Birketts’ Family Law Team makes significant hires


12 December 2018

Top 100 law firm, Birketts, has announced the appointment of Lisa Cornish and Denise Findlay as Senior Associates in the Family and Matrimonial Team.

With over 20 years’ experience Lisa has handled a vast number of client matters relating to private family law including finances, children and cohabitation. She has developed a specialism for financial matters and issues that arise in a mixed case load including clients with business interests, interesting pension arrangements and trusts.

Denise has operated exclusively in private client cases since 2002 and qualified as a Collaborative Lawyer in 2008. She primarily deals with divorce and finances; including dealing with businesses on divorce, different types of pension schemes, tax issues and cases involving trusts.

Oliver Gravell, Partner and Head of Birketts’ Family Law Team, said: "I’m delighted to welcome Lisa and Denise to the team. They both come with a wealth of experience and represent significant hires for the firm.”

Ginny Colman, a Senior Associate and Collaborative Lawyer based in Norwich, added: “Over the years Birketts has a built a first-rate reputation and I’m thrilled that we have recruited two outstanding family lawyers to add further strength in depth.”

Lisa and Denise are based at Birketts’ Norwich office but support colleagues across Birketts’ four offices: Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich.

Birketts' Family Lawyers are members of Resolution and include accredited specialists, mediators, collaborative practitioners and Family Law Arbitrators who can provide family law advice and support which best suits a client’s particular needs.

All members of the Family Law Team offer a free initial consultation so that clients can discuss the options available to them and can reassure themselves that they can form a good working relationship with their chosen lawyer.

Members of Birketts' Family Law Team