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Family law specialism for Lilly

Newly qualified solicitor Lilly Grant has joined Lupton Fawcett’s family law team.

Lilly completed her law degree at the University of Sheffield before going on to complete the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Leeds.

She joined Lupton Fawcett in October 2016 as a paralegal in the dispute management department and assisted on a range of matters including boundary, partnership and contested probate disputes.

Lilly became a trainee solicitor in December 2017 and worked in Lupton Fawcett’s charities, corporate and family departments as part of her training contract. She is based in the firm’s York office and is working alongside Family Law Partner Andrew Smith.

Andrew said: “Lilly has good experience in dispute management and family law and is already a confident lawyer. Lilly clearly has all the skills necessary to become a fantastic family solicitor and I am looking forward to working with her as she progresses her career.”

Chris Burns, head of Lupton Fawcett’s Family Law team said: “Lilly has gained considerable experience during her training contract with us and is a shining example of Lupton Fawcett’s commitment to supporting the next generation of legal talent.”

Lupton Fawcett delivered a strong showing in the latest Legal 500 rankings. The Leeds, Sheffield and York-based business has been ranked for the expertise of its individuals and teams in 21 practice areas, putting it in the top five for Yorkshire and the Humber.