Jane Young

Family & Matrimonial Law

Jane is a family law specialist and is dual qualified as a solicitor and barrister, having been called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2007. Jane specialises in divorce and financial issues on relationship breakdown and is experienced in cases involving limited assets as well as cases involving medium-net worth and high net worth individuals. Jane also specialises in cohabiting couples’ rights and civil partnerships, as well as prenuptial agreements.

Jane also thoroughly enjoys private children work and specialises in cases involving Contact, Residence, Prohibited Steps and Specific Issue Orders.

Jane is mindful of the interplay between the legal, financial and personal aspects of a case and is committed to providing a high quality of representation for her clients. Jane is well known for her empathy and client care skills.  Her focus is on problem-solving and negotiation to enable her clients to be able to deal with problems facing them at what is usually one of the most stressful and difficult times of their lives. Jane is committed to approaching cases in a non-confrontational way and to resolving issues fairly but at the same time pro-actively.

Jane is also recognised for her robust and thorough approach and is able to take a firm stance where needed when it comes to representing her clients.

Jane is an active Member of Resolution and has been a Trustee for a Manchester charity offering support to those suffering from domestic abuse since 2008.

In her spare time Jane enjoys spending time with her teenage children, all sports, particularly those involving horses and the Great Outdoors. 


Recent praise from Jane’s clients :

“Dear Jane, I am writing just to say a big thank you for the way you have handled my divorce case.  You did this not only in a very professional manner but also in a sincere one. Your job has you handling cases that bring out the worst in people and mine was no different. You are a real star and must be a great credit to your firm.”
17.10.2014, Mr M.
“To Jane, Just sending a huge “THANK YOU” for all your help and support during a very difficult time for us.  We are so grateful for how everything worked out and we just wanted you to know that we couldn’t have done it without you. “
24.10.2014, Ms H.