Irwin Mitchell’s Bristol Family Law Team expands

New Associate And Paralegal For Bristol Team


By Dave GrimshawThe family law team at Irwin Mitchell’s Bristol office is growing with the addition of a new associate solicitor and paralegal.

Nicky Howarth, has joined Irwin Mitchell as an Associate having been with TLT Solicitors for more than a decade. Since qualifying she has always specialised in family law and works on all aspects of the sector from divorce and finances to cohabitation, pre-nups and cases involving children.

Nicky is Secretary of the Bristol branch of Resolution, and is named in the independent Chambers UK 2013 guide to lawyers as “a fantastic Associate with a really nice personality.”

Georgia Wookey is also joining the expanding team as paralegal from Hugh James Solicitors in Cardiff.

Alison Hawes, who heads the Bristol Family Law team at Irwin Mitchell, comments: “Nicky has exactly the skill set that suits Irwin Mitchell’s national Family Law team.  Her technical knowledge is excellent and she offers exemplary client service in what is an increasingly specialist market. 

“She also brings significant expertise in international and cross-border jurisdiction issues to the team and her high profile as one of the most capable lawyers of her generation in Bristol and the South West will be a valuable addition to the team.

“Irwin Mitchell’s platform of investment and commitment to family law nationally is the perfect point for Nicky to add to the family law offering here in Bristol.”

Nicky said: “I’m delighted to be joining Irwin Mitchell as their vision and values really struck a chord with the way I like to support my clients on an individual basis. I’m very much looking forward to working with the experienced team over the coming years.”

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