Joanne Wescott

Partner
Family Law

  • “Jo Wescott is top notch and widely recognised as a rising star throughout the profession. She brings a winning combination of great judgement, an immense work ethic, and a relaxed and charming way with opponents and clients alike. Someone you want on your side.”

  • "A great team comfortably able to take on big-money, complex cases. Well led, enthusiastic, and with great judgement from top to bottom. Jo Wescott is top notch and widely recognised as a rising star throughout the profession. She brings a winning combination of great judgement, an immense work ethic, and a relaxed and charming way with opponents and clients alike. Someone you want on your side"

    Legal 500 2021

  • "It offers a good range of choices for finance work. Joanne Wescott will go far."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Jo Wescott is top notch and widely recognised as a rising star throughout the profession. She brings a winning combination of great judgement, an immense work ethic, and a relaxed and charming way with opponents and clients alike. Someone you want on your side”

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Joanne Wescott is a very approachable and sensible opponent."

    Legal 500 2019

Joanne's Accreditation

Joanne's Legal 500 Testimonials

"A great team comfortably able to...

"A great team comfortably able to take on big-money, complex cases. Well led, enthusiastic, and with great judgement from top to bottom. Jo Wescott is top notch and widely recognised as a rising star throughout the profession. She brings a winning combination of great judgement, an immense work ethic, and a relaxed and charming way with opponents and clients alike. Someone you want on your side"

Legal 500 2021

"It offers a good range of...

"It offers a good range of choices for finance work. Joanne Wescott will go far."

Legal 500 2021

"Jo Wescott is top notch and...

"Jo Wescott is top notch and widely recognised as a rising star throughout the profession. She brings a winning combination of great judgement, an immense work ethic, and a relaxed and charming way with opponents and clients alike. Someone you want on your side”

Legal 500 2021

"Joanne Wescott is a very approachable...

"Joanne Wescott is a very approachable and sensible opponent."

Legal 500 2019

Joanne’s Notable Cases

  • Acting for a husband in a divorce case with assets in excess of £2m but where he had earnings of £15,000 net per month and was ordered to pay a Legal Services Order and interim spousal maintenance in circumstances where the wife had lost capacity.
  • Acting for a wife living in Malaysia in divorce and finance proceedings where the wife was a trailing spouse and had moved and lived in several countries to further her husband’s career, there was a property in England but pensions in several different jurisdictions.
  • Acting for a mother in a leave to remove from the jurisdiction case, where the mother wanted the child who had been living with her father in England for the last 8 years to move with her to France.
  • Acted for a husband in a highly contested divorce and finance case where the wife had relocated to Paris for employment. There was property in England, France and Germany and pensions worth in excess of £500,000.

Recent articles

Mills v Mills: The consequences of ill-advised financial decisions published by Family Law.

Owens v Owens: when unreasonable behaviour is not unreasonable behaviour published by Family Law.

Press and Commentary

Petnups: Asking judges to settle who gets the dog after a divorce is absolutely barking published in The Times.

Bank of Mum and Dad published in The Telegraph.

Contact Joanne today

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