We are pleased to welcome new Director and Children’s law specialist, Julie Shrimpton to our Plymouth Office.
Previously based at a leading law firm in Plymouth, Julie joins us with over 25 years of family law experience. Her specialism in children’s work includes; care proceedings, adoption and the representation of children in private law proceedings.
Having joined as a Director, she will be leading a 6-strong children’s law team and jointly heading the Plymouth operations. The Plymouth Office comes alongside the expansion of our Exeter base as the company seeks to branch out into the region.
Julie is a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel, comprising of solicitors with specialist experience covering all areas of children law for children and parents. She has also been recognised as a leader in her field by the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession since 1997.
Norman Hartnell, Director commented, “We are delighted to have such an experienced and respected children’s law specialist jointly heading our Plymouth office. Her sterling reputation will enhance the status of our company, and we are looking forward to expanding the business with Julie at the forefront of our Plymouth operations.”
Julie enjoys the fast moving and ever changing nature of her work and went on to comment, “I am delighted to be part of the team in a firm with such a positive and forward thinking approach to family law and legal aid. The work that my team does is really important to many of the most vulnerable people in society, and each member is absolutely committed to providing a caring and quality service to those clients. I am really looking forward to driving the Plymouth operations and building on the success of Hartnell Chanot & Partners to date.”