ProfileJason is an award winning lawyer. He was awarded the MBE by the Queen for his services to law.
He has been shortlisted for the past two years for the barrister of the year award by the Birmingham Law Society. He is an expert in family law disputes, specialising in children law and recently co-wrote the best selling guide to family law 'How to Represent Yourself in the Family Court'. He is regularly called upon by the media and radio to give his expert advice on children matters and domestic abuse.
Jason regularly appears at all stages of both public and private law proceedings in the Family Proceedings Court, the County Court and the High Court.
He gives clear, frank and straight forward advice.
Jason successfully represents parents, grandparents and children – multi-day hearings in the Family Proceedings Court, the County Court and the High Court.
He is a confident, strong and dedicated advocate in contested private law hearings, fact finding hearings, non molestations hearings and of course final hearings. Jason specialises in complex contact hearings and issues over where a child should live.
Matters where Jason has acted include the most serious of allegations, including sexual allegations, forced marriage and cultural disputes. He has undertaken injunctions under the Family Law Act, cost applications and issues regarding change of surname, change of school, holidays and moves out of the jurisdiction.
Jason is able to provide written advice and meet in Conference to discuss the options with respect to all areas of family law. He will listen, consider and give sensible advice.
- Child Arrangement Orders
- Leave to remove from the jurisdiction and international relocation
- Parental alienation
- Allegations of physical, emotional and sexual abuse
- Education, religion, medical and change of name disputes
- Domestic Violence
- Occupation Orders
- Child abduction
- Surrogacy and parental order applications
- Parenting disputes arising from same-sex relationships
- LGBT issues
- Non Molestation hearings (contested)
- Forced Marriage
- Child abduction
- Proceedings under the inherent jurisdiction
- Complex care and adoption proceedings
- Publicity and disclosure proceedings
- Committal proceedings
- Human Rights
Jason is particularly praised by solicitors for being a tough negotiator with a no nonsense style and for being particularly popular with clients for his thorough and patient approach to family proceedings. Jason has over twenty years’ experience having originally qualified as a solicitor and becoming a partner in a private practice in London.
Jason writes regularly for the New Law Journal, the Law Society Gazette and the Legal Executive Journal. He also appears as a legal expert on radio for both the BBC and commercial stations. He was from 2008-2010 radio lawyer on LBC where he gave advice to the listeners in London. He regularly appears on the BBC and TalkRadio where he provides legal advice and commentary.
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