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The Vanguard Tale

WE ARE Vanguard

Hannah Paddock Director and Solicitor at Vanguard Law has been practicing as a family and child law solicitor since 2006. In October 2018 Hannah was joined by Louise Neville an experienced family and child law solicitor. The company expanded further in 2020 with the addition of Child Law specialist Solicitor Katharine Marshall.

2021 saw Liz Evans, Solicitor return to family law following a career break. Liz focuses on child law matters.

In 2022 Michelle Whitaker a domestic abuse and child law specialist solicitor with over 20 years of legal experience joined the team. Like Hannah and Katharine Michelle is a member of the Law Society Children Panel which means she can represent children in proceedings. We have also welcomed Daisy Hartley, Solicitor and Rachel Jones, Solicitor.

Kiera Barnes joined us in November 2020 and qualified as a solicitor with us trained by Hannah, Katharine and Michelle.

We are assisted by Michelle Hartley Paralegal and our legal assistants Sue, Sophie, Rachel and Faye.

All our team have awareness and experience in working with vulnerable people including those who have experienced domestic abuse, mental health challenges, learning difficulties, and substance misuse.

…Thank you so much for everything. You’re a star!