Growing law firm Barcan Woodward has appointed Tom Powles as Partner.
Tom joined Barcan Woodward in 2011 and has played a vital role in the growth of the family law division. He was most recently appointed head of the firm’s specialist childcare and domestic violence team, specialising in representing victims of abuse and children, parents or other relatives of children in childcare proceedings.
Tom is a family mediator and member of the Family Mediators Association. He is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation panel, an accredited specialist member of Resolution and has also been appointed to the Law Society Children Panel.
Tom said “I’m delighted to be joining the partnership and it’s a pleasure to be working alongside the other experienced Partners. Barcan Woodward is a forward-thinking firm so I’ll be looking to help develop and grow our already successful family division, as well as contributing towards our continual development.”
Chris Miller, Managing Partner, commented on the appointment: “I’m pleased to announce that Tom has been appointed Partner. He’s a valued member of the team and his appointment reflects our on-going commitment to grow, nurture and promote talent within the firm. Tom’s experience and expertise will only enhance the reputation of our family division and further improve the service we’re able to offer our clients.”
Tom will continue to be based in the firm’s Bedminster office and can be contacted on 0117 325 2929 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.