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Jennifer Curtis

Partner & Family Law Solicitor

Jennifer joined Maguire Family Law in June 2013 and was promoted to partner in 2018.

Jennifer provides advice on all areas of family law including children matters, divorce and finances; alongside non-contentious matters such as pre/post-nuptial agreements.

There is a significant international element to Jennifer’s work: it includes matters involving cases of international child abduction and relocation and financial matters with an international element, including enforcement issues and cross jurisdictional cases. Jennifer’s recent cases have involved the US, Australia, Kuwait, Bali, South Africa, Germany, Canada and Japan.

Jennifer is also instructed in matters that involve domestic abuse (including non-molestation orders and occupation orders). One of her strengths is in taking comprehensive instructions on these sensitive matters, providing straightforward but sympathetic advice whilst often having to act quickly and under pressure to safeguard her client’s interests, peace of mind and, ultimately their safety.

Jennifer is able to assimilate complex information and prides herself on her technical drafting skills, whilst balancing this with providing advice to clients in a way which is accessible to them.

Jennifer Curtis has had an article included in the recent book published on behalf of Only Mums & Only Dads. The book aims to help separating parents keep their children’s best interests first. Maguire Family Law are a long-term supporter of the social enterprise OnlyMums & OnlyDads and are a member of their Family Law Panel.


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Director Henry Venables and senior associate Jennifer Curtis ensure that ‘clients feel supported throughout; they take a sensible approach to negotiation and are always meticulously prepared’
Source: Legal 2019



Personal

Jennifer studied European Law (French) at the University of Warwick, spending a year at Université de Lille II, France. She completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Bloomsbury, London and achieved a distinction.

Jennifer trained with Mills & Reeve LLP. She was based primarily in Norwich, but also spent 4 months with the Family Team in Manchester. Jennifer qualified as a solicitor in 2010, taking on a role at Sills & Betteridge LLP in Lincolnshire. This previous experience of both high net worth and legally aided family advice has provided Jennifer with an excellent grounding; which she has used to develop herself and her practice at Maguire Family Law.

Best things in life: laughing with friends over a glass of wine, family, music, driving on the open road, fireworks, relaxing in front of an open fire, fish and chips at the seaside, watching the sun set.


Contact Details

For advice divorce, separation, children, finances or any queries on family law please telephone Jennifer on +44 (0) 1625 544 659 or email jennifer.curtis@family-law.co.uk