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Lisa Grimmett

Associate Solicitor - Collaborative Lawyer - Family Law Team


Lisa's Teams

Family, Agriculture


Profile/Experience

After gaining a 2:1 in Law from Newcastle University in 1993, Lisa studied for the LPC at the College of Law, York. She undertook her training contract in the West Midlands, qualifying as a solicitor in 1996.

Lisa has specialised in family law throughout her career. In 2000 she was first accredited as a specialist in family law under the Law Society's accreditation scheme. In 2004 she was appointed an advanced member of the scheme. She continues to be an accredited scheme member and also a member of Resolution.

Lisa joined Lanyon Bowdler in November 2001. She was appointed an associate in 2010 and is currently based at their Shrewsbury office. She has managed a team of family lawyers and support staff across several of the firm's offices in Shropshire. Her specialist area of practice is advising in financial claims, from initial consultation and negotiating to final hearing, when necessary.

In 2010 Lisa trained as a Collaborative Lawyer. This process, being a form of ADR, focuses on solution finding and supporting separating couples to enable them to achieve tailor-made solutions for their specific family situation.

Lisa works regularly with Wealth Managers and IFAs, Accountants and Tax Advisors, Forensic Accountants and Business Advisors, Surveyors and Land Agents, Actuaries and Pension Administrators and Barristers to achieve carefully structured, comprehensive, tax efficient outcomes.

Legal 500 and Chambers UK Recommendations

Lisa is recognised in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 which states that she regularly assists clients with collaborative matters.

The 2019 edition of Chambers UK ranks Lisa as an Associates to Watch and states: Lisa Grimmett is held in high regard by interviewees, who describe her approach as "tenacious, thorough, speedy and efficient.One client explains: "She gave me great advice that made me feel more confident and put me at ease with the process." She typically advises high net worth individuals and has notable expertise in handling complex financial disputes.

Client Testimonials

Lisa spent time explaining very complex legal information in an easy to understand format”.  (P Gray)

Lisa Grimmett was amazing! She fully understood my position and handled my divorce with great professionalism and a caring attitude. She listened really well so therefore dealt with everything way beyond my expectation and for that I am really grateful.” (K Jones)

 "Lisa Grimmett is sympathetic, approachable, easily understood and very efficient. She has a “down to earth”, practical manner, which I like!” (J Heseltine)

Warm friendly approach, made me feel at ease.  Good advice from outset, kept me informed throughout. Straight talking.  Gave me facts I needed to know.” (K Adams)

Lisa always took time to listen to me and always made sure that I understood everything before I went away.” (S Andrews)

"Lisa is efficient, knowledgeable and thorough. She is a top notch lawyer and is a great opponent to now have. I have no hesitation in making this recommendation." (Sheeba Eeswaramoorthy)

Client Testimonials

'You really cared and wanted the best possible outcome for our son'

- Mr & Mrs Abernethy, Cheshire

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

Helpful and courteous. Took time to explain complex issues.

- Mr J Barrett & Mrs W Barrett, Oswestry

Under difficult circumstances from the moment I walked in, I was the only person that mattered. She could not do enough for me. Kind and compassionate. Thank you so much.

- Mrs J McMillan, Telford

Direct line to acting solicitor.

- Mr H Williamson, Llansantffrraid

Client Quotes

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

Excellent service in a clear and concise manner.

- Derwen College, Oswestry

As a charity legacy officer I am used to reluctance from professional executors to communicate. I found him professional yet friendly and efficient at all times - very pleased.

- Cats Protection, Haywards Heath

Detailed and up to date knowledge of our case throughout the whole process.

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

A very good service - it simplified the appeal process for me considerably which went very smoothly.

- Mr P Griffiths, Telford

Latest Case Study

04 Oct 2018

Successful Application for Contract to be Terminated

D was injured in a road traffic collision several years ago and his personal injury claim settled for several million...