I am a Partner in the Family Law team. I work in a sympathetic and fair way to achieve a positive result in difficult situations. I specialise in legal matters involving family companies, pensions, farming and the legal and medical professions.
My professional memberships: Family Arbitrator (MCIArb); Cheshire Collaborative Family Law Pod Liaison Officer; Advanced Member of Law Society Family Panel; Resolution Accredited Specialist in Advocacy and Children Matters; Secretary and Committee Member for Cheshire Resolution; Family Mediator and Collaborative Lawyer.
Joined SAS Daniels: 2013
What people say about me:
"Thank you for your excellent and highly efficient attention to my recent divorce. I was impressed that if I phoned, you invariably answer the phone yourself and emails were replied to equally quickly. I shall definitely recommend you to others." (SM, Chester)
"I'm glad that I went down the collaborative law path as your help and expertise has been invaluable, and has made the potential emotional issues minimal." (Chris Alexander)
"Empathy, understanding and contact out of hours were really valued. Overall very happy and impressed. Thank you." (IW, Wales)
A trained collaborative lawyer and mediator, she receives praise for her "fabulous ability to look at any situation and find a solution that is attractive to all parties." (Chambers and Partners, 2020)
Denise Woodward is a "very effective and very persuasive negotiator" with particular expertise in resolving financial disputes and children issues. (Legal 500, 2019)
Why I'm no ordinary professional:
I genuinely care about my clients and spend time trying to find solutions suitable for their particular needs.
A bit about me
What's the best place you've visited and why?
Abersoch because its very beautiful and I have many happy memories of time spent there with family and friends.
Do you have any hobbies and what are they?
Skiing, swimming, cooking, reading, entertaining family and friends and chess.
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