Tanya joined the firm in 2006 as a Trainee Solicitor working within family, crime and property before qualifying in 2008. Tanya became a partner in 2014 and now manages the firm alongside Peter Furness. Tanya also heads up our Family Team.
Tanya specialises in all areas of family work including divorce, financial matters and children matters. Tanya is one of the few solicitors in Darlington also trained as a collaborative practitioner. Tanya also completed training as a mediator in 2011 and became accredited in 2016. Tanya is the only solicitor in the area who is an accredited mediator.
Areas Of Interest
Tanya is particularly interested in offering clients a range of ways to think about resolving disputes.
Tanya has a keen interest in financial matters on separation particularly dealing with businesses, pension and properties.
Tanya also works hard to assist clients in children matters. She assists parents in disputes and grandparents. She also represents parents and grandparents in proceedings issued by Local Authorities.
Tanya prides herself on being a friendly and approachable solicitor for people experiencing difficulties in their lives.
Tanya is a member of Resolution which is a membership group of family practitioners.
Tanya is also a specialist Alternate Dispute Resolution practitioner, having trained as a collaborative practitioner and is now an accredited mediator with the Family Mediation Council.