Jill is a partner in the Truro office, having joined the firm from Foot Anstey in February 2020. She has been a specialist family lawyer for over 25 years, qualifying in 1996, dealing with high net worth cases involving complex pensions; business interests; inherited wealth and trusts.
Jill regularly advises families on wealth protection, using pre and post nuptial agreements to protect assets in the event of relationship breakdown with a particular specialism in ring-fencing personal injury settlements. She also advises on financial provision for children of unmarried parents under Schedule 1 Children Act 1989.
Jill is Vice Chair of Cornwall Resolution and a qualified mediator. She has a constructive and non-confrontational approach to achieve the best outcome for parents and their children.
Jill’s personal testimonials:
Chambers and Partners (2024) – “She is excellent. She’s very experienced and reassuring with clients.”
Chambers and Partners (2023) – Jill Bruce advises clients on complex financial remedy proceedings, as well as child arrangement proceedings. She is also adept at mediation.
Legal 500 (2021) – Jill Bruce specialises in wealth protection.
Chambers and Partners (2020) – Ranked in Band 1 Jill Bruce advises clients on complex financial remedy proceedings, as well as child arrangement proceedings. Sources highlight her “supportive manner and sound advice.”
Legal 500 (2020) – “Jill Bruce is extremely competent and has a good handle on divorce finances, including where pensions are involved. She is an absolute pleasure to work with, always calm and constructive in her approach and can handle the most difficult of clients to keep a case on track.”
- Business and Divorce
- Claims Against Trusts
- Divorce and Separation
- Family Law
- Finances Following Divorce or Separation
- Finances for Children (Following Divorce or Separation)
- High Net Worth Individuals
- Inherited and Pre-Marital Assets
- Interim Maintenance
- Post Nuptial Agreements
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Variation of Maintenance Arrangements