Winners of the national Medium Law Firm of the Year at the recent Law Society Awards, Family Law Partners, has announced its expansion into Horsham with newly appointed Director Kate Elliott heading up a new team. With the firm’s London offices opening its doors at the beginning of the year, 2019 has seen significant growth for the specialist family law practice.
Kate is an experienced family lawyer having been trained at a City firm before working at specialist family law practices. Legal 500 described her as “a forward thinker who makes no decision without first contemplating all the potential consequences and fiercely protects her clients’ interest” Kate is a Resolution accredited specialist and Mediator.
The Horsham team is strengthened by Rachel Nicholl who has joined as an Associate Solicitor. Rachel comes from a respected specialist family practice and top tier law firm and has extensive experience advising on the legal issues surrounding divorce and separation, financial claims and arrangements for children. Rachel often deals with complex financial matters, many of which involve business interests and pensions. Rachel has represented clients in the High Court and has recently been involved in a complex children case, the outcome of which has been appealed to the Court of Appeal.
Since launching in 2011, Family Law Partners has built upon its reputation as the leading family firm in the South with a particular focus on dispute resolution, using alternative ways of resolving matters such as mediation, arbitration and the collaborative model which minimises both the emotional and financial cost to families. The expansion into Horsham is part of the firm’s strategy to roll-out its own unique approach to family law further across the region.
Kate Elliott, Director at Family Law Partners, said “We are extremely excited to expand the Family Law Partners award-winning brand into Horsham and also welcome Rachel to our dedicated team of specialist family lawyers. Rachel is a supportive and pragmatic solicitor who works tirelessly to achieve the best outcome for her clients. Rachel will be an asset to our fantastic team with her commitment to adopting all forms of dispute resolution alongside the firm’s eight collaborative lawyers and five mediators.”
The new office will service clients in Horsham and the surrounding areas, including Billingshurst, Godalming, Cranleigh, Guildford and Crawley. The team will work closely with both the Brighton and London offices to deliver the same level of client-centric support and care, together with unrivalled results for clients.
For further information please contact the Horsham office: