Jones Myers’ three decades of dedication to Yorkshire

Jones Myers, a specialised family law firm, has once again secured its top-tier position in the Legal 500 guide for the 2024 edition. This impressive feat marks the firm’s thirtieth consecutive year at the pinnacle of family law practice.  

The guide, which derives its rankings from client feedback, commends Jones Myers for its unwavering dedication to professionalism blended with a caring and empathetic approach, which has been instrumental in maintaining its reputation over the years. 

Established in 1992, Jones Myers holds a special place in Yorkshire’s legal landscape, being one of the pioneering family law firms in the region. With headquarters in Leeds and additional offices in Harrogate and York, Jones Myers remains committed to serving their community. 

The Legal 500 guide highlights the firm’s expansion with offices in Harrogate and York, extending its reach to a wider client base. Jones Myers is the sole top tier family law practice with an office in York, evidencing the excellence that Yorkshire has to offer the wider legal profession.  

The firm’s family law specialists bring a wealth of experience to the table. Leading the financial remedies Department, managing partner Richard Peaker, and partner Kate Banerjee continue to maintain their Leading Individual status, reflecting their unwavering commitment to the practice. 

The children’s department, led by Kate Banerjee, earned praise for its depth of knowledge in the field, further solidifying the firm’s standing in the industry. 

Partner Anthony Parrish has been recognised as a Next Generation Partner, and partner Nicki Mitchell, who oversees the York office, is described as “exceptional.”  

Richard Peaker, the firm’s managing partner, acknowledges the significance of these accolades, stating, “Our consistent recognition as a top tier firm year after year is a testament to our ability to attract and retain the best family lawyers in the field. We owe our continued success to our dedicated teams across the region.” 

Furthermore, the firm’s lawyers received recognition in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, showcasing their expertise as recognised by their peers. 


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Emma Cockings
Emma is the content editor for Yorkshire Legal News. Emma is an experienced writer with a background in client-centric personal injury law for a major firm. She has attended and reported on numerous high-profile legal events in Yorkshire.