Kay Jones

Called 1974

Kay is an International Family Lawyer covering all aspects of Family Law including:

  • Child Law (public and private)
  • Ancillary Relief
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Family Inheritance
  • Tolata

Her practice has a particular emphasis on cases with an international element, including child abduction and cross-jurisdictional disputes. She has always had a particular interest in human rights, and acted in one of the first cases in the Court of Appeal on the application of Article 6 ECHR.

Kay has given TV interviews in relation to the Children Act and also the abduction of children, in particular the difficulties encountered in dealing with North African Muslim countries.

Kay is a fully trained and Accredited Family Mediator and undertakes direct public access work.

If you would like any further information regarding Kay Jones’s practice, please contact her clerks or call +44 (0)20 7405 6114.

Children & family law

Kay has been instructed by Local Authorities, Parents, Guardians and NYAS.

Since 1984 Kay has given lectures on Family Law nationwide to solicitors and other interested professionals. She has also conducted in-house seminars for Local Authorities, on the Children Act.

Notable cases
  • Re J (expert evidence; heresay) [1999] 2 FLR 661
  • Berkshire County Council v B [1997] 1 FLR 171
  • Re S (A Minor) (Contact: Jursidiction)[1995] 2 FCR 162  Child – order made in England – parental responsibility granted to father – residence order granted to mother with leave to remove child permanently to The Netherlands – father granted contact – mother subsequently repudiating order as to contact – whether contact order should be enforced or varied in English courts
Professional memberships
  • Associate member of the American Bar
  • Member of FLBA
  • SEAL
  • Bar European Group
  • BAAF
  • ALC
Publications

Kay is an Associate Member of the American Bar Association and has given papers in New York, San Francisco and Toronto. The paper in New York was a Showcase Presentation on Child Abduction.

Kay has written articles for the New Law Journal and for two years wrote a monthly column dealing with developments in Family Law.