Delighted with the service offered.
Efficient, courteous resolution of a difficult matter.
Wonderful people, excellent service
Phone always answered promptly by Reception staff who always quickly transferred call through to conveyancing team.
Dawson Hart ‘has a recognised expertise in high-value financial cases representing professionals and business people from all sectors’. Practice head Mahie Abey ‘has an excellent grasp of the law, is very client focused and deals with complex situations with skill and a clear grasp of the issues'. Caroline Bourn’s collaborative law practice is highlighted together with her ‘grasp of details combined with a very approachable manner’. In addition to handling the financial issues arising from divorce and the breakdown of civil partnerships, the team also resolves Children Act issues and children residency matters.
‘Caroline Bourn is praised by sources for her “calm, clear and efficient” approach to family and matrimonial matters. She regularly handles complex financial remedy cases for high net worth clients as well as private children work. She is also an experienced collaborative lawyer.’
The young ladies in the reception area were pleasant and cheerful, giving the impression of a well run, efficient workplace.
‘Department head Mahie Abey handles complex, high-value matrimonial finance cases. He is also well versed in handling private children matters. He receives high praise from clients, one of whom notes; “I have 100% faith that he has my best interests at heart and feel confident knowing he is fighting my corner.”
It’s very reassuring to know that I have found a local firm of solicitors who I feel I can trust to use again whenever I have need of legal services. Your staff are all a pleasure to deal with and I have received excellent care and service throughout the proceedings.
Jamie joined Dawson Hart as a trainee in September 2012 having gained a First Class Law Degree from the University of Sussex and she qualified as a solicitor in 2014.
Jamie specialises in all areas of family law, assisting both married and unmarried couples. Jamie deals with both financial and children matters and is an active member of Resolution and therefore committed to helping clients reach a resolution in a constructive and non-confrontational way.
Jamie regularly offers free advice sessions at Uckfield Citizens' Advice Bureau.
Jamie has always been a keen dancer and continues to take weekly classes in ballet, tap and Jazz. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and walking her dog.
- Family law – married and unmarried couples.
- Financial settlements
Membership and Appointments
- Admitted as a Solicitor in 2014
- Member of Resolution
- Regular contributor to the Citizens' Advice Bureau
- Member of the Family Team ranked in The Legal 500 in 2019
- Member of the Family Team ranked in Chambers & Partners UK in 2019
What Jamie's clients say:
- “Jamie and Lorraine made the whole process bearable and easy. Jamie is a great solicitor.”
- “Overall a very efficient and professional service performed with courtesy. Very impressed. Thank you Mrs Wood and staff.”