Janice is the Head of Dispute Resolution team in the Cardiff office. She specialises in contentious probate including Inheritance Act claims and Court of Protection applications/trust disputes; property disputes including agricultural, commercial and residential litigation; professional negligence; contractual; and company disputes.
Janice also has extensive experience of High Court and County Court proceedings together with mediation, arbitration, adjudication and other alternative dispute resolution procedures.
Janice acts for both commercial and individual clients in a broad range of business sectors and have also provided in house and external training to clients on various issues including case updates and how to manage issues arising from the management of clients’ property portfolios.
Upon qualification in 1987, Janice joined Russell Jones and Walker (now Slater & Gordon) in London. She was later promoted to partner in 1994 and subsequently moved to the Cardiff office in 2000. From 2003, she worked as an Associate in the Real Estate Litigation department at Eversheds before joining Thomas Simon in 2009 and Gordon Dadds in 2018; following the firm’s merger with Thomas Simon.
Professional Associations & Membership
- Association of Contentious Trust & Probate Specialists.
- Property Litigation Association.
My testimonials and accolades
“Many thanks [to Janice Powell] for all of your help and advice on this matter. You have made an unpleasant issue more bearable through your clear and supportive interactions with myself, for which I am truly grateful.”
My recent publications
News / Protecting you and your business from inheritance disputes - dying without a Will
Janice Powell, Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution at Ince (Cardiff), says it is important to have a Will in place in order to protect and control the ownership of your personal and business assets in the event of your death. However, for a multitude of reasons, many people die without creating a Will.
News / Ask the expert: Which type of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is best for you and your business?
Due to increasing delays in Court Proceedings exacerbated by the pandemic, Alternative Dispute Resolution (known as ‘ADR’) is becoming more important than ever for businesses and individuals alike to resolve disputes.