New firm, McAlister Family law, has appointed Liz Cowell and Fiona Wood as partners.

Liz and Fiona were both previously partners at Pannone, prior to Slater & Gordon acquiring the firm.

Liz practices in all aspects of family law and has experience of cases involving inheritance issues, pre and post nuptial settlements and cohabitation agreements. She sits as a Deputy District Judge, practices as a Family Law Arbitrator and is a Member of the Law Society Family Law Panel. Liz is also a Member of the Institute of International Family Lawyers, which allows her to assist her clients residing abroad.

Fiona specialises in divorce cases where there are substantial and complex assets involved, often acting for business owners. She is accomplished at protecting assetsvto reduce the impact of the divorce on a business. She is recognised by The Legal 500.

Commenting on the appointments, firm leader Amanda McAlister said: ’It is great to be working with Liz and Fiona again. Both are dedicated to the provision of family law and I am delighted that they have decided to join McAlister Family Law.’

Liz added: ’I am thrilled to be part of McAlister Family Law and am very much looking forward to the future of the firm, shaping the provision of family law in the UK.’