Denise Woodward

Denise Woodward

We are sad to announce the death of Denise Woodward, Consultant Solicitor, on 22nd April 2023.

Denise was a valued member of our Family Law Team and a hugely popular member of staff. Denise will be sorely missed by all her work colleagues and the legal fraternity in Chester and beyond.

Darlene Storrar, Managing Partner, says:

"Denise was an excellent Family Law Solicitor and a highly valued member of our team. Denise was dedicated to her work and her many clients and we will miss her enormously. Denise was always cheerful and engaging. Our thoughts are with her large supportive family at this very sad time."


Meet Jane Devine

Job Title
Solicitor, Director and Head of Family Law

Litigation & Family Law

Jane is Head of the Family Law Department. Jane’s degree was in Psychology, which she believes has assisted her in dealing with family matters, in particular children related issues. Jane specialises in all aspects of family law with a particular interest in divorce and financial matters; private Children Act proceedings and cohabitation issues.

Jane’s strengths are her empathetic nature backed up by legal knowledge and experience. Jane was trained at Storrar Cowdry by Darlene Storrar.



Find out what Jane's clients think about her.

I knew I wanted to instruct you (your firm) because you advised my wife on my last divorce and took me to the cleaners.

Litigation & Family Law

I could not have got through this year without you...

Litigation & Family Law

Your service to me was outstanding.  You got me up and going clearly and quickly with first class professionalism.  Thank you.

Litigation & Family Law

We would highly recommend your company.  Jane Devine was excellent at all times, made things easy to understand.  We couldn’t praise her enough.  Thank you.

Litigation & Family Law

I would definitely use Storrar Cowdry again.  All the staff I saw were kind and welcoming.

Litigation & Family Law

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