Franklins Solicitors LLP announce appointment of Deborah Whicker to Family Law team in Milton Keynes

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Deborah Whicker to our Family Law team in Milton Keynes. Deborah is a Family Lawyer, Accredited Family Mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (F.CILEx). Deborah’s area of practice is wide-ranging and includes divorce and separation, civil partnerships and cohabitation, financial settlements, child arrangements, and domestic abuse, but the particular area of expertise that she brings to Franklins is in Family Mediation. Deborah has had experience of working in Family Mediation since 2009 and is passionate about helping clients to explore alternative methods of finding solutions. Deborah qualified as an Accredited Family Mediator in 2010 and a Direct Child Consultation Mediator in 2012.

Helen Taylor TEP, Head of Private Client and a Partner of the firm, said:

“We are really pleased to have brought Deborah onto the team, off the back of continued successful growth of our established and well-respected Family Law team in Milton Keynes. Deborah brings with her a wealth of family law experience in all areas concerning divorce, finances and children as well as particular expertise in Mediation, which is an exciting new avenue for us as a firm.”

On joining the firm, Deborah said:

“This is a really exciting move for me. Franklins have a truly impressive breadth of Family Law experience and I already feel like part of the team.”

Deborah is a Member of Resolution, the organisation of family lawyers and other professionals in England and Wales formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association, and is also a volunteer Committee Member for a Child Contact Centre in Hemel Hempstead.

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