Ramsdens Solicitors have boosted its specialist Child Law team with the appointment of Law Society Panel Solicitor, Nick Barnes.

Joining the firm’s York office, Nick brings more than 20 years’ experience to the firms highly regarded Child Law team, as the firm continues to expand its presence across the North Yorkshire.

An accredited member of the Law Society Children Law panel, Nick joins from Langley’s to continue his practice in highly complex proceedings, often representing the children where the cause of harm to them needs to be evidenced and decisions made about the all-important care they need for the rest of their childhood.

Commenting on his appointment, he said: “I am delighted to be joining Ramsdens with members of my own team. I have developed a close working relationship with colleagues at Ramsdens. As such, I know from first-hand experience why they are held in such high regard in the North Yorkshire region with clients and professionals. This is an exciting and welcome opportunity for my practice in North Yorkshire and Teeside to grow and develop further both with and within, a well-established team.”

Joanne Coen, partner and head of child Law team at Ramsdens comments: “I am absolutely delighted that Nick joins the team. His approach to work and ethos is exemplary. I have no doubt that Nick will play a key role in consolidation and further growth of Child Law work in York and further afield. Nick and his team are a reflection of the growth for Ramsdens in York and the intended further expansion. I am enormously proud that we have a department that is one of the most recognised in Yorkshire for its experience and expertise; Nick certainly continues to build on the principles we hold in prioritising the fantastic service to our clients”

To find out more about Ramsdens Child Law team visit www.ramsdens.co.uk

Picture L-R Joanne Coen, Nick Barnes and Vikki Horspool