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Lyons Davidson Commercial Division Appointments 2013

The Directors of Lyons Davidson Limited are pleased to announce the following appointments.

Philippa Morgan has been appointed Partner leading the Child Abduction team in our Family Law Department, based in Bristol. Philippa joined Lyons Davidson in 1998 from London, where she gained experience dealin with international child abduction cases. Philippa is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Child Abduction and Private Law Children. She is also one of the few specialists in the country instructed by the International Child Abduction and Contact Unit to deal with Hague Convention and Brussels II matters. She has been involved in many reported child abduction cases, including Re S (a Child) [2012] UKSC 10 in the Supreme Court. She is also on the lawyers’ listing for Reunite, the UK charity specialising in international parental child abduction.

We are also pleased to announce the appointment of Senior Associate Ben Derrington from the Regulatory Corporate Crime team.

Ben trained as a solicitor at Lyons Davidson, joining us in 2005. He specialises in regulatory law, with particular expertise in environmental and health & safety law. He has advised on the defence of prosecutions by the Environment Agency, the Health and Safety Executive, Defra and Trading Standards, and regularly carries out environmental and health & safety due diligence in multimillion-pound corporate transactions.

Congratulations to all new appointees.

Posted on Apr 8th, 2013 by Lyons Davidson