Resolution announces new officers

04 Apr 2006

At its AGM in Bournemouth on Friday 31st March, Resolution members elected a new Chairman, Vice Chairman, Deputy Vice Chairman and Secretary.

Andrew Greensmith, a partner at Dickson Haslam in Preston, was elected Chairman. Andrew has been Vice Chairman for the past year and has led Resolution’s response to the Clementi review. A graduate of Lancaster University, Andrew has been a solicitor since 1986. He is trained in all issues of family law and is a Collaborative Family Lawyer.

Andrew said, “I am thrilled to have been elected Chairman of Resolution at a time when so much is changing on the legal landscape. It is my intention to lead Resolution through the challenges that lie ahead and ensure that Resolution is regarded as the home for family lawyers.”

Jane McCulloch, a partner at Prince McCulloch in Chesterfield, was elected Vice Chairman having been Deputy Vice Chairman for the past year. Jane previously chaired Resolution’s Domestic Abuse Committee, served as a member of Resolution’s Domestic Violence Advisory Group and has been a member of the Legal Aid Committee for several years.

Godfrey Freeman, a partner at Morecrofts in Liverpool, was elected Deputy Vice Chairman having served as Resolution’s Secretary for the past year. Godfrey was Chairman of Resolution’s Legal Aid Committee for many years and is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Committee.

Nick Longford partner in long established Newmarket firm Rustons & Lloyd was elected Secretary. Nick has been Chairman of the Cambridgeshire & West Suffolk Regional Committee for five years having been a member of that Committee since it was formed in 1989. He was elected to the National Committee in 2005 and has Chaired the Domestic Abuse Committee for the last year and served on the Department of Constitutional Affairs Domestic Violence Advisory Group.