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Jane Mabon

Year of call 1998, Gray's Inn  

Areas of Expertise

“Jane’s approach is exceptional. She is always meticulously prepared with a comprehensive appreciation of the case down to the minutia. She perfectly balances and navigates the need to legally advise whilst addressing issues of concern to the client and the need for support and reassurance.”

Instructing solicitor

“Jane is an incredibly thorough and experienced advocate. It is evident from how she conducts her cases that she is passionate and really cares about securing the best possible outcome for her clients. She is extremely personable and explains complex legal matters to clients in a calm, relatable manner to ensure they understand the process and next steps. I would not hesitate to recommend Jane to solicitors and clients alike”.

Instructing solicitor

“I have instructed Jane Mabon for several years due to her knowledge and experience in both financial and children matters. She has a lovely manner with clients and professionals alike”.

Instructing solicitor

“Jane Mabon has been brilliant at representing me and I’m very appreciative and grateful for her professional work and support to bring matters to a close. She has shown a real understanding of my case and all its complexities throughout.”

Lay client


Jane Mabon is an established private family law specialist providing advice and representation in all aspects of private children matters, divorce, domestic abuse and financial remedy.



She is routinely instructed in complex and often protracted child arrangement disputes acting for parents, children, step-parents, grandparents and other extended family members. Her approachability and ability to handle clients of many different types has proved invaluable over the 20 years during which she has developed her practice in this area.

Jane is regularly instructed in cases involving allegations of coercive and controlling behaviour, physical, sexual and emotional abuse, many necessitating the instruction of expert witnesses and/or the involvement of specialist contact agencies. She is highly experienced in cases involving the reintroduction of contact after a long period

of time and cases involving Rule 16.4 Guardians. Jane is a skilful negotiator and prides herself on her ability to assist parents in reaching an agreed outcome wherever possible. However, where a contested hearing is required Jane is a strong and confident advocate who will forcefully argue the case for her client. In addition to disputes in respect of the child arrangements, Jane accepts instructions in all applications under the Children Act 1989 ranging from enforcement orders to Schedule 1 applications for financial provision. She is regularly instructed in a applications for specific issue orders involving disputes over a child’s education, religious education and removal from the jurisdiction.


Jane has a significant family finance practice. She is instructed from the preliminary stages (conferences and advisory work, FDAs,) through to and including final hearings.

Her experience includes cases involving inherited assets, allegations of conduct and dissipation of assets, overseas assets and trusts. She has acted in numerous cases involving section 37 applications and/or interveners and has been instructed by both the parties to the marriage and the intervener. Jane adopts a practical and measured approach to financial cases. Her professional yet down to earth attitude is appealing to both clients and solicitors alike.


Jane accepts instructions in respect of all applications under the Family Law Act including non-molestation orders and occupation orders. She has extensive experience conducting fact finding hearings in cases involving allegations of domestic abuse including coercive and controlling behaviour.

Scholarships and Prizes

Cynthia Terry Scholar, Gray’s Inn
Student of the Year, Nottingham Trent University


Family Law Bar Association


LLB (Hons) University of Birmingham
Bar Course, Nottingham Trent Universit

Prescribed Information

Mrs Jane Mabon is a practising barrister, who is regulated by the Bar Standards Board. Details of information held by the BSB about Jane Mabon can be found here

Jane Mabon's clerks will happily provide no obligation quotations for all legal services that she provides. Their contact details can be found here. It is most common for Jane Mabon to undertake family court work for a fixed fee or a brief fee plus additional refresher days. For any advisory work, paperwork and conferences it is most commonly charged at an hourly rate, although fixed fees are available. Jane Mabon also accepts instructions on legal aid rates where those are available, details of which can be found here. Jane Mabon will typically return paperwork within 14 days, however professional commitments, complexity and volume of documentation can affect these approximate timescales.

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