Our articles are written by experts in their field and include barristers, solicitors, judges, mediators, academics and professionals from a range of related disciplines. Family Law provides a platform for debate for all the important topics, from divorce and care proceedings to transparency and access to justice. If you would like to contribute please email editor@familylaw.co.uk.
Spotlight
A day in the life Of...
Louisa Gothard
Louisa Gothard
Senior Solicitor, Head of Family Law
Read on
Lupton Fawcett expands family team with Richard Buckley and Sophie Arrowsmith
Date:29 JAN 2019

Lupton Fawcett has recruited two family law specialists to cater for the growing number of divorce and family related clients seeking help from the Yorkshire law firm.

Article continues below...
International Family Law Journal
International Family Law Journal
The practice title for family lawyers engaged...
£385
Cohabitation
Cohabitation
This work provides commentary, checklists,...
£105.99
Same Sex Marriage and Civil Partnerships
Same Sex Marriage and Civil Partnerships
Provides an authoritative commentary, highlighting...
£68.99

Richard Buckley, who will be based in the Sheffield office, is accredited by the Law Society as an expert in Family Law, advising on issues including divorce, financial proceedings and a wide range of children’s matters.

He is also an accredited family mediator and collaborative lawyer, enabling him to assist couples to resolve issues in a cost effective and amicable way, without the need for court proceedings.

Sophie Arrowsmith, who will operate from the Leeds office, has specialised exclusively in practising Family law, advising and handling cohabitation disputes, divorce proceedings, financial disputes and settlements, as well as a broad spectrum of children’s issues.

Arrowsmith will also deal  with the with more complex children’s matters, such as removal from jurisdiction and international child abduction, working in conjunction with the international Child Abduction and Contact Unit in London.

Chris Burns, the head of the Family Law department within Lupton Fawcett, said: “Although there is a spike at this time of year, we have experienced a growing number of divorce cases and family disputes with clients seeking our advice and help across the last 12 months. It is a great reflection on the advice we give, and the way we handle matters, that many new cases come through recommendations from former clients.

Jonathan Oxley, managing partner of Lupton Fawcett, added: “Chris Burns, who was described by the Legal 500 as a’ top class advocate’, continues to build an excellent team around him. To attract high-calibre solicitors like Richard and Sophie to the firm is testament to the high esteem in which the department is held within the legal community.”


Categories:
News