Jo Carr-West

Jo Carr-West

Partner

Jo Carr-West

Partner



Jo is a partner in the Hunters’ family department where she specialises in the complex financial aspects of divorce proceedings.

Known for her creative and solutions-focused approach, Jo has extensive experience dealing with issues relating to inherited assets, trust interests and businesses on divorce. She also regularly advises on wealth protection prior to marriage including through pre-nuptial agreements, as well as on claims arising between cohabiting couples.

Jo is experienced in advising clients on arrangements for children, including in cases of domestic violence where safeguarding measures are required, taking a sensitive and pragmatic approach.

Jo advocates using alternatives to court proceedings in suitable cases, and is a Law Society accredited mediator and a trained collaborative lawyer. She is also a successful litigator when court involvement is needed.

Jo joined Hunters on qualification in 2004, becoming a partner in 2016. She is an active member of Resolution, including sitting as member of Resolution’s Property, Tax and Financial Remedy Committee.

Department

Awards

Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2020

Woman of the Year – Future Leaders (Partner, Director), Gold

Chambers & Partners UK 2020

Ranked in Band 4 for Family/Matrimonial

“She can see things from a different perspective and can give pragmatic advice.”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Leading Individual in the ‘Family: Mediation’ section

“Jo Carr-West is intelligent and focused and quickly gets to the heart of a problem. She brings these skills to her mediation practice.”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Recommended in the ‘Family’ section

“Jo is an exceptional solicitor. She has fantastic client care skills and a precision that gives her work a real edge. Jo is immensely smart and brings her intellect and experience to bear in all her cases.”

Chambers UK 2019

Recognised as an Up and Coming lawyer in the Family/Matrimonial Department

“She is described as 'extremely personable and supportive'”

The Legal 500 2019

Leading Individual in the Family: mediation section and is recommended in The Family section

Chambers UK 2018

Recognised in the Up and Coming in the Family/ Matrimonial Department

“She is described as 'superb – very technical and very detailed'”

Citywealth Leaders List 2017

Listed for Family and Matrimonial

The Legal 500 2017

Leading Individual in the Family: Mediation section and is recommended in the Family section

“quickly becoming a real force to be reckoned with”

Citywealth’s Future Leaders Awards 2016

Bronze for the ‘Family Lawyer of the Year’ category

The Legal 500 2016

Recommended in the Family section

“extremely able”

MEMBERSHIPS

Jo is an accredited mediator and a member of Resolution. In November 2014, she was appointed to Resolution’s Pensions, Tax and Financial Remedy Committee.

Department

Awards

Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2020

Woman of the Year – Future Leaders (Partner, Director), Gold

Chambers & Partners UK 2020

Ranked in Band 4 for Family/Matrimonial

“She can see things from a different perspective and can give pragmatic advice.”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Leading Individual in the ‘Family: Mediation’ section

“Jo Carr-West is intelligent and focused and quickly gets to the heart of a problem. She brings these skills to her mediation practice.”

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Recommended in the ‘Family’ section

“Jo is an exceptional solicitor. She has fantastic client care skills and a precision that gives her work a real edge. Jo is immensely smart and brings her intellect and experience to bear in all her cases.”

Chambers UK 2019

Recognised as an Up and Coming lawyer in the Family/Matrimonial Department

“She is described as 'extremely personable and supportive'”

The Legal 500 2019

Leading Individual in the Family: mediation section and is recommended in The Family section

Chambers UK 2018

Recognised in the Up and Coming in the Family/ Matrimonial Department

“She is described as 'superb – very technical and very detailed'”

Citywealth Leaders List 2017

Listed for Family and Matrimonial

The Legal 500 2017

Leading Individual in the Family: Mediation section and is recommended in the Family section

“quickly becoming a real force to be reckoned with”

Citywealth’s Future Leaders Awards 2016

Bronze for the ‘Family Lawyer of the Year’ category

The Legal 500 2016

Recommended in the Family section

“extremely able”

MEMBERSHIPS

Jo is an accredited mediator and a member of Resolution. In November 2014, she was appointed to Resolution’s Pensions, Tax and Financial Remedy Committee.

Latest Headlines

Nov 07, 2019
Jo Carr-West comments on the financial considerations of divorce in The Times
Oct 08, 2019
Jo Carr-West & Anna Roiser discuss family mediation
Apr 05, 2019
Jo Carr-West comments on a £1.3m divorce award despite signing a pre-nuptial agreement in Family Law Week
Apr 23, 2018
Jo Carr-West comments on the changing face of divorce in the UK in The Telegraph
Feb 26, 2018
Jo Carr-West comments in Bloomberg on how cryptocurrency is impacting divorce settlements
Dec 07, 2017
Jo Carr-West discusses divorce courts for super-rich in The Times Law Brief

© Hunters Law LLP 2020 | Privacy NoticeLegal & Regulatory | Cookies Policy | Complaints Procedure

Hunters Law LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (number 657218)