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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.


Our Family Law Accredited Lawyers

Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter

Karen is a Chartered Legal Executive and Director 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

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.

Clients appreciate Karen's supportive approach throughout what can be a very difficult period, delivering legal advice with empathy and understanding.

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