Members of one of the area's largest family law teams have criticised the views of the Marriage Foundation who yesterday claimed there is no need to make pre and post-nuptial agreements binding.
A Wrexham lawyer who has served her home town since graduating from Aberystwyth University in 1976 has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Chester and North Wales branch of The Law Society.
Criminal lawyers stage a second walkout, causing disruption to courts across the country.
The sector has grown for the third consecutive quarter.
Ministry approves LSB recommendations to broaden licensing powers, to include the ICAEW and CILEx.
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.