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Jonathan Douglas Robert Armstrong

Solicitor Admitted as a solicitor: 01/10/96

  • Family law specialist

Sole Practitioner at:
Unit 9 North Colchester -,
Business Centre,
340 The Crescent,
CO4 9AD,
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Roles at this organisation
  • SRA-approved manager - Sole Practitioner
  • Compliance Officer for Legal Practice
  • Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration
  • Jon Armstrong is a solicitor, collaborative lawyer and family mediator who has specialised in family law since 1996. He has enormous experience in acting for clients who are going through the breakdown of a relationship with their spouse or partner. In particular, Jon specialises in divorce and financial proceedings, property disputes between unmarried couples and disputes about children. Jon is a great believer in alternative dispute resolution and that courts are often not the best place to resolve family cases and that alternatives such as negotiation, mediation and collaborative law are often more suitable. However, where these options are not appropriate, Jon represents his clients in Family Court proceedings. Originally from Ipswich, Jon read History at the University of Hull and then Law at the University of Leeds before attending law school at the College of Law in York where he obtained a Post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, with distinction. He was a partner at major Colchester law firm Ellisons Solicitors for 11 years, and latterly Head of Family Department there, before deciding to set up his own niche practice specialising in family law in 2011. Jon is a Resolution accredited specialist in family law with a specialism in advanced financial provision and disputes about children. Jon is also a Resolution collaborative lawyer, as well as being a Resolution trained family mediator. Jon is a member of the following national organisations: The Law Society of England & Wales, Resolution, Solicitors Sole Practitioners Group . Locally, he is currently Vice President of the Suffolk & North Essex Law Society. Jon is a past Chairman of Colchester Colne 842 Round Table. He is also a past President of the Colchester Business Lunch Club as well as being a member of the Business Cafe.

  • Children
  • Family - divorce and separation
  • Family - general
  • Family - marriage and civil partnerships
  • English

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