Jay Patel

Jay Patel

Partner

Jay Patel

Partner

Jay acts for high net worth individuals in divorce cases involving substantial and complex assets, including businesses, offshore assets and trust interests. He is also an experienced Children Act practitioner.

Jay has extensive experience in international work including child abduction and applications for permission to take children to live abroad, as well as in financial claims in respect of international assets. In particular Jay has worked closely with the Iranian and Indian communities.

In addition to his litigation practice Jay is a family mediator accredited by both the Law Society Family Panel and Resolution. As a mediator he assists separating couples in making important decisions with regard to the care of their children and their finances without recourse to Court proceedings.

With over 20 years’ experience in family law, Jay joined Hunters as a partner in the Family Department in 2018. He was a member of the steering committee for the Pensions Advisory Group and is a Spear’s 500 recommended family lawyer (2018 and 2019).

Department

Awards

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Recommended in the ‘Family’ section

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Recommended in the ‘Family: Mediation’ section

“Jay Patel has been extremely helpful with mediation. He has a very thorough approach, talking through all possibilities and comes up with practical solutions by thinking outside of the box.”

The Legal 500

Recommended in the Private Client: Family section

“Supporting clients every step of the way”

MEMBERSHIPS

Jay is a member of Resolution and the Law Society Family Panel.

Department

Awards

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Recommended in the ‘Family’ section

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Recommended in the ‘Family: Mediation’ section

“Jay Patel has been extremely helpful with mediation. He has a very thorough approach, talking through all possibilities and comes up with practical solutions by thinking outside of the box.”

The Legal 500

Recommended in the Private Client: Family section

“Supporting clients every step of the way”

MEMBERSHIPS

Jay is a member of Resolution and the Law Society Family Panel.

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Nov 23, 2018
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