Leeds and Harrogate niche family law firm expands team

Rachel Baul, centre, with, from left, partner Sarah Dickinson, director Richard Peaker and partners Andrew Fox and Kate Banerjee

Leeds and Harrogate niche family law firm, Jones Myers, has appointed a highly experienced family law solicitor to join its growing team.

Rachel Baul’s specialisms include high net worth financial cases involving business and trust assets in the UK and overseas.

Regularly representing sports professionals and members of the medical profession, Rachel’s extensive expertise includes pension assets and drafting cohabitation and pre-nuptial/post-nuptial agreements involving significant assets.

A former president of Harrogate & District Law Society, Rachel is based at the firm’s Harrogate office at Windsor House which opened in 2017 to accommodate an increase in instructions from North Yorkshire clients.

Jones Myers director Richard Peaker, who is acknowledged by the Chambers and Legal 500 guides as a leading solicitor in his field, said: “Rachel is a well-respected family lawyer whose depth and breadth of experience across more than two decades spans sectors including farming, agricultural and sport. We warmly welcome her and wish her continued success.”

Rachel said: “Jones Myers has an outstanding reputation for excellence and it’s   tremendous to be working with a team which includes a Deputy District Judge, a Family Law Arbitrator, a chair of Resolution’s Specialist Accreditation Scheme and two collaborative solicitors.”

In 2018 Jones Myers marked a double milestone by retaining its joint number 1 ranking in Chambers and The Legal 500 guides for over two decades. The practice was also ranked in the eprivate client Top Family Law Firms 2018 guide which is regarded as the definitive publication featuring leading providers of advice in key areas such as divorce and child protection.

The first firm of its kind to launch in Leeds, Jones Myers family lawyers jointly combine 270 years’ experience.


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