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Jones Myers Ltd
Carlton Tower
34 St Paul's Street

Work Department

Financial Remedies Department


Head of Jones Myers Financial Remedies Department

Department specialises in high net worth cases (up to £250m), frequently managing matters involving tens of millions of pounds. Regularly instructed in multi- jurisdictional proceedings and cases involving complex corporate and (often offshore) trust structures.

Department head Richard Peaker, acknowledged leading light in FR work, has an enviable reputation in representing high net worth individuals.

Client portfolio includes business owners, directors, landowners, farmers (valuation structures of land, fixtures, cattle, crops). Also parties with substantial family Trusts (on shore/off shore, involving analysis re payments made from Trusts and requirement of being joined into proceedings).

Clients also comprise senior members of medical profession (complex pension issues/secondary streams of income), partners in leading legal practices (complex issues around value / liquidity of business interests, available income / pension arrangements).



Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

Richard PeakerJones 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.