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9 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3QN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7412 0050
Fax:
Fax 020 7412 0049
DX:
61 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.hunters-solicitors.co.uk

Vanessa Friend

Tel:
Work 020 7405 8932
Email:
Hunters incorporating May, May & Merrimans

Work Department

Family department.

Position

Senior Associate, dealing with all aspects of family law including divorce, complex financial disputes further to a marital or relationship breakdown and prenuptial agreements. Vanessa also deals with issues of child contact and has extensive experience in cases regarding leave to remove children from the jurisdiction.

Career

Trainee solicitor, Silverman Sherliker LLP, 2007-09; Qualified 2009; Assistant solicitor, Silverman Sherliker LLP, 2009-12; Associate, May, May & Merrimans, 2012-15; Senior Associate, Hunters, 2015 to date.

Member

Resolution’s Litigants in Person Working Party committee.

Education

University of Bristol (BA Hons 1998-2001); College of Law, Bloomsbury, London (2005-07)


London: Private client

Family: mediation

Within: Family: mediation

Hunters incorporating May, May & Merrimans  is ‘very strong in and committed to the field of family mediation whether children finances or all issues by either sole or co-mediation’. It has a ‘very solid practice in mediation’ and Henry Hood  ‘in particular has an extremely effective style as a mediator and he is going from strength to strength with a high success rate. He has a natural air of authority which imbues clients with confidence’. Hazel Wright  is ‘bright, quick, empathetic and calm’ and Jo Carr-West is ‘always focused on getting a good resolution for her client’. Senior associate Vanessa Friend  is also well-regarded.

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