Team CHL

Get to know the CHL team!

Joanne

Lead Senior Paralegal

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Joanne qualified as a solicitor in 2006 after completing her training contract at a large city firm in Newcastle Upon Tyne.  She then relocated to Wales whereby she specialised in Family Law for 10 years.  Her main areas of expertise focused on Child Arrangements Orders, Domestic violence cases and Divorce and Ancillary Relief Proceedings.

As a qualified solicitor she was solely responsible for a large caseload that she ran from beginning to end.  She has numerous years experience in drafting court applications, statements and advocacy in all family matters.

Due to her own family circumstances, Jo Hammond took time away from practice in order to raise her family.  In 2016 she moved with her family to France, where she remains, and has decided to return to the law and wishes to assist clients as a paralegal by working for CHL remotely.

 

During her many years of practice Jo dedicated herself to ensuring her clients were dealt with efficiently, promptly and in a friendly approachable manner.  

Client feedback for Jo:

Absolutely first class service in dealing with my case I can not recommend highly enough you will not be disappointed - I had a mountain to climb and was overwhelmed by what I was facing but nothing was too much trouble and very professional throughout - first class.

Another client says:
Court Help Limited is an excellent company assisting in a very friendly, committed and effective way people like myself who are thrown into deep and drowning waters of the UK legal system. Mr Vik the CHL Director became personally involved, albeit outside normal working hours, in order to accommodate their legal support service provision for me. And Ms Joanne, an experienced legal expert, diligently and quickly provided me with a legal document ready to submit to the court, despite me requesting their help at a short notice. Definitely, First Choice Company to go to for legal assistance!

 

Preeti

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 Senior Paralegal Consultant

Preeti Kaur is an experienced paralegal, who has assisted many of our clients at Court Hearings.

 

Attending and assisting clients at court is one of the key specialities of Preeti's skills. When Granted Right Of Audience Preeti is a fierce advocate for her clients. With the ability to think quickly, backed by her knowledge of Family Law, contested hearings with Fact Finding Preeti is formidable support for any Litigant In Person.

 

Preeti has first-hand knowledge and exposure in Family Law Matters, including Child Arrangement Orders, Relocation, Non-Molestation Defence Cases and multiple day Fact-Finding hearings. She has assisted a litigant in an incredibly complex case with a multiple-day fact finding hearing, and when she earned herself Right of Audience she proved to be a successful speaker for her client.

Preeti's compassion for other human beings and her ethics of care for others is above and beyond many.

Preeti has been granted the Right of Audience in Family Law multi-day Fact-Finding Hearing and has supported many of our clients successfully in the court hearings in Family Law matters.

Before taking on Family Law, Preeti has had ten years of experience in the corporate world working as a Customer Services Manager being praised by our clients for her excellent support by providing both empathy and reliable assistance to her clients.

 

Preeti will always take the time to listen to her clients patiently and discuss their matters in detail. She suggests how they can be resolved, what application needs to be made, and whether the court's urgent intervention may be required. Preeti dedicates herself to  supporting her clients, and ensures she is available at times often outside of working hours to ensure a positive experience for them. She brings a constant stream of energy to the team.

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Client feedback for Preeti:

"I would like to say thank you to Katie, and Preeti assisted for all the service. They have helped me with the child arrangement, maintenance, financial issues that I was dealing with in my family case. I recommend this service 5 stars for very Professional, Supportive, Cost-effective, Great customer service highly recommend.

Thank you again."

Another client says:

"Preeti Kaur was my life saver in my most stressful moments, when I was confronted with a court order and had no idea what to do. Being falsely accused and mentally distressed, Preeti’s kind and calm words of encouragement and support was invaluable! And her support won me a court adjournment, so we can now properly prepare for the hearing.
Thanks so much Preeti!"

 
 

Zaynah

Senior Paralegal

Zaynah is our senior paralegal and who aspires to become a solicitor specialising in Family Law. Zaynah did her undergraduate degree at Brunel University and completed her Legal Practice Course at City University in London.

Zaynah has assisted litigants in Family Law Matters such as Child Contact and Injunction proceedings. 

In her four years of Family Law experience, she has accumulated extensive knowledge in Child Contact Proceedings, Non-Molestation Orders and Occupation Orders. Additionally, Zaynah has also worked on Special Guardianship Orders, contact applications for grandparents, appeals,

variations & cases regarding International Child Abduction. Zaynah has attended court on several matters to assist litigants as a McKenzie friend and provide them with guidance and support.

Zaynah has also been in a supervisory role where she has trained and managed staff to ensure the smooth running of the company and positive outcomes for her clients. At Court Help Limited, Zaynah will be leading the junior paralegals in her team.

Zaynah is understanding, compassionate and will always go above and beyond to do her best to ensure that she achieves the best possible results for her clients. She is always eager and ready to go the extra mile to make sure her clients receive the best possible care and service.

Client feedback for Zaynah:

"...Zaynah at Court Help Limited have been with me through my nightmare throughout. They have gone above and beyond, and helped me in so many ways. I am truly grateful for all the hard work they put in. Thank you!

Another client says:

" My divorce solicitor wanted an astronomical amount to process a Non-molestation order and Occupation Order. I looked around and found this company. Being used to dealing with solicitors who couldnt be any more impartions and matter of fact, this was a breath of fresh air. From the moment I first spoke to them I felt like someone for the first time actually cared.

 

Vikas spoke with me first and was genuinely helpful and concerned for my welfare and made me feel immediately that they had my back and would help.

 

Zaynah dealt with most of the work from that point onwards and again was extremely helpful, guiding me through every step of the process.

 

I cannot recommend this company enough. Thank you"

Juliet

Senior Paralegal

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Juliet is an experienced Paralegal Consultant who deals with various Family Law cases.

Her experience includes Child Arrangement Orders, Non-Molestation Cases, Ancillary Relief Applications through to Settlement/ final Order, Divorce, Settlement Agreements and on grant of permission, has carried out her own advocacy at the County Courts and before the Magistrates Courts in Non-Molestation and Child Arrangements Order matters.

Juliet is passionate about Family Law and always strives to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients. She also ensures that her client's cases are dealt with effectively, timely and in a cost-effective manner.

Juliet has high work ethics and would work outside the normal office hours to ensure that the client legal deliverables are completed timely.