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OLD COUNTY COURT, 56 WESTGATE ROAD, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 5XU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 232 9547
Fax:
Fax 0191 230 4149
DX:
61036 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Email:
Web:
www.davidgray.co.uk
David Gray Solicitors LLP, Lucy Mead, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND

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Lucy Mead

Tel:
Work 0191 232 9547
Email:
David Gray Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Family.

Position

Lucy has been head of the family department since May 2015. She has experience dealing with the breakdown of all types of relationships and the issues that arise from this, including divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, arrangements for children, injunctions and financial issues. She also has extensive experience in representing children, parents and other extended family members in care proceedings. Her priority is to reach an early settlement for clients but in the event that this isn’t possible, she is also a skilled advocate, experienced in representing clients in court. Lucy is a specialist family solicitor and partner with over ten years’ experience in dealing with family cases. Lucy works hard for her clients and takes a constructive approach to finding the best solution while fighting their corner. She adopts a sympathetic approach and understands how difficult family and relationship breakdowns can be. Lucy’s aim is to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients. She also understands how important it is for clients to be heard and for them to have control of their case. She has particularly strong communication skills and has been described as ‘extremely professional’ and ‘knowledgeable’.

Member

Lucy is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and a Resolution accredited specialist in the areas of Financial Provision, Cohabitation breakdown and Domestic Abuse.


North: Private client

Family

Within: Family

The ‘excellent’ team at David Gray Solicitors LLP has a longstanding reputation in family law, and is able to leverage the firm's crime, immigration and housing expertise to handle the full range of family law matters. ‘Calm and informative’ team head Lucy Mead is frequently called upon to deal with financial matters, while Lesley Monkhouse specialises in cases concerning children and handles issues pertaining to non-accidental injuries, forced marriage and matters featuring international elements. ‘Highly professional’ managing partner Elspeth Thomson ‘handles matters sympathetically’ and stands out for her expertise in adoption law including adoptions with a foreign element, while the recommended Mary Shaw focuses on divorce-related finance matters. Solicitor Claire Hunter is also recommended; she is well versed in dealing with public law children issues and financial separation matters including sexual abuse and exploitation.

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