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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Jonathan Flower

Tel:
Work +44 (0)191 204 4376
Email:
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Family and Matrimonial

Position

Partner, Head of Family and Matrimonial

Career

Jonathan is recognised for his experience in helping clients deal with all aspects of relationship breakdown. In cases involving children, he regularly acts on behalf of parents, children, family members and CAFCASS Guardians.

Jonathan has practised in the North East for over 20 years and is recognised as an experienced advocate.

He deals with high value and complex divorce settlements. Recent cases have involved media celebrities, sports stars, members of the legal profession as well as matters involving corporate assets, held here in the UK and abroad.

Jonathan has significant experience in dealing with cases involving children. These have involved child abduction, both domestic and international, as well as care and adoption proceedings, particularly where children have been injured or there are concerns in relation to fabricated or induced illness.

Jonathan’s practice extends to the public sector, where he regularly provides advice and training in relation to the safeguarding of children. In the health sector, this is focused upon the responsibilities of the NHS; in the education sector this is focused upon the responsibilities of academies.


North: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Jonathan Flower - Ward Hadaway

Within: Family

Ward Hadaway’s ‘impressive and hugely professional family law department’ is ‘diligent’, ‘provides quality advice’ and ‘stands out for its excellent case preparation and client care’. It is led by the ‘experienced, dedicated and diligent’ Jonathan Flower, who is ‘very experienced in representing children of all ages’, ‘leaving no stone unturned to achieve the best outcome for vulnerable children and adolescents’. Flower, who also handles high-value divorce settlements, is supported by Sarah Crilly, whose ‘calming influence’ ‘takes away all of the client’s anxieties’; she is ‘easy to communicate with’ and provides ‘thorough advice’ and ‘very good assistance with matters involving financial remedies’. Other key individuals include associate Cassandra Spenceley, who ‘delivers sound advice in an understandable and approachable manner’, and associate Louise Cannell-Mirza, who is noted for her ‘excellent case preparations’. Solicitor Hollie Morgan is a ‘promising newcomer’.

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