On Monday 30 May when most of us will be putting our feet up and enjoying the Bank Holiday weekend one member of the Hartnell Chanot team will be putting her feet firmly forward and running the BUPA 10k Run on behalf of Refuge, a national charity supporting women and children who have been victims of domestic violence.
Alexandra joins Hartnell Chanot & Partners with a wealth of experience in Domestic Violence law. Her previous role involved working with Plymouth City Council and partner agencies developing and running the ‘Domestic Abuse Advocacy Project’, with the remit to support victims in situations where they do not qualify for legal aid to gain protective order through the Family Courts.
With a passion for making people’s lives better, both the Plymouth and Exeter based teams hosted a variety of activities to raise money including a red mini full of balloons and leg waxing.
Family Law specialists Hartnell Chanot were today announced as the lead sponsor for the Midnight Walk event run in aid of St Lukes hospice. The Midnight Walk has grown in size year on year since it’s inception in 2007.
We are pleased to welcome new Director and Children’s law specialist, Julie Shrimpton to our Plymouth Office.
The first Monday back to work is officially known as ‘D-Day’ in the legal business – with the ‘D’ standing for Divorce. This year, ‘D-Day’ falls on Monday 10 January 2011 the start of the first full working week after the New Year break, and the day when warring spouses are most likely to instigate divorce proceedings against each other.
On the 7 December 2010, three eminent Judges (HHJ Tyzak, HHJ Wildblood and District Judge Steve Arnold) will be hosting a ‘Judges Evening’, sponsored by Hartnell Chanot and Partners, for the School of Law’s family law students.
Our new office in Exeter has opened with family specialists who focus on children issues such as contact disputes, residence issues, care proceedings, child protection, adoption and child abduction.
We are pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Plymouth and the expansion of our Exeter offices. The new offices will open in November 2010 and will firmly establish our position as one of the largest and most successful family law specialists in the UK.
We are pleased to announce the promotion of our Legal Executive Donna Hart to Associate status. Donna joined us in 2005 and her story is an inspiring one of dedication and perseverance. Donna has not only worked her way up from secretary to lawyer, but did so simultaneously juggling a career, a family life and the intensive study and revision the qualification demands.