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Meet Janet Baines

Job Title
Solicitor and Partner

Litigation & Family Law

Janet has over 30 years’ experience as a matrimonial law specialist.  She deals with all areas of family law but specialises in financial matters following divorce.  Janet is a Collaborative Lawyer having trained in 2005; she has conducted over 100 cases Collaboratively.  She is also a Family Mediator.  Janet is also a Family Arbitrator, qualified to conduct arbitrations involving financial claims on the breakdown of marriage and issues concerning the arrangements for children.

Janet advises on:-

  • Divorce
  • Negotiating and settling financial claims on divorce/separation
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Child Arrangements
  • Conducting and dealing with Family Court applications in the High Court and County Court
  • Collaborative Law


Find out what Janet's clients think about her.

"Janet was a joy to work with and did a great job. Hugely practical and knowledgeable and always with a smile."

Litigation & Family Law

"Janet was professional from start to finish. Thank you so much for navigating myself through a difficult case."

Litigation & Family Law

"Thank you so much for all your hard work and professionalism with my case. You and your assistant have both been brilliant."

Litigation & Family Law

"She has been exemplary in every way and I would not hesitate to recommend her or your company to anyone.  Your staff have always been courteous and helpful which is refreshing these days and I thank you most sincerely."

Litigation & Family Law

"The service I received from Janet Baines was excellent. Friendly, efficient, supportive and no-nonsense, with clear explanations of legal jargon in layman’s terms. I would gladly recommend Janet and Storrar Cowdry to anyone. "

Litigation & Family Law

"Your down to earth honesty helped me in what was a difficult time and your advice regarding my children has undoubtedly helped in their transition from one home to two homes."

Litigation & Family Law

"I felt Janet Baines went above and beyond the remit of her work. An exceptionally supportive and genuine person whose honesty kept me on track to do the right thing no matter what. Her PA Sharon was always professional and helpful."

Litigation & Family Law

"Janet was very personable, practical, clear and listened well. She made the process as painless as it could be."

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