Jolene is a Partner and Head of the Family and Divorce team.
She is ranked as a leader in her field in Chambers UK and is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 for the current year. Jolene has also been ranked in The Spear’s 500, a leading high-net worth publication.
Her expertise covers a wide range of family law matters with particular expertise in complex financial cases arising on divorce for high-net worth clients. Recent cases include a divorce with assets, including trust assets and companies, worth approximately £10 million. Another recent case concerns a young couple, still building wealth but one party is earning £1.5 million a year including bonuses. Jolene’s cases often involve an international element and by way of an example, the two cases referred to concerned assets in multiple jurisdictions, including Lichtenstein, India, Switzerland and the US.
She also represents clients seeking to protect their income and assets on divorce, through the drafting of Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements. Recent agreements have involved the protection of inherited wealth in the region of £60 million and another where there was a need to execute a mirror Ante Nuptial Contract in South Africa.
During her career, Jolene has dealt with and continues to deal with complex children cases, including applications for leave to remove children from the jurisdiction and implacably hostile contact disputes.
Jolene is a committed member of Resolution, an organisation of over 5,000 lawyers and family justice professionals.
“provides sound, realistic advice at the earliest juncture… and whose tenacity and experience is always evident in her handling of financial remedy and private children law cases”
The Legal 500, UK
- 2012: Head of Private Family Department, Blaser Mills Law
- 2010: Partner, Blaser Mills Law
- 2005: Qualified, Blaser Mills Law