Top South West law firm Ashfords LLP has announced the appointment of Lesley Powell as an Associate in its Family Team.
Lesley joins from law firm Everys where she worked from 1998 and was a Partner from 2005 specialising in family law. Her work at the firm covered divorce and domestic violence cases and she acted in cases involving children.
Lesley is a member of Resolution and has been on the Law Society Family Panel since 2009. She is a qualified Collaborative Lawyer and a member of the Devon Collaborative POD. She has recently gained specialist accreditation through Resolution in domestic violence and financial provision.
Lesley said: “I am very pleased to have secured a position at one of the region’s top law firms and I am looking forward to being part of a team committed to the delivery of the highest professional standards.”
Partner Rachel Edwards, Head of the Family Team at Ashfords, said: “We are delighted to be able to appoint someone with Lesley’s experience and knowledge. Her background in working in a number of different areas of family law means she will be a significant asset for the team.”