News article published on: 18th June 2007
Andrew Watson is the fourth member of Osbornes Family Department to achieve specialist status under the acclaimed Resolution scheme and joins Naomi Angell, Bridget Thompson and Mark Freedman who between them can now offer expert advice across a range of specialist areas. The Resolution accreditation scheme is the first accreditation scheme of its kind and is recognised as the most strigent test of expertise in particular areas of family law practice. Originally set up in 1999, the scheme is designed to help people who are facing a family breakdown to make an informed choice when deciding which lawyer to appoint. To become a Resolution accredited specialist, lawyers have to agree to uphold the Resolution code of practice and to have passed a written test demonstrating a breadth of knowledge of family law issues and specialist knowledge in at least two areas of family law.
Andrew, who qualified in 2001, has been at Osbornes since 1999. He has been accredited in the areas of Advanced Financial provision and Cohabitation.