Zhenja Cann

Zhenja Cann

Bristol The Paragon Counterslip Bristol BS1 6BX
Swindon 6 Drakes Meadow Penny Lane Swindon SN3 3LL
Mobile 07587 776371

Associate - Family

As part of our Family team, Zhenja specialises in guiding clients through complex divorce proceedings. She helps clients navigate difficult negotiations, including those for child arrangements and financial remedies. Her experience ranges from formulating and reviewing pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements to preparing cases for court proceedings. Zhenja brings extensive knowledge of succession, tax planning and property disputes to her role. This insight enables her to advise on the long-term financial implications of divorce proceedings. She also draws on her experience in property law to advise cohabitees on each party's interest in the shared home.

  • Family & relationships

  • acting for a client during complex and urgent court proceedings in a difficult divorce and financial remedies case, which involved reckless use of matrimonial assets and risks of domestic violence
  • preparing and advising on pre-nuptial agreement on behalf of a high-net-worth client
  • advising a client on their position as a cohabitee following separation, which included evaluating the prospects of success in pursuing claims for trusts of land and those regarding Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989
  • supporting a client during court proceedings in a complex child arrangements case that included allegations of violence and coercive behaviour
  • assisting a client through relocation proceedings to remove children from the jurisdiction urgently and, in due course, permanently through negotiations with the other parent
  • negotiating with an ex-spouse of a client to agree a cap of a claim following an overseas divorce, therefore limiting the client's liability to the financial remedy already agreed
  • guiding clients through complex divorce and financial matters including farming assets and partnerships

Accolade 1

When I reflect back on the last two years I realise how the way you handle the client has to very carefully morph as the divorce progresses. You've been an ally during the process of getting divorced and with you as my team I've never felt alone on my quest. - Client testimonial