Ruth joined JMW in May 2017 as a Solicitor in the Family department.

Ruth specialises in divorce and financial matters arising out of separation, advising parties in same sex relationships and cohabitees.

She has extensive experience in relation to:

  • divorce including complex financial issues, trust structures, businesses and pension arrangements;
  • acting for self-employed business owners as well as other professionals;
  • applications brought on behalf of children where a couple are unmarried, including acting for the former partners of high profile premiership footballers;
  • working collaboratively with people to address matters constructively and to create bespoke solutions on separation.

Ruth graduated from the University of Durham and completed her LPC at the University of Northumbria. She has specialised in Family Law since 2000 and is a member of the Law Society’s Advanced Family Law Panel. Ruth is a trained collaborative lawyer and meditator. She previously practiced in Liverpool.

Outside of work Ruth enjoys days out, camping and spending time with her family.