Kelly joined Allington Hughes as an Assistant Solicitor after qualifying as a solicitor in 2014.
Kelly studied Law at Liverpool John Moores University and then went on to attend at the College of Law in Chester to study the Legal Practice Course. Kelly is Publicity Representative of the Cheshire and North Wales Junior Lawyers Division for year 2018-2019, after completing three successful years on the committee, firstly as membership representative and for the last two years as Chairlady. The group represents the interests of those working within the legal profession up to five years post qualification. www.cnwjld.org
Kelly has undertaken her Children Law Accreditation, which involved attending at a panel interview at The Law Society in Chancery Lane, London. Kelly was successful at interview and as of 1st May 2017 is an accredited Children Law practitioner. Accredited members will have shown, to the satisfaction of the Law Society that they have and will maintain a high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in the area of children law and the representation of children. All accredited Children Law practitioners also agree to follow the Law Society Code of Practice for Children Law. The code outlines the standards of practice and conduct expected of accredited members throughout their accreditation. The Children Law Accreditation provides a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing children in children law proceedings and is a means of identification for professionals, such as guardians, to identify suitably qualified practitioners when representation of a child within court proceedings is required.
Kelly is also a member of Resolution. Resolution is an organisation of family lawyers nationally, who are committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Resolution members follow a code of practice that promotes a non confrontational approach to family issues, that consider the needs to the whole family and in particular the best interests of children. More information and useful links can be found at the following website: resolution.org.uk
Kelly is a mentor for students at the University of Law, Christleton and has continued this role since 2014. As a mentor, Kelly helps upcoming lawyers fine tune their skills and reach the next stage in their career with support.
Kelly works in the Family Law department where she advises in all areas of Family Law, dealing with mainly Children Act and domestic abuse matters both in relation to private and public law proceedings.
You may contact Kelly Griffiths on 01244 312166 or by email [email protected]