Managing Partner: June Venters QC
Other fee-earners: 5
THE FIRM Venters Solicitors is a well-respected legal and mediation practice with offices in South London, Central London and Surrey, and mediation facilities across London, Essex, Surrey and Sussex. Its founder and managing partner is June Venters QC, the first woman solicitor ever to be appointed Queen’s Counsel. June Venters QC is also the first woman solicitor QC to be dual qualified as a barrister.
Venters Solicitors has a dedicated team of solicitors, case workers and mediators who have vast experience and are specialists in their field. The firm takes a professional, pragmatic and proactive approach to cases and offers transparency when it comes to costs. Over the years, the firm has represented numerous cases, many of which have been ‘high profile’ and have received considerable media attention. However, whatever the nature or seriousness of the case, the firm is committed to providing its clients with a first-class service and value for money.
Venters Solicitors seeks to support its clients throughout the progress of their case and to ensure that they are kept fully informed. The firm provides straightforward advice and ensures that every client is aware of all options that may be available to them in the pursuit of justice.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Venters Solicitors undertake all aspects of family, children, criminal law and family mediation. This includes:
Family: Divorce/separation/civil partnerships/pre and post nuptial arrangements/children cases/re-location cases/international child abduction cases, care proceedings, adoption, special guardianship and domestic abuse.
Criminal: Fraud, youth crime, public order offences, disciplinary proceedings, wrongful arrest and police harassment, professional regulation, drink/drive, careless/reckless/dangerous driving, speeding, points system, offensive weapons, murder.
Family Mediation: Finance/children and direct consultation with children.
All senior family solicitors are accredited and members of either the Law Society Family Panel/Resolution both of which is a mark of excellence.
Venters Solicitors will work in a way to preserve its clients’ dignity and where possible to encourage agreement. However, in cases where it is not possible to achieve agreement and court proceedings have to be pursued, Venters Solicitors aims to ensure that any proceedings are conducted in a constructive and realistic way to minimise conflict and distress as far as possible but with the objective being to achieve at all times the best possible outcome for its clients.