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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

Great communication and persistence with difficult defendant.

- Mr J Partington, Whitchurch

They were very experienced and very professional, offering a top class service

- Mr V Jones, Pontesbury

Very quick at sorting our Wills. He was great to deal with, nice guy!

- Mr L Onions & Mrs E Onions, Craven Arms

I had requested information and advice from various other solicitors prior to calling Lanyon Bowdler and found that she was the only one to take the time and explain how the Help to Buy ISA worked.

- Mr M Shaw & Miss G Frankfort, Market Drayton

A nice bright welcoming office with very polite, friendly and helpful staff. Very efficient service.

- Mr N Bakewell & Mrs J Bakewell, Worcester

Client Quotes

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

The understanding of my case, the kindness shown to me and the support given, not only by my solicitor but by his secretary.

- Mrs S Oliver, Shrewsbury

I always felt you were working in my best interests, but you didn't sugar coat or patronise me. My case was complex and I appreciated the professionalism shown and how the legal system "worked"

- Mrs J Bradford, Stafford

Ed clearly had a heavy workload at the time, yet ensured everything was completed in appropriate timescales including working extended hours.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

We found they always listened to what we had to say and replied in Queens English without a lot of legal jargon.

- Mr J Manley & Mrs B Manley, Craven Arms

Latest Case Study

15 May 2019

Amputation of left leg settles for just under £1million

A claimant from Telford, received just under £1 million in

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