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Gabrielle Dugan

Family Law & Divorce Solicitor (Manchester)

Gabrielle Dugan is a Family Law & Divorce Solicitor at Co-op Legal Services based in Manchester.

For initial legal advice about Family Law or Divorce call 03306069626 or contact us and we will help you.

Gabrielle deals with many aspects of matrimonial and family law including Prenuptial Agreements, Divorce, Clean Break and Consent Orders, Court Orders and Child Arrangements.

Gabrielle is dedicated to providing a professional level of service whilst compassionately assisting her clients through their legal matters. Family law is often a highly emotive area and Gabrielle uses a client focused approach to ensure that she is best reflecting the wishes of her clients.

Gabrielle advises on matrimonial law, child arrangements and financial arrangements, and maintains excellent communication with clients so that she has a full understanding of her client's needs throughout Court proceedings.

Gabrielle will always attempt to reach an agreement between parties prior to issuing proceedings. When it is necessary to issue legal proceedings, she will proactively acquire all the necessary information to meet upcoming deadlines and passionately prepare her client's case.

Case Studies

Successfully represented a wife who issued divorce proceedings, and sought protection from an abusive partner by issuing a Non-Molestation Order.

Successfully represented a mother who wanted to relocate with two young children. Although the father initially did not agree to the move, the mother was granted permission by the Courts following an application for a Specific Issue Order.

Successfully represented a father who had no access to his child when he initially instructed Gabrielle. She drafted his Child Arrangements Application and prepared the documents for his Court hearing. After the first hearing, the father had weekly visits and by the end of the proceedings, had been granted overnight stays.

Successfully issued divorce proceedings against a husband who refused to return the Acknowledgment of Service during divorce proceedings but who confirmed receipt by email. Gabrielle acquired permission from the Court to have the documents that had been sent by email deemed as served, in order for the divorce proceedings to continue. During the Financial Arrangements, Gabrielle secured a Court Order for the transfer of the matrimonial home into the sole name of her client.

Career History

After graduating from the University of Nottingham, Gabrielle studied the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, London. In 2016, she completed her training contract and qualified as a Solicitor in a North West London law firm. She joined Co-op Legal Services in Manchester in 2017.

Professional Memberships

Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

Law Society

Resolution

When Not Working

Gabrielle has a passion for photography and lifestyle blogging. She enjoys travelling, spending time with family, and considers herself an amateur film critic.

Gabrielle makes every effort to take part in charity fundraising as often as possible. In previous years she has worked pro-bono hours, taken part in Will Aid, donated blood and run the Race for Life... twice.

For initial legal advice call our Family Law Solicitors on 03306069626 or contact us online and we will call you.

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