We have recruited a local woman who has nearly ten years’ experience in family law.

WBW Solicitors LLP, is delighted to announce the appointment of Eleanor Barber who joined the firm at the beginning of June.

Mrs Barber said: “I have worked in family law since I qualified in January 2004. I particularly specialise in the law relating to children and I cover a full range of public law and private law children matters.

“I can represent any party and have acted for parents, grandparents and for children via their guardians in different cases.”

Mrs Barber, is a full member of the Law Society’s Children’s Panel and Resolution (formerly the SFLA).

Fiona Yellowlees, partner and head of the family department, said: “I am delighted to welcome Eleanor to our team. She has nearly ten years’ experience in family law and I am sure she will become an asset to the company which already has a strong presence in Torbay.”

South Devon born and bred; Eleanor went to Teign School in Kingsteignton and South Devon College in Torquay. She studied law at the University of Western England in Bristol, where she graduated second out of nearly 250 students.

She then trained with a firm in Exeter, and has practiced as a qualified solicitor in Devon for almost ten years.