Pearsons & Ward Solicitors are delighted to announce the appointment of highly experienced Solicitor Juliet Walker to their Family Department.
Juliet is the latest appointment for Pearsons & Ward, now part of Ware & Kay Solicitors Ltd which also has offices in York & Wetherby. Juliet will be based at the Malton office and serve clients across Ryedale and East Yorkshire.
Juliet who has been a Resolution accredited Family Solicitor for over 20 years, brings a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of family law, particularly contested financial and children act cases, complex divorce cases including those with an international perspective. She also advises couples on prenuptial and cohabitation agreements. Juliet’s experience has included working for a leading London firm on complex financial cases, representing clients in our Armed Forces, also families and businesses in our rural communities, understanding their particular needs.
This appointment is a further boost for Pearsons & Ward, who have been actively engaging in expanding their team in the last few months. Juliet’s arrival means the residents of Malton and the outlying towns have even more direct access to a high level lawyer specialising in family issues.
Juliet said, “I was born and raised in the countryside outside Whitby on the coast and later moved with my family to Ryedale. I have kept close connections to family and friends in this area and I am delighted to return home after a legal career that has involved international travel and experience. I understand the personal toll a client can go through when accessing the court process to obtain a rightful and fair settlement. I also understand the economies of towns and cities in our area. I hope I am a trusted guide through that process to the other side, allowing you to move on and look forward to life with the financial security you are entitled to. As a trained mediator I can also offer an alternative way of resolving issues when a couple decide to either divorce or separate, or where there are issues surrounding the arrangements for children A fighter and a peacemaker, two skills needed in a complete family adviser”.
“Working with Pearsons & Ward is going to be a perfect match because they have such a personal relationship with their clients which they have built over many years through networking and offering a high level of service. The firm is dedicated to providing a specialist family service in this sector that is second-to-none. I am looking forward to working in Malton and to achieving the best results possible for new and existing clients. My aim is offer a higher level of service to more people in a way that is most convenient to them."
Commenting on Juliet’s appointment Emma Elwess Director of Pearsons & Ward, said “I am delighted to welcome Juliet to Pearsons & Ward. Juliet brings with her a strong reputation and a wealth of experience in many aspects of family law which will be of great benefit to a wide range of clients. I am certain that she will be an asset to the firm and be a key part to building our strong Family Law Team as it moves into its next phase of growth. Juliet is highly motivated and understands the importance of providing a professional and outstanding service. She will join a busy team advising on all aspects of Divorce, Separation and Collaborative Law in the Family, Children and Mediation Department”.
If you would like advice on separation or divorce please contact Juliet on 01653 692247 or you can email confidentially at