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Veronica Newman


Veronica Newman became a barrister in 1984. After training in London Chambers, she practised in Manchester Chambers covering a broad range of civil claims. After private practice at the Bar, she worked for two firms of solicitors, first in Manchester and then for a national law firm in their Cardiff office. Later she worked as a university lecturer in law. Veronica returned to practice in 2005 and qualified as a direct access practitioner in 2010. Veronica specialises in Family and Civil litigation cases. Amongst the cases she deals with are;

  • Child arrangements orders, including applications for prohibited steps orders, contact orders, variation of child arrangements orders, finding of fact applications
  • Care applications by local authorities, particularly representing parents applications for domestic violence injunctions, applications for the removal of a partner/spouse from the family home, applications for a partner/spouse and children to re-enter the family home
  • Applications for interim financial orders and applications for financial relief (maintenance), capital adjustment orders, property transfer orders.

Veronica regularly represents clients in the family courts, which can take place in the Magistrates’, County and High Court. Veronica also practices in the civil courts and has represented clients seeking possession of property orders, compensation for personal injury, small claims proceedings. 

Veronica is an accredited community and neighbourhood mediator and is a lay member of the Dental Complaints Panel.

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