I first met Mena whilst studying for my undergraduate law degree during my placement year at Goodhand and Forsyth, where she was engaged as a consultant solicitor in the firm’s family department. I was initially interviewed for my position at Goodhand and Forsyth by Mena and she later became my training supervisor.
This testimonial was very kindly written by a family lawyer working for a Legal 500 and Chambers UK leading firm.
"I first met Mena a few years ago, just a couple of years after I started practicing family law. Mena was lecturing near Regent Street and I remember it being all about matrimonial finance for family lawyers. I was immediately struck by her warmth and she engaged straightaway with me and was interested in what I had to say.
This testimonial was provided by a family solicitor who occasionally requires assistance from me as a more experienced practitioner. I offer consultancy services to a number of people in this position on a "pay as you go" basis.
This testimonial was originally given on Linkedin and is reproduced here. Many thanks to Mark Penston for the recommendation. Mark and I have worked on divorce cases over the past 15 years, the most complex case involved a final salary pension valued at £2.3 million. Mark and i have recorded a number of training sessions over the years which can be found under the videos tab.
From a Delegate in 2014 after an In House financial case update course - “the best seminar I have ever been to and possibly the most knowledgeable speaker – lots of extra content about the cases which makes it interesting.”
The following testimonial is written by the Managing Partner of a Tier 1, Legal 500 firm. I have been working with the firm for nearly a year to write blog articles for their website, newspaper articles and marketing pieces.
In this period between Christmas and the New Year, I tend to go to the office to catch up on my paperwork. I consider it to be my quiet time to clear those bits of paper from my desk and tidy up a bit.
Consent Order - Most people want to achieve a final result as a result of marital breakdown. Once the parties agree a result at mediation, it is best to write that up inot an order by consent. It is eventually sent to the court for a Judge to approve.
It caught my eye in an article on the BBC website that there seems to be a generally accepted idea that the divorce rate is on the increase, without any in depth consideration of what factors might influence the numbers.