There is a new look for the Family & Matrimonial practice at Harding Evans Solicitors, with the promotion of Leah Thomas to Head of Department.

Leah qualified as a solicitor in March 2013 and has specialised in Family law ever since. In her previous firm, Leah was a Director and the Head of Department. Leah joined Harding Evans in August 2020 and succeeds Kate Thomas, who has taken retirement. Praised by her clients for her compassionate nature, Leah is recognised as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ by Wiselaw.

Speaking on her appointment to Head of Department, Leah commented “I have learned so much from Kate over the last few years and I wish her all the best for her retirement. I am looking forward to growing the team here at Harding Evans and am excited for the next chapter”.

Ken Thomas, Chairman at Harding Evans, added “Leah is a very talented lawyer, who is well respected by her clients and colleagues alike. She has already made an impact on the Family team here and we look forward to seeing her plans come to fruition”.

Recognised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners directories, the Family team at Harding Evans are renowned for their high-level services in relation to Divorce, Financial Remedy Proceedings, Separation, Children Proceedings, Applications for Non-Molestation Orders and TOLATA Claims. They were finalists in the 2023 Wales Legal Awards.

With offices in Newport and Cardiff, Harding Evans Solicitors is a full-service law firm, with knowledge and expertise that covers all areas of the law, from conveyancing and personal injury, family law and wills & probate, clinical negligence and care, right through to commercial, employment law and dispute resolution.