Is Divorce Law About To Change Forever? Can Lawyers Cope? In light of the news that Baroness Hale of Richmond has called for the introduction of no-fault divorce. Below Henry Hood, Head of the Family Law Department at Hunters Solicitors, talks to lawyer Monthly about the potential implications surrounding the issue of no-fault divorce. The ‘Owens…
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“Hunters incorporating May, May & Merrimans has a strong mediation focus, with several experienced and effective mediators.” The Legal 500 2017
“Henry Hood is judicious in his approach and well versed in generating thoughtful solutions for participants to consider.” The Legal 500 2017
“Jo Carr-West has an excellent manner with clients and helpfully leads them towards a negotiated agreement.” The Legal 500 2017
“Hazel Wright has many years of experience. She wastes no time in the process, making herself readily available to assist the parties towards a mediated solution that is likely to gain the court’s approval. She is also strong on cross-border and cross-cultural mediations.” The Legal 500 2017
Henry Hood, Jo Carr-West and Hazel Wright “are committed to the use of the out-of-court route to reach settlement.” The Legal 500 2017
“The firm has a greater ratio of mediators within the family law team than many family departments; it is clearly something the firm takes seriously and wants to get right.” The Legal 500 2017
Key figures include the “very calm, reassuring and level-headed” Hazel Wright and “very bright and thoughtful” Henry Hood. The Legal 500 2016
Hazel Wright is “insightful, calm, and reassuring to her clients”. The Legal 500 2014
Henry Hood is “a mediator of the highest calibre and able to mediate across a whole range of issues”. The Legal 500 2014