Leading South West firm Ian Walker Family Law And Mediation Solicitors have announced that specialist family law solicitor Fiona Griffin has joined their team as a consultant.
Fiona qualified as a Solicitor in 2000. Most of Fiona’s career has been spent assisting clients in Somerset and North Somerset, most recently as Partner and Head of Family Law for several years with John Hodge Solicitors in Weston-Super-Mare.
Fiona specialises in divorce and finance law cases including cases with net assets of several millions.
Fiona is a Resolution Accredited Specialist Solicitor with specialist accreditation in Financial Relief and Cohabitation.
Fiona is also a Collaborative Family Law specialist.
Like all of the lawyers at Ian Walker Family Law And Mediation Solicitors, Fiona is a committed member of Resolution and she is well known and well respected in our local legal community. Fiona is a member of the Somerset Resolution Committee.
Ian Walker said:
“We are delighted that Fiona has decided to join our team.
Fiona is a very experienced family solicitor. She has particular expertise in divorce and finance law and cohabitation disputes.
Fiona’s addition to our team will mean that we will have 9 family solicitors and legal executives from January 2019. This makes us one of the largest and most experienced teams of family lawyers in the South West.
Fiona, David Howell-Richardson, Sandy Powell and Kim Stradling have all been partners and heads of the family departments at previous practices. This gives us exceptional strength and depth within our team.
We will also have more capacity to see and act for clients in Taunton and Bridgwater, which is really exciting.
Fiona is a pleasure to work with. She already knows most our lawyers very well and she will be a great addition to the team.”
“Everyone here is really friendly. I am very impressed by the use of cloud based technology at Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors.
I am really looking forward to 2019. Having seen Ian Walker Family Law and mediation Solicitors grow as an outsider, I am really excited to be joining the team.”
Contact Fiona at email@example.com
In 2018 Ian Walker Family Law and mediation Solicitors completed the following:
Renewed our Legal Aid Contract
Successfully achieved the Law Society LEXCEL Practice Management Standard (previously they have been accredited to the Legal Aid Agency’s SQM standard).
Added to their team such that they have 9 specialist family lawyers.
Stretched the areas of their practice to include Torbay and further into Somerset.
They successfully use cloud based IT including SOS connect case management and subscribed to Lexis PSL.
They are a happy and friendly team of experienced family law specialists, and are open to adding further to their team in 2019.
If you are a Devon and Somerset based family lawyer (or want to be) and you want to be part of their journey please email firstname.lastname@example.org – fee share consultant or salary, equity prospects for the right candidates.
Founded by leading Somerset and Devon family law solicitor and divorce lawyer Ian Walker in 2013. Ian Walker is the long-standing chair of the Devon region of Code of Practice organisation ‘Resolution’ and is a former member of the Law Society Family Law Committee and a former trustee of the Family Mediators Association. It is the mission statement of Ian Walker Family Law, Mediation and Specialist Divorce Solicitors to set standards of excellence in the practice of family law and mediation. Also, to assist clients to find the best solutions for their family law issues in a way that is child focused, cost effective and as un-traumatic as possible.
Ian Walker Family Law and Mediation Solicitors has quickly developed one of the most experienced teams of family Law solicitors and divorce lawyers in Somerset and Devon. In addition to Ian Walker and David-Howell Richardson, two of our other family Law solicitors and divorce lawyers have been partners and head of family law and divorce at their previous Devon practices, namely; Kim Stradling and Sandy Powell.
There are currently 9 specialist family Law solicitors and divorce lawyers in the team with further growth predicated during 2019. This will make the team one of the largest specialist teams of family Law solicitors and divorce lawyers in Devon and Somerset, assisting clients from its offices and consulting rooms in Exeter, Taunton, Honiton, Bridgwater, Weston-Super-Mare and Yeovil.
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