Julian Nelson

Law firm invests in its staff with raft of promotions to key positions

April 21st 2021

A LEADING legal firm has recognised the achievements of its team by promoting several members of staff to key positions. Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors has made the appointments as part of its expansion plans which have continued throughout the pandemic. The 11 internal promotions include the appointment of Katherine Pretswell-Walker to the firm’s board of directors. Six new Senior Associates have also been created, along with four Associate Solicitors. Peter Stafford,…

When court action becomes necessary in divorce cases

January 27th 2020

Court action is generally considered to be a last resort in divorce cases. It’s much better to reach an amicable agreement over how you should divide the marital assets and reach a financial settlement. If that proves difficult, your solicitor is likely to suggest that you try mediation, arbitration or collaborative law services to overcome any problems. Sometimes, however, court action becomes unavoidable. This could be for several reasons. For…

Key points to consider when negotiating your divorce settlement

March 27th 2019

By Julian Nelson Director and Head of Family Law One of the major tasks a couple face when they divorce is to decide on a fair financial settlement: how much should each partner get once their joint matrimonial assets are divided up? The courts will always try to ensure that both partners are treated fairly and will insist that they are honest about their finances and reasonable in their demands.…

Key points to consider about pre-nup agreements

February 1st 2019

By Julian Nelson, Director & Head of Family Law Pre-ups used to be associated mainly with the rich and famous, but they’re now being used by couples from all walks of life. They are particularly popular with people entering second marriages who want to safeguard their assets for their children from a previous relationship. People who have inherited money or perhaps been awarded compensation for an injury or employment claim…

Julian Nelson, Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors
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