Care Proceedings Associate Solicitor
Lidia is a Solicitor in our Care Proceedings team based in Leeds. Her prime role is representing parents and other family members when the Local Authority becomes involved in their family life. This includes advising on Pre-Proceeding involvement and representing in Child Care Proceedings if matters are brought to Court.
Lidia’s main areas of expertise are in Children Law and Family Law. Lidia has spent the majority of her career representing vulnerable people, through Legal Aid in the Castleford, Leeds and surrounding areas.
Lidia joined Simpson Millar in October 2018, bringing with her six years’ experience of working in Family Law.
She obtained her LLB Law degree from the University of Leicester, then completed the postgraduate Legal Practice Course at BPP University, Leeds.
Professional Memberships & Accreditations
Lidia has been an accredited member of the Law Society Family Law Advanced Panel since March 2017, and received Children Panel Accreditation in March 2020.
Interests outside of work
Lidia enjoys baking, binge-watching box sets and spending time with her family and friends.
She is also a keen (but not good) runner and completed her first marathon in October 2018. She has also run the London Marathon.