Q: Now they have stopped legal aid for divorce cases, is there any reason why my estranged husband and I can't represent ourselves in court without using Solicitors? Our separation is quite amicable.
As Work Wise UK approaches its eighth annual campaign week 12-18 May 2013, a leading North Wales and Shropshire employment law specialist has issued a warning to local bosses.
One of the area's largest law firms is to run a series of free legal drop-in clinics in Wrexham in support of Dying Matters Awareness Week which takes place 13th - 19th May 2013.
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A Partner of GH&P, Robert Williams heads up the Dispute Resolution team in our Wrexham office and is responsible for the many trainee solicitors who come to us on training contracts. A specialist in personal injury, employment and related litigation matters Robert handles, in particular, higher value and complex claims such as those related to severe injuries, stress at work, and childhood sexual abuse. An APIL accredited Senior Litigator, he is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel as well as a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers and the Employment Lawyers Association.
Born in St Asaph, Robert went to school in Llandudno before going on to gain a degree in Statistics at the London School of Economics. On graduating in 1985 he continued his studies, taking a Post Graduate Certificate in Education at the University of London, Institute of Education. After gaining his teaching certificate Robert taught Mathematics in South London secondary schools for two years before deciding on the career change that would see him enter City of London Polytechnic where he took the Law Society Common Professional Examination and Solicitor Finals.
After returning to teaching for a further term to recharge his finances, Robert began a legal training contract with Keith Hollis Wood & Co in Wandsworth Common where he remained until 1996, specialising in a range of property and litigation work. Deciding to leave London Robert then headed north to take up a post with Bowcock Cuerden in Chester, working in Agricultural and Commercial litigation. He joined GH&P in 1999 and was invited to become a Partner in 2002.
Robert lives in Gresford with his wife, who is a doctor, and their two children. A keen supporter of Wrexham FC and a keen cyclist and hill walker, Robert plays tennis and football and lists current affairs and popular music among his interests. He is a Governor of All Saints School in Gresford and a Trustee of the Gresford War Memorial Trust, the CAB and the Wrexham and Flintshire Groundwork Trust.