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Jones Myers Ltd
Carlton Tower
34 St Paul's Street

Work Department

The nationally and internationally acclaimed Children Department excels in matters including international child abduction and issues centered on jurisdiction, overseas adoption. Consistently achieving extremely high relocation success rate of returns of children in international abduction issues (within and outside EC, Hague, Non-Hague Convention countries).The Department specialises in private residence and contact disputes, care proceedings, adoption, abduction, special guardianship, relocation, educational matters. Lawyers represent private individuals (parents, grandparents, family members acting through their Trusts), Local Authorities, Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS). Around 50% of complex case work originates from existing clients or referrals including those from law firms who lack the expertise. Services expansion to Court of Protection work - now covering entire range of children/vulnerable adult cases.


Partner in Children Department. Extensive expertise in family law exceeds two decades during which time Anthony has developed specialisms in children law matters.

Anthony deals with issues relating to children, teenagers, parents (including those represented through their official solicitor) and local authorities.

His expertise also encompasses international child abduction cases and  same sex relationship issues.


Jones Myers May 2021 – present

Jones Myers 2007 – 2021

Chambers Solicitors Bradford 2004 – 2007

William Hicks and Partners Bradford 2002 – 2004

Jepson and Co Solicitors Scarborough 2000-2002


Law Society Children Panel Member
Law Society Advanced Family Law Panel Member
Law Society Child Abduction Panel Member


University of Huddersfield 1996-1999 2:1 LLB (Hons)

College of Law York 1999-2000 LPC


Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Private client > Family: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire

(Next Generation Partners)

Anthony ParrishJones Myers Ltd

Jones Myers Ltd’s family team works across York, Harrogate and Leeds. Richard Peaker, managing partner, leads the divorce and financial remedies team, which specialises in work for company owners, professionals, high-net-worth individuals and their spouses. Kate Banerjee, a founding member of Lawyers for Children, leads the children department, which has a notably high success rate in international child abduction matters. All children’s department team members are Society Children Panel members and Anthony Parrish has particular strength regarding child abduction, while the ‘exceptionalNicki Mitchell leads the divorce and financial remedies offering from the firm’s York office.