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Brethertons LLP

FRANKLINS HOUSE, MANORSFIELD ROAD, BICESTER, OX26 6EX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01869 252161
Fax:
Fax 01869 241775
Email:
Web:
www.brethertons.co.uk

Sally Clark

Tel:
Work 01869 255916
Email:
Brethertons LLP

Work Department

Family.

Position

Sally is head of family law at the Bicester office and a partner of Brethertons LLP. She qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and has practised in Bicester since that time. She deals with all aspects of family law including divorce, separation, civil partnerships, cohabitation and child law. As a collaborative lawyer, Sally is an active member of the North Oxfordshire Collaborative Lawyers. She is also a member of The Law Society Children Panel.

Career

Trained Herbert and Gowers, Oxford, qualified 1993. Admitted to solicitors roll 1993; solicitor, Herbert and Gowers, subsequently Herbert Mallam Gowers, Bicester Office (matrimonial) 1993-99; associate solicitor, Neasham Lloyd Solicitors (matrimonial) 1999-2007; partner, Neasham Lloyd 2007-12; partner, Brethertons LLP 2012 onwards.

Member

North Oxfordshire Collaborative Lawyers, The Law Society Children Panel.

Education

St Helen & St Katharine Abingdon (1980-1987); University of East Anglia (1987-90, LLB Hons 2:1); Guildford College of Law (1990-91, LSF Law Society Finals).

Leisure

Pub quizzes, eating out and socialising with friends, a keen football fan.


South East: Private client

Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Family: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Brethertons LLP fields ‘a competent and caring team of committed lawyers, who work tirelessly to get the best outcome for families’. Sally Clark heads the Bicester practice, while Simon Craddock leads the Banbury team. Craddock has ‘top-level expertise’ in international child abduction cases but his ‘knowledge across family law knows no bounds’; he has been particularly active in Hague Convention proceedings with associate Gemma Kelsey, who is ‘one to watch for jurisdictional matters’. Key figures also include solicitor Anna Pugh, who ‘works immensely hard for her clients’, and associate Matthew Montanaro. The firm experienced an uptick in divorce proceedings, civil partnership dissolution disputes and surrogacy cases. Other areas of expertise include leave to remove, cohabitee and care proceedings.

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