February 2022 – Lexcel audit passed again! To retain accreditation, an annual audit must be passed.  We are delighted to announce that we have passed this year’s audit.  Once more, the Lexcel auditor commended us on a number of areas of good practice. Despite our reported success, we are always looking for ways in which we can improve. We continue to strive for excellence in our practice and feedback is always welcome if there are areas in which we can enhance our systems and procedures.

March 2022 – Welcome back Vicky!  After having a career break to raise her daughter, Vicky Twidale is returning to work at the firm.  Vicky started at the firm in July 1998 as a trainee solicitor and qualified in July 2000. Vicky previously specialised in family matters but is now joining our Court of Protection team. We are pleased to have her back and she is enjoying her experiences of a new area of law.

May 2022 – Farewell Ruth.  We are sad to announce that Ruth Muncaster is leaving the firm to start a new career with the Cumbria Magistrates Court Service.  Ruth will be sorely missed as she has been an asset to the firm since June 2013 when she started as a paralegal. Ruth completed her training contract with the firm and has worked tirelessly for each and every one of her clients. We wish her every success in her future ventures.  If you are an existing client of Ruth’s, you will have received correspondence explaining that her cases have been handed over to another member of the team, who have been fully updated by Ruth prior to her departure.