Law firm Ashfords LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Samantha Newton as a Senior Associate in the firm's Family Team, in its Bristol office. Previously at Thrings, Samantha’s appointment bolsters the firm's private client offering.
Described as an ‘exceptional lawyer’ and ‘first-class solicitor’, Samantha provides expert advice on all areas of family law, specialising in divorce, dissolution and separation, and related financial and children matters. She also has extensive experience providing relationship planning advice including the preparation of nuptial and cohabitation agreements, dealing with wider family disputes, disputes involving unmarried cohabiting couples, injunctive relief and protection. Also a Collaborative family lawyer and member of Resolution, Samantha encourages separating couples to find family focussed solutions together in an amicable and joined up way.
Samantha brings with her a wealth of experience, including dealing with cases involving complex asset and property portfolios. She is passionate about supporting clients resolve their disputes out of court, in the most cost-effective way. Not only does she bring with her a strong legal mind, she is also caring and supportive and helps her clients navigate their difficult issues.
Zoe Porter, Partner and Head of the Family Team at Ashfords LLP, commented: “Samantha is a talented lawyer who brings further strength and expertise to our successful, growing, family team which will now also have a base in Bristol. We are excited to be able to offer our services to clients in the Bristol area and I’m delighted to welcome Samantha to Ashfords LLP.”
Samantha Newton said: “I am thrilled to be joining Ashfords and the specialist family team, helping expand the offering out of the growing Bristol office. It is exciting to join such a forward-thinking firm and I look forward to working alongside the other specialist teams as a trusted adviser to both existing and new clients.”