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  • To celebrate International Women’s Day 2024, I have chosen to write about Florence Nightingale, who is a historical inspirational figure. Who is Florence Nightingale? Florence nightingale is often described the ”saintly nurse”.  She was born on the 12th May 1820, with the name Florence being after the Italian city of her birth. She grew up […]

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  • This year the International Women’s Day theme is “Inspire inclusion” and for me one obvious woman who inspires inclusion is Michelle Obama.  Who is Michelle Obama? She is one of America’s charismatic First Ladies. Married to Barack Obama and having supported him during his presidency and developing her interest in certain charitable causes she has […]

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  • This year International Womens Day is Friday 8th March 2024 and we asked our team for some of their most inspirational women. Family Law Solicitor, Lauren Sheffield, discusses Serena Williams….. Who is Serena Williams? Serena Williams was born on 26th September 1981, the youngest of five sisters. She is a wife and devoted mother to […]

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  • Image of scrabble tiles spelling the word Law

    To celebrate International Women’s Day 2024 Family Law Solicitor, Jessica Silvers, has chosen to write about some inspirational women in law. The History of Women in Law… The first female’s that were able to qualify as lawyers were Ivy Williams, she was the first woman to be called to the bar; and Carrie Morrison, the […]

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  • Timms Solicitors has further invested in its future talent pipeline with the appointment of two trainee solicitors; Sophie Wildsmith and Emily Facer. Emily and Sophie both started their careers with Timms as paralegals in the Conveyancing team – working across the firm’s offices in Derby, Burton, Ashby and Swadlincote and were successful in their applications […]

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  • Blog logo image of Jo Taylor for Famly Law blog post

    We have been asked to talk about women who inspire us for International Women’s Day and I thought this year I’d do something a little different…. I am not talking about someone famous or from my personal life. Instead I am telling you about why women I come across through my job inspire and amaze […]

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  • We are proud to announce that Connor Ball-Wood, a newly-qualified Conveyancing Solicitor in our growing property team, has been shortlisted for the Derby and District Law Society Junior Lawyer of the Year award. Connor Ball-Wood is a graduate of the University of Derby where he worked in the legal team before joining Timms in 2022 […]

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  • Timms Solicitors, which has offices in Derby, Burton, Swadlincote and Ashby, have further expanded their Care team with the appointment of Childcare Solicitor Jessica Silvers. Jessica joins the Timms team with extensive experience in Care proceedings – representing children, parents and other family members. Her work also includes adoption matters, advising guardians and matters involving […]

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  • Connor Ball-Wood

    Timms Solicitors have appointed Connor Ball-Wood as a Conveyancing Solicitor in its growing property team. Connor Ball-Wood joined Timms’ trainee solicitor programme in January 2022 and has had seats in the firm’s Family, Wills & Probate and Conveyancing teams across all offices in Derby, Burton, Swadlincote and Ashby. Timms’ Partner and the firm’s Training Principal, […]

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  •   Leading law firm Timms Solicitors have presented cheques to two local charities following its annual childcare conference for fellow professionals which focused on the impact of family proceedings on siblings and how they are treated by the legal system. Timms is recognised as a leading Family Law firm with an experienced childcare team working […]

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