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Jersey > Family Tier 1Myersons is praised by clients as ‘a specialist boutique Jersey family law firm providing first rate service of the highest quality‘. Led by founding partner and ‘force of nature‘ Victoria Myerson, the team has established a reputation for high-value, complex and cross-border family law matters, including divorce, pre- and post-nuptial agreements and financial separations, in addition to child-related issues such as financial provision and residence. Myerson works alongside senior associate Celanne Scally , who is another expert in matrimonial and children law issues.
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‘Very accessible, and understand different forms of communication suit different things (letters, emails, meetings).’
‘Victoria – very calm, resilient and sure of advice. Stephanie – really gets through the work thoroughly. Sarah – always friendly, very accessible.’
Victoria Myerson is the go to lawyer for high net worth individuals who are getting divorced in Jersey. She is technically extremely able and is a tenacious litigator. Clients absolutely adore her and she does amazing work. She has a great team around her and has years of experience of dealing with the most complex cases.’
‘Victoria is a force of nature. She always has the most complex and tricky cases on the go. Often, they involve trusts and businesses. She is a brilliant tactician and is able to identify all of the points early on in the process and plays excellent strategic cards. Victoria has a couple of very able associates, they are extremely capable and have done to some of the best work in Jersey.’
‘Specialist boutique Jersey family law firm providing first rate service of the highest quality. Highly responsive team of specialist practitioners ably led by Victoria Myerson. Despite its size it punches well above its weight.’
‘Very responsive/user friendly. Rolls Royce service at competitive charging rates. This firm is very good at delivering a high quality service to its clients. Stand out practitioner – Victoria Myerson.’
‘A strong sense of wanting to do the best for their clients throughout the practice. Very good response rates in terms of replying to correspondence in a timely manner and all bills are well itemised and clear. One gets the overriding feeling they want to do the best for their clients’.
‘Victoria Myerson is extremely knowledgeable in her field . She gives concise and well reasoned advice and never loses sight that family law is an area where emotions run high. Clients know that they have a very capable lawyer on their side at a difficult time in their lives.’
Myersons > Firm Profile
Myersons was established in October 2017 by Victoria Myerson as the first boutique family law firm in Jersey. The team is highly experienced, and individually skilled, in dealing with all forms of private law disputes. Myersons takes a different view of family law that encourages a holistic approach and a long term view of the impact of decisions upon all those involved. The team strives to guide their clients through difficult times by encouraging access to therapeutic and health support to ensure resilience and wellbeing throughout their case.
The firm provides tailored advice on matters including divorce and financial remedies, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, child related issues such as financial provision, residence, contact and leave to remove disputes. It aims to support clients in achieving a fair outcome and with minimal conflict. Advising on all aspects of family law and instrumental in most high-profile cases in Jersey, the team is highly regarded for their expertise in dealing with high net worth clients on complex asset division cases involving trusts, business assets and investment structures.
Victoria Myerson started her career with several years at the London Bar before returning to Jersey. She was formerly partner, and Head of Family Law, at one of the largest global offshore firms. Myersons was founded with her well-established team of lawyers including Celanne Scally. Drawing on their collective experience of working within a larger firm environment the team provides a high level of service but one that is responsive and tailored to client needs.
The firm has an unrivalled reputation in the Island as specialists in the field of family law. Since opening its doors Myersons has grown both in volume and personnel. New clients result from recommendations from former clients and referrals from senior individuals within the legal and financial sectors in Jersey. The team maintains strong links with a number of the large London firms, working together in cases involving multi-jurisdiction issues.
The firm advises in relation to all aspects of family law and regularly acts for HNW individuals, partners of law and accountancy firms and trust and company directors, as well as stay at home spouses seeking to secure their share of the matrimonial pot.
In respect of separation and divorce matters, work undertaken includes reconciliation and separation agreements; issues relating to cohabitation; injunctive relief; pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and contested proceedings related thereto; judicial separation proceedings; interim maintenance applications (including applications for legal funding); disclosure issues (such as Imerman and non-disclosure/asset tracing); divorce proceedings (including defended cases) and complex financial remedy applications (for example those involving multifarious trust, company and cross-jurisdictional issues).
The firm has also been involved in cases before the Court of Appeal (Jersey) and the Privy Council.
In relation to children matters, the team is well versed in dealing with applications for residence or contact; child maintenance; child maintenance variations; leave to remove/ relocation; specific issue orders; prohibited steps orders; parental responsibility and applications under schedule 1 of the Children (Jersey) Law 2002. In addition, Myersons has expertise in dealing with private law children cases involving safeguarding concerns.
Across the vast spectrum of these areas of work the firm undertakes within the family law arena, the firm has significant experience in facilitating and encouraging a variety of forms of alternative dispute resolution such as mediation, round table/settlement meetings and private financial dispute resolution meetings.
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CLIENT: Client A
TESTIMONIAL:I engaged Myersons to deal with my divorce following a recommendation from a friend and having done some research. From my first meeting with Victoria, I felt at ease and confident that she was going to do her best for me. She is extremely professional and knowledgeable, whilst also being sensitive and client-focused during an extremely difficult time. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Myersons to friends and family in the future. I hadn’t ever envisioned being in my situation after a long marriage, however the practical advice and support I received from Victoria and the team at Myersons have made the process so much easier. Most importantly, I am pleased with the outcome and positive about my future.
CLIENT: Client B
TESTIMONIAL: At what was a stressful time, Victoria consistently provided clear advice in a very calm and considered manner and was able to explain the realities of the law in detail. I felt like part of the team discussing the best options rather than simply a client, and I always left meetings firstly a bit calmer, but also with a clear understanding of the next steps. I was very glad that Victoria was on my side, and, on Family Law matters, I have no hesitation in recommending the Myersons Team.
CLIENT: Client C
TESTIMONIAL: Myersons are top tier divorce lawyers. I have been very satisfied and impressed with the quality and depth of understanding of relevant issues. Celanne was able to move things along very well.
CLIENT: Client D
TESTIMONIAL: I am sure that all divorce is difficult, but in my case, it was further complicated…During this time Myersons showed understanding, kindness and compassion… I would certainly recommend [Myersons] services to family or friends.