An experienced practitioner, Jean-Paul accepts instructions across a range of family law diputes, specialising in public and private law Children Act proceedings and family finance cases, including TOLATA applications.


Within care proceedings Jean-Paul undertakes work on behalf of parents, extended family, Guardians and local authorities and has been involved in cases involving non-accidental injury, neglect, emotional, sexual and physical abuse. He has often represented clients with learning disabilities and mental health problems.

He regularly represents parties in private law proceedings, particularly intractable contact disputes, and cases involving removal from the jurisdiction.

Jean-Paul also has considerable experience of matrimonial finance cases, from modest means cases to those involving significant assets. He is also experienced in cohabitants’ disputes including TOLATA applications.

Jean-Paul practises in all levels of court.