Press Release – March 2020

Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed an experienced family solicitor at its Barnsley branch.

Abbie Churchill joins Ison Harrison’s expanding regional team having previously been at Howells Solicitors in South Yorkshire for seven years and Raleys in Barnsley for nine years.

This latest appointment brings 16 years of family law experience to Ison Harrison and its network of offices.

Abbie specialises in divorce advice with a particular focus on divorce and separation financial matters, advising separating cohabiting couples and child custody matters.

Abbie also brings a wealth of court advocacy experience to her new role and will work closely with her colleagues at the firm’s Barnsley office as well as family law teams across the firm’s 13 other Yorkshire offices.

Having opened in August 2019, Ison Harrrison’s Barnsley branch, located on Regent Street in the town, is the newest office in the firm’s Yorkshire regional network.

Abbie commented:

“I’ve joined Ison Harrison at an important time in its ongoing development. It’s a very proactive firm with a first-rate reputation for its work in the family law field at both national and local level.  I’m really looking forward to becoming part of a successful team and helping to build further on the firm’s expert family offering.”

Commenting on the appointment, Jonathan Wearing, managing partner, said:

“This appointment highlights the firm’s commitment to growing the business and boosting our family law team. Abbie is a passionate and committed family lawyer with impeccable client handling skills and a broad knowledge base. With this latest appointment, we aim to enhance our comprehensive family law offering for clients whilst also maximising the expertise that the team across our network of regional offices can deliver.”

Outside of work Abbie enjoys running, walking and cooking as well as spending time with her two young children. She originally comes from Wakefield.

Ison Harrison is officially the most accredited law firm in Yorkshire and the firm has a team of over 210 staff across its network of offices.