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Shannon Bateson

Position: Associate Solicitor
Offices: Viaduct House, Carlisle, Cockermouth
 
Areas: Personal Law, Family Law
 
 

Shannon was born and grew up in Cumbria and is an associate solicitor in our family law team. Shannon works from our Carlisle and West Cumbria offices.

Shannon graduated with an LLB Law Degree from University of Cumbria and then attended University of Law – Manchester and gained an LLM (Masters in Law and Professional Legal Practice) LPC (Legal Practice Course). Shannon became an Associate Solicitor in in 2023.

Outside of work Shannon enjoys walking in the Lakes, wine tasting and wholeheartedly getting involved in a variety of events.

Shannon is Law Society – Family Law Accredited.

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Court declines to return child to mother in cross border dispute

November 27th 2023

The Family Court has refused to return a five-year old girl to her mother in Germany, even though it accepted that she had been habitually resident there before her father took her to England. Shannon Bateson, Solicitor in our family law team reports on this recent case. The case involved a Polish…

Divorcing wife unable to force sale of matrimonial home

September 4th 2023

A wife has been refused an interim order for the sale of the matrimonial home as part of her divorce proceedings. Shannon Bateson, Solicitor in our family law team reports on this recent case. The Family Court said it didn’t have the power to make such an order. The wife had applied…

New child maintenance powers to protect domestic abuse victims

July 12th 2023

Parliament has approved a Bill to ensure victims of domestic abuse can receive financial support for their children without contact with their abuser. Shannon Bateson, Solicitor in our family law team provides an update. The new law will allow the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) to intervene on behalf of parents where abuse…

Mother's health must stabilise before she returns abducted son

April 13th 2023

The Court of Appeal has overturned a decision that a mother must return her abducted son to Australia. It ruled that her mental health must be given time to stabilise before any order is made. Shannon Bateson, Solicitor in our family law team reports on this recent case. The case involved a…

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