Jane joins from Clarion Solicitors where she was head of family law. Jane advises high net worth individuals (HNW) in all issues relating to relationship breakdown.
This includes complex financial remedy and children proceedings, international work, pre and post marital agreements and issues relating to cohabitants, including contentious trusts and probate.
Jane is a qualified child arbitrator and has in-depth expertise in private children proceedings. This includes child arrangements applications, international relocation work and matters regarding the financial needs of children.
Elsewhere, she has a developing surrogacy practice, a particular growth area for the firm. Jane is a member of Resolution and an accredited specialist.
Philip Way, head of family at Mills & Reeve’s Leeds office, said: “Jane’s practice and wealth of experience perfectly mirrors our UK leading family law offering. Her appointment will further strengthen our strategic growth plans across all areas, particularly in complex children proceedings and surrogacy.
“Jane’s reputation in both the Yorkshire market and across the UK is excellent and I’m confident she will be a valuable addition to our growing family team.”
Jane said: “I’m delighted to be joining Mills & Reeve’s talented national family law team. Mills & Reeve is a client focused firm and I’m very much looking forward to working with new colleagues across the offices to continue to provide the excellent client service that they’re renowned for.”