Shelley McLachlan becomes a Director

We are delighted to announce the promotion of our care proceedings specialist Shelley McLachlan to Director.

Shelley joined Wilkinson Woodward in 2014 after achieving a First-Class Law Degree followed by a Master’s in Law and Practice. In 2016 Shelley qualified as a solicitor and in 2019 she was appointed as a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel, whose members are qualified to represent children within private family law and care proceedings.

Shelley is a familiar face in the Courts in Huddersfield, Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield, providing representation in cases where the local authority is involved in family life, including care proceedings and adoption, as well as representing children in private family law proceedings.

Born and bred in Huddersfield, Shelley is a member of Huddersfield Law Society and she is based at our offices in Queen Street, Huddersfield. Her appointment as director forms part our continuing plans to expand in Calderdale and Kirklees.

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