Jenna Ellison receives the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation

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We’re happy to announce that Jenna Ellison, a solicitor and head of our family law department has received the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation

What is the Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation?

The Law Society’s Children Law Accreditation is a recognised quality standard for practitioners representing children in children law proceedings.

The accreditation covers all types of children law work and is recognised by the Legal Aid Agency.

It’s a way for clients and professionals (such as guardians) to choose a qualified practitioner when a child needs representation.

About Jenna Ellison

Jenna Ellison, a solicitor and head of our family law department re-joined Burd Ward Solicitors in 2022 having initially trained with us back in 2015.

A lecturer and author, Jenna brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge from her previous experience working in a city firm to the Family department. Jenna has previously represented both males and females who have been victims of domestic violence and has supported them obtaining orders to protect not only their own safety, but that of their children and home.

Jenna is also very experienced in dealing with Private law proceedings where there is a dispute between the parents regarding where the children should live and when they should spend time with the non resident parent. Jenna’s experience representing children have allowed her to assist both parents come to a child focused arrangement. Jenna has also had experience acting for both Fathers and Mothers when children have not been returned and offers an approach that is timely and professional.

For assistance in all aspects of of family law please contact Jenna Ellison on 0151 639 8273 or by emailing her directly at

Nadya Makarova makes the front page of Liverpool Law Society magazine

Congratulations to our own Nadya Makarova, who made the front page of the Liverpool Law Society magazine, August edition. You can read the latest issue online here.

About Nadya Makarova

Nadya joined Burd Ward in November 2021 and heads our property team. With over 20 years’ experience dealing various property transactions including sales, purchases and refinancing as well as complex titles, high value transactions, first registrations and lease matters. Being bilingual, Nadya is able to assist clients from many Eastern European countries in addition to the local clients.

Nadya also handles some commercial property matters. If you would like Nadya to assist you in your Conveyancing transaction please call us on 0151 639 8273 or email her directly at