The Law Gazette
Partner hire: James Thornton at Stowe Family Law
Wednesday 23 June 2010
James Thornton is now Partner at Stowe Family Law. James Thornton was previously a director in the family department at Lupton Fawcett.
His appointment comes as demand for Stowe Family Law’s services continues to grow. The specialist family law firm, headed by Marilyn Stowe, has offices in Harrogate and Hale – and a third office due to open in London later this year. James was previously head of the family department at Fox Hayes LLP and has also held positions at Ison Harrison and Blacks.
The Business Desk
28th June 2010
STOWE Family Law has appointed a new partner to its Harrogate office.
James Thornton joins from Lupton Fawcett where he was a director in the family department.
He was previously head of the family department at Fox Hayes and has also worked at Ison Harrison and Blacks.
With 14 years’ experience, Mr Thornton’s expertise include dealing with the financial issues arising from divorce, particularly when substantial personal, business or pension assets are involved.
A former member of the Law Society’s family panel, Mr Thornton is an accredited specialist member of lawyers’ organisation Resolution, sits on the North and West Yorkshire Resolution committee and is a member of the West Yorkshire Family Justice Council.