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.”
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.