Jo is a solicitor in the firm’s family department having joined Hunters in 2004.  She became a Partner in 2016.  Jo is an accredited specialist in financial provision on divorce and in Children Law.

She has broad experience of the complex financial aspects of divorce proceedings, dealing with cases exploring issues of inherited assets, trusts and company law, as well as advising on wealth protection pre-marriage – including pre-nuptial agreements.  In addition, she advises on disputes concerning children and on the issues surrounding cohabitation and other forms of family breakdown. She is a trained collaborative lawyer, and a member of the London Collaborative Family Lawyers pod.  Jo is an accredited mediator and a member of the Family Mediators Association and Resolution.

In November 2014, Jo was appointed to Resolution’s Property, Tax and Pensions Committee.

Jo is recommended in the Family section of the Legal 500 2016 as “extremely able.” She also won Bronze for the ‘Family Lawyer of the Year’ category at Citywealth’s Future Leaders Awards 2016.

  • ” I have worked with Jo Carr-West on a number of high net worth financial cases and have also referred several to her as a mediator. I have always been impressed with her detailed knowledge of financial issues, including complex trust matters, and the confidence with which she deals with clients individually and cases as a whole.”
    Citywealth Leaders List 2016
  • “Extremely able”
    Legal 500 2016