Coodes boosts family team

L-R: Joanne Ellaway, Angela Briggs and Sarah Evans

Coodes Solicitors has welcomed two hires to its family law team.

Angela Briggs is a chartered legal executive and has joined the team from a well-regarded Plymouth firm.

Based at the Launceston office, she specialises in children and domestic abuse disputes and has strong links with local domestic abuse charities.

Joanne Ellaway is a solicitor of 16 years. She has been a resident in Cornwall since 2003, and previously worked for Cornwall Council in its legal team for over 12 years including in their children’s team, corporate governance team and commercial team.

Sarah Evans, partner and department manager, said: “The addition of Angela and Joanne has strengthened the team during a very busy period for us and we are delighted to have them.”