he is going from strength to strength with a high success rate. He has a natural air of authority which imbues clients with confidence’. Hazel Wright  is ‘bright, quick, empathetic and calm’ and Jo Carr-West is ‘always focused on getting a good resolution for her client’. Senior associate Vanessa Friend  is also well-regarded.

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