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Linzi Perriman

Associate

Biography

Linzi is an experienced family law Associate and collaborative lawyer who resolves conflict arising from family relationships and helps clients to future proof their wealth.

Linzi advises on all aspects of relationship breakdown including divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, cohabitation, variation of maintenance cases as well as pre and post nuptial agreements with a particular interest in complex children law proceedings. These include applications relating to whom a child should live with and spend time with, disputes over schooling, relocation applications for permission to move both inside and outside of England and Wales and cases involving domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse.

Linzi adopts a constructive and conciliatory approach to cases, with resolution in mind utilising the most appropriate method for the client, whether that be solicitor assisted mediation, solicitor led negotiation, collaborative practice, arbitration or court proceedings.

As a collaboratively trained practitioner, Linzi can offer clients a 'better way to divorce' and resolve the financial aspects of relationship breakdown giving clients a greater degree of control over the process and the ability to focus on specific needs whilst working closely with other lawyers committed to avoiding court proceedings. During the process, Linzi works collaboratively as part of a team with other professionals and with clients to find solutions that work for their family as a whole. Linzi is a member of the Manchester Family Dispute Resolution Group.

Clients describe Linzi as "professional, honest and extremely conscientious", "fantastic in every way" and "caring and brilliant throughout". Linzi is known for her detailed and focused advice in delivering results for clients and consistently goes the extra mile offering a bespoke service resulting in regular referrals from existing and previous clients and other professionals.

Linzi is an active member of Resolution offering advice as part of the pro-bono scheme run by Manchester Family Court and currently sits on the Manchester Young Resolution Committee providing seminars, training and events to other family lawyers.

As a qualified Mental Health First Aider, Linzi is able to identify, understand and reassure clients experiencing personal crisis and mental health issues arising from family relationships and is able to empower clients to access the support they need for recovery and successful management of their mental health.

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