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5 CRANWOOD STREET, LONDON, EC1V 9GR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7608 1227
Fax:
Fax 020 7250 1786
DX:
36614 FINSBURY
Email:
Web:
www.goodmanray.com
Goodman Ray, Peggy Ray, London, ENGLAND

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Peggy Ray

Tel:
Work 020 7608 1227
Email:
Goodman Ray

Position

Senior partner at Goodman Ray, specialising in all aspects of complex children work, both public and private law, and adoption.

Career

Trained Donne Mileham & Haddock; qualified 1980; established own practice with Judith Goodman 1985 (continued to date); appointed recorder 2007; UNICEF Child Rights Lawyer of the Year 2001; Legal Aid lawyer of the Year (Family) 2005; winner Cornwell Award for outstanding contribution to the field of family law 2014. Speaker and trainer.

Member

Resolution; Association of Lawyers for Children; Law Society Children Panel; NAGALRO; past member of President’s Interdisciplinary Committee; Expert Witness Group.

Education

International School of Geneva (International Baccalaureate); University of Sussex (1974 BA Hons; 1977 postgraduate LLB).

Leisure

Travel.


London: Private client

Family

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Peggy Ray - Goodman Ray

Within: Family

Goodman Ray  is a ‘leading firm in the area of children’s law with a wealth of excellent lawyers who have particular expertise in same sex relationship breakdown and fertility law’. Kevin Skinner  has particular expertise in alternative family structures; ‘he is able to provide clarity in what is often a complex and opaque area of law and is very much in demand’. Jemma Dally  ‘goes beyond the call of duty to ensure that her clients receive an excellent service’. Peggy Ray  ‘remains at the top of her game and pulls in extremely interesting and complex cases’. Other standout individuals include Trudi Featherstone, who handles a significant amount of financial and Schedule One work and ‘has a fantastic manner with clients’. Consultant Ann Thompson  is ‘vastly experienced in international children law - a steely fighter and a master strategist’. Janet Broadley (also a consultant) is ‘extremely experienced in international children work; she has a real eye for detail and a calm and reassuring manner’. Senior associate Emma Sherrington  ‘knows how to build a winning case’.

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