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Family law solicitor Rachel Buckley

Should Divorce Day be renamed Divorce ‘Quarter’?

As the so-called ‘Divorce Day’ looms once more, experienced family solicitor Rachel Buckley from The Family Law Company looks at the statistics behind divorce enquiries.

She says “For many years the media and some lawyers have referred to the first business day of the year as ‘Divorce Day’; as it is the day family law firms reopen after the break it’s the first opportunity for someone...

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New face at Plymouth family law specialists

Senior Associate Solicitor Julia Robson is the latest recruit to join the Divorce and Finance team at The Family Law Company in Princess Court, Plymouth.

Julia brings a wealth of knowhow with her, having specialised in family law throughout her career. She moved with her family to Devon when she was just 10 and has stayed in the county ever since, apart from a stint in London where she...

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Family law specialist is finalist in sector wellbeing awards

The Family Law Company has been shortlisted for the Wellbeing Award at this years' Family Law Awards.

This award recognizes the family law firm, chambers or other legal organisation, which has demonstrated the strongest commitment to providing or promoting a working environment that supports the mental and physical health of its staff, members or colleagues and enables them to maintain...

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New faces at family law firm

It was a positive start to the year as The Family Law Company welcomed four new starters to the teams in Exeter and Plymouth.

The growth in cases concerning children and domestic abuse during the lockdown months is well documented. Solicitor Hannah Duddridge has been engaged in Exeter to join the busy Children and Domestic Abuse Response team. Hannah qualified in 2019 and will be...

Trainee Legal Exec joins Plymouth family law specialist as cases increase

The Family Law Company has appointed Trainee Legal Executive Machaela O’Brien to its Plymouth team.

An Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Machaela specialises in legal aid cases involving domestic abuse as well as private law children cases.

She has close links with domestic violence organisations in the region and extended her expertise...

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Devon solicitors in the running for national family law awards

Flying the flag for the region, two of the hardest working specialist solicitors in Devon have been shortlisted in the national Family Law Awards.

Director and co-founder of The Family Law Company Jane Chanot is a finalist in the International Family Lawyer category, whilst Grace Bradley is on the shortlist for Associate Solicitor of the Year.

Both solicitors work at the...

Carrie shortlisted in National Awards

Specialist lawyer Carrie Laws from The Family Law Company has been shortlisted as ‘Supporter of the Year’ in the Advocacy National Awards for the support she has given to the Plymouth Parent Advocacy Project (PPAP).

The award focuses on people who do not directly deliver advocacy but who contribute to and improve standards within the sector.

Carrie, who works at The Family Law...

Carrie takes to the skies for Trevi House

Carrie Laws from The Family Law Company put aside her trademark heels and donned a flying suit for an exhilarating fundraising skydive.

The daredevil lawyer jumped from 15,000 feet, so far raising £1250 for residential rehabilitation unit, Trevi House in Plymouth.

Carrie, who undertook the jump with friends Anne Shears and Helen Bull from Nash and Co, said: “Anyone that knows...

Experience counts as expert solicitor joins family law specialist

Solicitor Debbie Cahill has joined The Family Law Company in Plymouth, bringing her expertise to the divorce and finance team.

After many years as a solicitor, Debbie has developed enviable knowledge about cases involving divorce, cohabitation disputes and the financial consequences of relationship breakdown.

She is adept at handling cases both for clients with substantial...

Charity Quiz Night

Join The Family Law Company, Taurus Clearer Communication, Nash & Co and Wolferstans for a charity quiz night at Rumpus Cosy.

Includes a raffle (please donate a prize if you can), food and drink.

Suggested donation of £75 per table of up to five people.

We will be raising money for family charities Felber Foundation and Plymouth Parent Advocacy Project.

To book or call 01392 202000.

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