With its presence in Sheffield firmly established and a rapid growth in its client base, Michelle, a renowned solicitor, acts for clients with complex finance issues, backed up by a team of specialist solicitors. As part of the continuing expansion, with new larger premises fronting Campo Lane, Michelle is also pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Bannister to the firm.
Richard is an experienced solicitor specialising in all areas of family law including financial settlements; separation agreements, cohabitation agreements as well as contact and residence arrangements for children.
Originally from Belfast, Richard studied Law at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland before completing his Legal Practice Course in Chester and is a member of Resolution (formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association).
Impressed with Richard’s track record and ethos, which perfectly fits with that of the firm, of always putting the client first, Michelle says “Going the extra mile for our clients is not an exception, it is our rule and I can see that Richard is going to be a huge asset, complementing our growing family law team. Senior Executive Solicitor Sandra Russell is a skilled negotiator and litigator with a background in economics and accounting, and a trained Collaborative Lawyer and Leanne Barton has extensive expertise in areas of divorce, domestic violence, children issues and co-habitational disputes.
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With a strong workforce backed up by Office Manager Jill Raine, a superb support team including newly appointed legal secretary Wendy Foster, and an administration team trained in customer service, Michelle believes that the future is bright for Acclaimed Family Law.