Jane trained and qualified at large Surrey practice where she remained until 1999 as partner and head of a team of 17 lawyers at one time. She has been as Lester Aldridge for the last 20 years.
Jane has a leading national reputation in family law built on years of experience advising high net worth individuals which complex family law related issues. She is ranked in Band 1 in both Chambers and Partners UK and is recommended in the Legal 500.
Her practice encompasses all aspects of family law with particular emphasis on those involving complex business interests, trusts and pensions (especially those in the public sector) and where there may be undisclosed assets or complicated structures which need to be forensically examined. Disputes involving children also make up a significant part of her practice.
Jane is an accredited mediator and a practicing collaborative lawyer with a qualification also as an arbitrator in family financial disputes.
She adopts a constructive and pragmatic approach to the resolving of family disputes offering clients a bespoke; a supportive and cost effective service with access to a team of very experienced and qualified lawyers (within the family law team and the wider firm) to achieve a proportionate and fair outcome.