Family, Matrimonial & Childcare Law

Our dynamic team in family, matrimonial and childcare law have extensive knowledge and experience in supporting our clients through what can be a difficult and confusing time. The breakdown of a relationship brings with it distressing repercussions, and our team is here to help you in a compassionate and nurturing way. We provide a full service of advice, representation and advocacy within the Family and Civil courts.

Family & Matrimonial Law – Divorce, Separation, Financial Dispute, Dispute Resolution, Prenuptial and Cohabitation agreements and responsibilities and arrangements relating to children.

Child Care Law – Childcare Proceedings, Child Protection, Contact and Living arrangements, Fostering, Adoption, Special Guardianship, Child Abduction, International Child Law, Parental Responsibility, Social Services Involvement.


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    Our Team

    • Jodi Winter

      Jodi Winter

      Managing Partner

      Jodi is the Managing Partner and Head of the Department for Family and Children Law at CJCH. In addition to being an executive board member of the CJCH Group, she advises and represents both individual and corporate clients and with over 20 years of experience, she specialises in a number of areas including Family Law, Public Sector, and Mental Health Law.

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    • Sally Perrett

      Sally Perrett

      Sally joined CJCH in 2015 and has been qualified as a Solicitor since 2007. She specialises in Child care and Family Law matters, and is the Child care Law department lead, with over 14 years of experience in these areas advising and representing individual clients.

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    • Matthew Johnson

      Matthew Johnson

      Matthew joined CJCH solicitors in 2022, with his focus being on private client divorce, separation, child arrangements, and financial settlements, from everyday assets to high net worth matters (including sports stars and lottery winners).  Matthew qualified in 1998 and has worked at Associate, Director, and Consultant levels, bringing a wealth of experience to the Family Law department at CJCH.  He previously worked as a Collaborative Family Lawyer as part of Resolution and on the Law Society Children Act Panel.  Matthew has built a solid reputation across the Wales and Southwest regions, but with clients across the UK, London, and overseas seeking his services.  Much of Matthew’s work is recommended by former clients and from the business community.

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    • Moira Reynolds

      Moira Reynolds

      Moira joined CJCH in 2023 and is a Partner in the Family Department.

      She advises on family and matrimonial matters, with her cases ranging from divorce, separation and cohabitee issues to financial settlements, child arrangements and domestic abuse.

      She also advises on wealth protection in the form of cohabitation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Moira is particularly sought after for her technical expertise in complex and/or high net worth financial disputes which have a business or pension element, including NHS; Police; Fire; Forces pensions and other public service pensions.

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    • Sarah Perkins

      Sarah Perkins

      Sarah joined CJCH in 2015 as a Solicitor, having qualified in 2009. She is a specialist in Family and Childcare Law, including the areas of cohabitation and child arrangements.

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    • Mari Jenkins

      Mari Jenkins

      Mari has 28 years’ experience as a Matrimonial and Child Care Solicitor and is a Member of the Law Society’s Family Law Advanced Panel and Children Panel.

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    • Heather Seward

      Heather Seward

      Heather is a Solicitor, qualifying in 2006, with experience in Family and Child Care Law. She joined the CJCH team in 2011 and is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and a member of Resolution.

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    • Laura Thomas

      Laura Thomas

      Laura joined CJCH in 2019 and is a Solicitor specialising in Family and Matrimonial Law.

      Based in the Barry and Cardiff offices, Laura works on matters with Private Clients.

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    • Matthew Morgan

      Matthew Morgan

      Matthew joined CJCH in 2023, having previously served as a Senior Court Clerk and Administrative officer for HM Courts and Tribunal Services. He is based in our Cardiff office, in the Family and Matrimonial Law department.  Matthew has a BSc Honours degree and is currently working towards a postgraduate diploma in law.

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