Bethany is a solicitor in the family law department at Stephensons and is primarily based in our Wigan office.
Bethany joined Stephensons upon graduating from university in September 2014. She joined the firm as a graduate paralegal and has spent the majority of her time at Stephensons within the family department. Bethany secured a training contract with Stephensons in September 2017 and spent 18 months of her 2 year training contact within the family team under the supervision of Amanda Rimmer and Victoria Gethin.
Bethany qualified as a solicitor within the department in September 2019.
Bethany has accrued considerable experience in children matters and in relation to domestic abuse since joining the firm.
Bethany specialises in the following:
- Child arrangements
- Social services involvement - pre-proceedings and care proceedings
- Protection from domestic abuse
Bethany has represented parents in negotiating arrangements and also within court proceedings concerning arrangements for their children. Bethany has represented parents, extended family members and local authorities within pre-proceedings and in care proceedings.
Bethany has experience within children matters, domestic abuse, divorce and financial matters.
Bethany’s work is now focused primarily on children matters both private law (issues relating to children where there is a dispute between parents) and public law (issues relating to children involving the local authority/social services). Bethany has worked on children cases involving significant allegations of domestic abuse, issues relating to drugs and alcohol, mental health issues, cases with an international element including applications to relocate and cases involving allegations of non-accidental injuries,
Bethany has successfully obtained urgent orders in order to ensure the protection and safety of victims of domestic abuse. Bethany has also successfully obtained urgent orders to ensure the safety of children.
What our clients say
"I have used Stephenson’s for the past 5 years during an ongoing case over a child arrangement order. They have been fantastic throughout and it has not been an easy ride but we got the best result in the end. Bethany and Emma are amazing and are always check in to ensure I am ok not just with the case but in general as well. I would recommend then to anyone." - View from a satisfied client
"Stephensons were amazing! When I felt like I’d lost everything they turned everything around for me in a very professional and speedy manor. I can not thank Bethany enough for her kindness, understanding and compassion she showed me. Thank you so much for everything." - feedback from a client
"I haven’t got enough words of appreciation for Stephensons. They’ve helped me obtain a non-molestation order and they’ve provided an excellent service all the way through by having excellent communication skills and a friendly but professional approach. I warm-heartedly recommend Stephensons, they’ve got an amazing team behind, special thanks (and from all my heart to Bethany Corday, Gemma Crooper and Karen Waddilove." - feedback from a client
"She was extremely helpful and clearly had an excellent rapport with the client." - feedback from a barrister
"Adam and Bethany took us at our pace through LPA and the house trust process, they were helpful and kept us up to date at all stages I would not hesitate on recommending them." - feedback from a client assisted by Bethany as a trainee solicitor in the Wills and Probate department