Sarah joined Ratcliffe and Bibby in December 1997 after completing her training contract in family law at another local firm.
Sarah is the head of our family department. She covers divorce and domestic violence but specialises in problems concerning Children. Sarah is an accredited member of the Resolution Panel (formerly Solicitors Family Law Association). She is also a member of the Law Societies Children Panel in Lancaster, a qualification which allows her to represent Children at Court. Sarah's extensive knowledge and experience enables her to confidently advise and guide her clients through what can be an extremely difficult period in their lives.
Outside of work Sarah enjoys keeping fit, recently running 2 half marathons to raise money for local charities. She also enjoys skiing, swimming and most other sports although mainly as a spectator!
Wendy Joined Ratcliffe & Bibby in September 2014 having moved to this area permanently two years ago. Having previously served in the military, working for the legal division of the Army, she decided to enter the legal profession and qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive Advocate.
Wendy is a member of Resolution and covers all aspects of family law, specialising in divorce, domestic violence, private law children matters and public law and financial settlement. She also advocates on all her matters if required at court which provides continuity to the case for the client.
Wendy also advises people who wish to enter into pre nuptial and post nuptial agreements and deeds of separation.
In her free time she enjoys to play golf and hopes she will continue to improve her game, enjoys walking although an injury limits her distance and she enjoys watching nearly all sports.
Having worked for a local firm of solicitors for a number of years alongside Sarah Carr, Jenny joined Ratcliffe and Bibby in 1997. Jenny has worked with Sarah throughout her career gaining skills that enable her to assist and advise clients with their problems.
Jenny qualified as a para-legal in January 2009 with a qualification in all aspects of Family Law and is often the first port of call for clients seeking advice, taking initial information and thereafter assisting clients in ensuring their matter is dealt with satisfactorily. Jenny often prepares matters for court and attends with barristers when instructed.
Outside of work Jenny enjoys walking and spending time with her family.