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Jessica Johnson


Personal Profile

Jessica is an Associate in the Family Department. She advises on all family law matters arising from the breakdown of relationships including divorce/dissolution, financial remedy proceedings, arrangements for children including contact, living arrangements and applications for leave to remove children from the jurisdiction. Jessica also advises on cohabitation disputes, pre- and post- nuptial agreements and surrogacy.

Jessica has experience working with a wide range of clients including high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, City professionals, high profile and well known individuals, as well as clients who have dedicated their time to raising children and/or running a family home. Much of Jessica's work has an international element. Jessica has experience with cases determined in the Family Court, High Court and through alternative dispute resolution processes.

Jessica sits on the YRes National Committee for Resolution - a membership organisation for family lawyers in England and Wales which promotes a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law matters.

Key Experience

  • Financial remedy proceedings, often with an international element and including complex and high value matters. 
  • International pre and post nuptial agreements.
  • Private children matters including contact and living arrangements, Schedule 1 and international relocation cases. 
  • AG v VD [2020] EWHC 1847 (Fam)
  • AG v VD [2021] EWFC 9

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
Trainee, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
University of Exeter, LLB, Law
University of Exeter, LLM, International Law
University of Law, Legal Practice Course

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