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Job Title: Solicitor
Family - Manchester
Hepzi joined JMW in May 2018 as a Solicitor in the Family department, having previously trained at a top 20 international law firm where she was retained upon qualification.
Hepzi advises clients on a range of family law issues following relationship breakdown, primarily divorce and consequent matrimonial finance proceedings. Hepzi is extremely passionate about her area of work and takes pride in her ability to support clients during what is a difficult and emotional time. She has specific experience in relation to:
- Securing financial settlements for clients upon divorce in both Court proceedings and through non-Court dispute resolution.
- Advising cohabiting unmarried couples with children following separation (Schedule 1 applications).
- Drafting pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements (for unmarried cohabiting couples) and separation agreements.
- Negotiating workable arrangements for children upon parental separation.
Hepzi graduated from Newcastle University with a Law degree and went on to complete her Legal Practice Course in Manchester gaining a distinction. Hepzi came to JWM from international law firm DWF where she joined as a trainee solicitor in September 2015. She remained at DWF upon qualification as a solicitor in 2017 when she chose to specialise in family law.
Outside of work Hepzi enjoys spending time with friends and family, keeping fit and walking her French bulldog, Herbie.