Everys Solicitors is pleased to announce three new associate promotions effective as of 1st January, 2019. Emma Gray, Emma Benyon-Tinker and Kris Seed have all received their promotions as recognition of their dedication to the firm and their hard work.

Emma Gray, a solicitor in the Private Client team based in Honiton, has been with Everys since 2017.  She is Regional Co-ordinator of the Devon & Cornwall Group of Solicitors for the Elderly and invests substantial time in ensuring that individuals are encouraged to seek professional advice from qualified solicitors who are happy to work with other experts, such as accountants and financial advisers for the better good of their clients. Emma is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, Solicitors for the Elderly and the Private Client section of the Law Society. Emma’s work encompasses the full spectrum of Private Client services with a particular emphasis on elderly and vulnerable adults, such as individuals with terminal illnesses and young adults with disabilities.

Emma Benyon-Tinker is an experienced Family Law solicitor who has practised family law exclusively for 20 years.  Emma, who has recently moved to the Honiton office, has been with Everys since 2016 and specialises in resolving all family disputes, including divorce, civil partnership dissolution, financial issues, cohabitation disputes, pre-nuptial agreements, domestic abuse and all children’s issues.  Emma is a trained collaborative lawyer, mediator and Resolution Accredited Specialist whose focus is always on minimising the damage caused by relationship breakdowns and on the protection of children.

Kris Seed has been with the firm since 2016 and is a member of our Family Law team working out of the Exeter office. She has over 25 years’ experience advising on all matters relating to divorce and the consequential financial separation (including advising family businesses and farm owners on the protection of assets from the impact of relationship breakdown), co-habitee disputes including pre and post nuptial agreements, and claims under the Trusts of land and Appointment of Trustees Act.

She also specialises in all matters relating to children. Kris is a founder member of the Exeter family Court Clinic which assists litigants who attend court without representation – an organisation approved and supported by members of the judiciary.

Commenting on the promotions, James Griffin, Managing Partner, said: “We have a culture of recognising and promoting talent within the ranks, and both Emmas and Kris have shown a level of professionalism and commitment, coupled with their commitment to go above and beyond what is expected of them, which makes their promotions fully deserved. We are delighted to have such dedicated lawyers as members of the Everys family and we congratulate them on their promotions.”

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