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About the Law Society's Family Law accreditation

Law Society's Family Law Accredited
Our lawyers in being awarded the Family Law accreditation by the Law Society, have been independently assessed to confirm they have the superior experience, knowledge and best practice for undertaking cases in family law, and are committed to dealing with each matter thoughtfully and sensitively.

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Our Family Law Accredited Lawyers

Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter

Karen is a Chartered Legal Executive who heads up the Family Team based at the Ely office, where for over 30 years she has given help and support to all her clients who find themselves in situations of conflict and high emotion.

A member of the Law Society Family Panel and Resolution, Karen has undertaken mediation training and qualified as a Collaborative Lawyer in 2005 (for more information go to www.ccflg.co.uk).

Karen deals with and has experience of all aspects of Family Law including divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements and all related financial issues, child welfare including residence orders and assisting grand parents and other family members to obtain Special Guardianship orders together with Step-parent Parental Responsibility Agreements.

Karen is a director of and sits on the management committee of the Ely and Cambridge Contact Centre.

Karen plays an active role in her home village. She enjoys amateur dramatics, reading and walking.

Email Karen Carpenter 

Telephone Karen Carpenter 01353 646105

Accreditations & Professional Memberships:

The Law Society Accredited: Family LawMember of ResolutionResolution Collaborative Lawyer

Sally Dean

Sally Dean

Sally qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and is based in the family team in King's Lynn. Sally specialises in helping clients through all of the legal issues around family and relationships.

Sally advises on all aspects of Family Law including divorce, civil partnership dissolution, and the financial issues that follow a relationship breakdown. Sally also specialises in issues regarding children such as child contact arrangements and residence disputes. Sally also deals with advice and preparation of Cohabitation Agreements, Separation Agreements, Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements and Change of Name Deeds.

When Sally is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her young family, making music, cycling and running.

Email Sally Dean 

Telephone Sally Dean 01553 667250

Accreditations & Professional Memberships:

The Law Society Accredited: Family Law

Joanna Turner

Joanna Turner

Joanna is a Trainee Legal Executive within the family department in our Ely office, and advises on all aspects of marriage and relationship breakdowns. In addition Joanna specialises in debt recovery. Joanna has completed her examinations with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has been with Ward Gethin Archer since 2004.

Friendly and approachable, Joanna is dedicated to supporting her clients through challenging times, and prides herself on her accuracy and attention to detail.

Outside of work Joanna enjoys running with her dog, whether it be at local parkrun events or with team members at her local canicross club, travelling and spending time with her family and friends.

Email Joanna Turner 

Telephone Joanna Turner 01353 646116

Accreditations & Professional Memberships:

The Law Society Accredited: Family Law