Samantha Jago > DMH Stallard LLP > Brighton, England > Lawyer Profile

DMH Stallard LLP
NORTH WEST OFFICE SUITE, 1ST FLOOR
ONE JUBILEE STREET
BRIGHTON
BN1 1GE
England

Work Department

Family

Position

A partner in our Guildford office, Samantha has more than 14 years’ experience in family law matters

Career

Samantha excels in managing client expectations, and quickly builds a positive rapport with her clients.

Samantha has particular experience in representing parents, business owners and senior managers, and has dealt with numerous complex international matters. She has represented a number of high profile individuals, where confidentiality and dealing with sensitive information is crucial to secure a positive outcome for the client. Being a parent herself, Samantha understands and can empathise with her clients, especially when dealing with matters that involve and affect children.

Prior to joining DMH Stallard, Samantha was joint Managing Partner of a local Guildford firm where she assisted in establishing the family team.

As well as being able to carry out her own advocacy, Samantha is an all issues trained mediator.

Work highlights

  • Negotiationg a settlement agreement and preparing a Deed of Separation for a husband who did not want to initiate divorce proceedings after separating from his wife, but did want to protect his assets which included a family home
  • Preparing a pre-nuptial agreement which dealt with four investment properties, children from a previous marriage and ongoing maintenance obligations from earlier divorce
  • Negotiating a complex parenting plan against a background of domestic abuse and substance misuse, ensuring the children’s needs were put first whilst securing the client’s safety

Languages

English

Memberships

  • Resolution

Personal awards

  • 2014 Champion of Justice Award

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

DMH Stallard LLP’s family team is ‘incredibly responsive and compassionate’ and offers ‘excellent cost-effective advice’. The Horsham team is headed up by Mark Rennie, whose ‘caring, empathetic and hardworking nature’ is praised by clients. The Brighton team is led by the ‘kind and compassionateJoanna Potbury and the ‘excellent’ and ‘confidentPhilip Morton. The Guildford team continues to develop under the leadership of Samantha Jago, who is ‘capable, efficient, on top of her cases and hugely valued by her clients’.