Jane Wells - Family Solicitor in Brighton

About Jane

I am a family lawyer and mediator with over 30 years’ experience.

I specialise in children cases and represent both children and parents in care proceedings. I have been a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel for over 20 years.

I also represent clients in private law financial and children cases.

I am also a fully accredited mediator and can mediate on all issues and I am trained to offer direct consultation with children. I am also a trained supervisor for mediation.

I am friendly and approachable and aim to offer a high quality service to all clients.

I am a Past President of Sussex Law Society.

I have 2 adult children and enjoy playing tennis.

Jane’s Reported Cases

I have recently acted for a client in a high profile adoption case which was heard both in the High Court before the President Sir James Munby and the Court of Appeal before McFarlane LJ – In the matter of W (A Child) (No 1-4) 2016/2017.

West Sussex County Council and Others –v- F M N P and T 2018 EWHC 1702 (Fam) – case about the interplay between care proceedings and a Forced Marriage Application in a case which involved 3 children who had been exposed to domestic and emotional abuse.