Marie Gorton

Where/when you studied:

All Hallows High School, Preston 1998-2003

Runshaw College 2003-2005

CILEx Law School 2006-2010 and 2012-2016

BPP University 2016-2017      

Professional expertise before joining the firm:

I qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2012 and have spent 11 years working in the family department of a Lancashire based firm

When you joined the firm:

September 2017

Department responsibilities (within the firm):

Chartered Legal Executive in the Family Department

Areas of special legal expertise:

I advise on all areas of family law including divorce, judicial separation, civil partnership dissolution and financial matters arising out of separation. I also advise on cases involving children (both private and public law) and cases involving domestic abuse, including applications for emergency injunctions.

Committees or organisations (to support the claim of specialist legal expertise):

Name: Marie Gorton

Position: Chartered Legal Executive

Where educated: CILEx Law School and BPP University

First job: Waitress  

Hobbies: Irish dancing, cycling

Favourite food: Thai  

Favourite film: Titanic

Favourite group/artist: Beatles  

Ultimate holiday destination: Australia   

Favourite sport/team: Formula 1

Favourite book: Harry Potter

Likes: Dogs, Downton Abbey, 90s music, shoes

Dislikes: Cats, football, Justin Beiber

Personal ambition: To cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats