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Venters Solicitors
Castle Court
41 London Road

Private client > Family Tier 6

At Venters Solicitors June Venters KC, who is a Resolution Accredited specialist, deals with the most serious and complex children family law cases. In addition she is a family mediator and an arbitrator. Andrea Dawkins is a matrimonial and child care lawyer who practices in divorce and finance as well as other areas such as domestic violence, Schedule 1 claims and cohabitation disputes.

Practice head(s):

June Venters KC; Andrea Dawkins


‘Articulate, understanding, and boldness to confront issues. Each one of the solicitors that dealt with me were maybe beyond professional’.


Venters Solicitors is a well-respected legal and mediation practice with offices in South London, Central London and Surrey, and mediation facilities across London, Essex, Surrey and Sussex. Its founder and managing partner is June Venters KC, the first woman solicitor ever to be appointed Queen’s Counsel.

The firm: Venters Solicitors has a dedicated team of solicitors, case workers and mediators who have vast experience and are specialists in their field. The firm takes a professional, pragmatic and proactive approach to cases and offers transparency when it comes to costs.

Over the years, the firm has represented numerous cases, many of which have been ‘high profile’ and which have received considerable media attention. However, whatever the nature or seriousness of the case, the firm is committed to providing its clients with a first-class service and value for money.

Venters Solicitors seeks to support its clients throughout the progress of their case and to ensure that they are kept fully informed. The firm provides straightforward advice and ensures that every client is aware of all options that may be available to them in the pursuit of justice.

Types of work undertaken: Venters Solicitors undertake all aspects of family, children, criminal law and family mediation. This includes:

Family: divorce/separation/civil partnerships/pre and post nuptial arrangements/children cases/re-location cases/international child abduction cases, care proceedings, adoption, special guardianship and domestic abuse.

Criminal: fraud, youth crime, public order offences, disciplinary proceedings, wrongful arrest and police harassment, professional regulation, drink/drive, careless/reckless/dangerous driving, speeding, points system, offensive weapons, murder.

Family mediation: finance/children and direct consultation with children.

Venters solicitors is led by June Venters KC (the first woman solicitor to be appointed Queen’s Counsel) who has specialised in the fields of family and criminal law throughout her entire career and who sits as a recorder in the Crown Court and County Court.

All senior family solicitors are accredited and members of either the Law Society Family Panel or Resolution both of which is a mark of excellence.

Venters Solicitors will work in a way to preserve its clients’ dignity and where possible to encourage agreement. However, in cases where it is not possible to achieve agreement and court proceedings have to be pursued, Venters Solicitors aims to ensure that any proceedings are conducted in a constructive and realistic way to minimise conflict and distress as far as possible but with the objective being to achieve at all times the best possible outcome for its clients.

Other offices: Reigate, Surrey and Temple, London

Senior partner June Venters 229 610
Family June Venters 229 610
Family Andrea 277 0110
Criminal law June Venters 229 610
Civil and family mediation June Venters 229 610
Civil and family mediation Elsbeth 229 610
Helena Aiyudubia photoMs Helena Aiyudubia                                        Helena is a member of the children panel and represents Guardians,…
Christine Boot photoMrs Christine BootChristine trained at John Taylor & Co in Croydon, where she later…
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Lauren Naismith photoMrs Lauren NaismithPartner
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June Venters photo June VentersJune Venters QC became the first woman solicitor Queen’s Counsel in 2006.…
Number of UK partners : 5
Association of Lawyers for Children
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Resolution Accredited with particular specialisms in Children Law and Private
Family Law Advanced Panel
Law Society Children Panel
Children Law Scheme Children’s Representative
Children Law Accreditation