A SOLICITOR has become one of only a handful of lawyers in Ipswich to have qualified to represent children in court.Katherine May, a partner at Saunders Goodin Riddleston solicitors in Queen Street, has been appointed to the Law Society's Children Panel Accreditation Scheme.
A SOLICITOR has become one of only a handful of lawyers in Ipswich to have qualified to represent children in court.
Katherine May, a partner at Saunders Goodin Riddleston solicitors in Queen Street, has been appointed to the Law Society's Children Panel Accreditation Scheme.
Having passed the society's rigorous standards to become a Child Representative, Miss May can now act on behalf of children who require legal advice in court.
She said: “It is fantastic. This appointment is another step up the ladder and will bring in more interesting work.”
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Miss May, 33, was born in Ipswich and attended Ipswich High School for Girls before gaining a degree in Criminal Justice and Policing.
She joined Saunders Goodin Riddleston in 2002 and became a partner of the firm in 2006.
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Miss May specialises in children's law, including disputes between parents over contact and residence, child protection issues, care proceedings and adoption.