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Lupton Fawcett’s new appointment for York Office

Lupton Fawcett is delighted to announce the arrival of senior solicitor Samantha Gunnell into its Family & Divorce team, based in York.

Samantha joins us from another York-based law firm and has wide experience of working in the field of family law.  Samantha specialises in divorce, financial settlements, children issues and cohabitation and property disputes between unmarried couples.

Samantha’s appointment follows on from the retirement of Mark Hepworth, who was with the firm for over 40 years.  The York family law team will now be managed by Nicki Mitchell, a family law specialist solicitor, collaborative family lawyer and family mediator.

Chris Burns, Head of Family and Divorce, comments: “Samantha  played a key role in establishing the family department at her previous firm and we look forward to welcoming her into the fold. Samantha’s appointment will help to consolidate our York family team as one of the key players in region.  Samantha shares our passion for high standards of client care.”

Commenting on her appointment, Samantha says: “I’m thrilled to become part of the Lupton Fawcett team.  The calibre of the firm’s clients, the full provision of services they offer and their reputation in the market were my key deciding factors.  They already have a great team of experts working in the family team and I look forward to the challenge of continuing to grow our reputation as the law firm of choice.”


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