Representing husbands, wives and civil partners in increasingly complex and high-value cases, Jeni has a considerable record of success in contested cases and a fearsome reputation for cross-examination and uncovering concealed assets. Jeni enjoys assisting her clients to achieve the optimum financial security following breakdown of their relationship - her enthusiasm, tenacity and expertise earning her an enviable reputation with family solicitors who compete to instruct her on behalf of their clients.
Jeni is also highly experienced in Children Act cases, where she is able to cut through the often emotional baggage and propose pragmatic, workable and practical solutions.
She is approachable and favours working as a team with her instructing solicitors and clients.
DB v DLJ  EWHC 324 (Fam)- Mostyn J on 24 February 2016
Jeni Kavanagh acted as junior counsel in this significant case which considers the link between the Family Law Arbitration Scheme and the Arbitration Act 1996 and how that Statute fits in with s25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and the Agreement cases in family law.