Team

legal 500 leading firm logoWe are one of the leading firms of Family Law Solicitors in the South-West.

The quality of our team is recognised in the Legal 500. This is an independently researched directory of the legal profession.

Ian Walker was the winner of a Law Society Excellence Award in 2021 –  and we were highly commended in the Law Society Excellence Awards 2019 and 2021 in the category of Practice Manager. We were also the winners of Boutique Law Firm (11+ Employees) in the Modern Law Awards 2020 and our founder and managing director –

We have built a team that combines considerable experience with a strong commitment to training future family solicitors. This has helped us to create an working environment which is in our view something special and which emphasises, team working, knowledge sharing and learning, promoting best practice and always seeking Winners social imageimprovement. We believe is also very beneficial to our clients.

All our lawyers are members of Resolution. We are friendly and approachable. We want to assist you to get the best solutions possible – but in the right way.

Titles

Titles: Our business is a limited company no. 8178217. It run by its directors and is owned by its shareholders.

We use the titles, Partner and Associate as marketing styles. We use the title Partner for our most senior lawyers (both Law Firm of the Year Southemployed and consultant) who have mostly been partners in law practices which operate using the partnership model. We use the title Associate to refer to our experienced lawyers (both employed and consultant), who are working toward partner designation.

We hope that using these styles will assist potential clients to compare the breadth of experience in our team, in comparison to other legal practices.


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Ian Walker
Director/Solicitor/Mediator /Arbitrator Law Society Children Panel and Mediation Accredited
Emma Perkins
Emma Perkins Partner and Solicitor and Head of our Children Law Team Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Lauren Preedy
Lauren Preedy Partner and Solicitor and Head of Divorce and Relationships Team Rate per hour £280+ VAT
Kim Stradling
Kim Stradling Partner and Consultant Solicitor - Member Law Society Children Panel - Leading Child Law Expert Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Paul Sykes
Paul Sykes Partner and Solicitor, Member Law Society Children Panel and Law Society Advanced Family Panel Rate per hour £ 250+ VAT
Fiona Griffin
Fiona Griffin Partner and Consultant Solicitor / Resolution Accredited Specialist / Collaborative Family Lawyer Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Bridget Garrood
Bridget Garrood Consultant Solicitor - High Net Worth Divorce and LGBT+ Specialist Rate per hour £280 + VAT
Lisa Holden
Lisa Holden Partner and Solicitor/ Collaborative Lawyer/ Family Mediator - Head of Family Mediation Team Rate per hour £280 + VAT
Sandy Powell
Sandy Powell Partner and Solicitor - Resolution Financial Provision Accredited – Law Society Children Panel Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Karen Elliott
Karen Elliott Partner and Consultant Chartered Legal Executive – Divorce and Relationships Specialist Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Nicole Phare
Nicole Phare Partner and Consultant Solicitor - Children Law Specialist Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Linda Mitchell
Linda Mitchell Associate Solicitor Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Carolyn Croft
Carolyn Croft Partner and Consultant Solicitor - Divorce and Relationships Specialist Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Lev Boreiko
Lev Boreiko Chartered Legal Executive and Associate Rate per hour £250 + VAT
Lucy Roberts
Lucy Roberts Solicitor and member of the Law Society Advanced Family Panel Rate per hour £ 250+ VAT
Briony Phillips
Briony Phillips Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Rate per hour £150 + VAT
Lucy McCabe
Lucy McCabe Trainee Solicitor Rate per hour £150 + VAT
Kirsten Clarke
Kirsten Clarke Business Development Manager Rate per hour N/A
Lydia Murray
Lydia Murray Trainee Solicitor Rate per hour £150 + VAT
Isabelle Stevens
Isabelle Stevens Trainee Solicitor Rate per hour £150 + VAT
Seun Ayo-Ojo
Seun Ayo-Ojo Paralegal Rate per hour £130 + VAT
Eve Hulance
Eve Hulance Paralegal Rate per hour £130 + VAT
Nhair Nunez
Nhair Nunez Paralegal Rate per hour £130 + VAT
Mehwish Mehmood
Mehwish Mehmood Paralegal Rate per hour £130 + VAT
Morgan Smith
Morgan Smith Paralegal Rate per hour £130 + VAT
Sophie Jenkins
Sophie Jenkins Paralegal Rate per hour £130 + VAT
Paul Jacobs FCCA
Paul Jacobs FCCA Finance Manager - Management Accountant
Abby Cribb
Abby Cribb Office & Facilities Manager Rate per hour N/A
Max Harding
Max Harding Paralegal Rate per hour £ 130+ VAT