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Meet The Dispute Resolution Team

Emma Cornell

Head of Dispute Resolution
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Emma Cornell joined Taylor Bracewell as our Head of Dispute Resolution in January 2016. Having qualified as a Solicitor in 2004, she worked her way up from Associate Solicitor to Partner in her previous firm. Emma brings extensive and varied experience, including having worked on numerous contested probate cases and general litigation cases that progressed to Appeal at the High Court. She has also worked on complex Personal Injury cases, including a double fatality case.

Robert Clarke

Solicitor
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Robert Clarke joined our Dispute Resolution team as a Compensation Solicitor in January 2016 to handle Personal Injury cases. He brings excellent Personal Injury and Consumer Disputes experience from his previous role at L A Steel Solicitors. Robert is dedicated and passionate about helping people in their time of need. He takes real pride in getting to know each client so he can be confident in identifying what they need, and can maximise the compensation they rightly deserve from any dispute. That's why his clients have scored him 5 stars out of 5 on Vouched For (www.vouchedfor.co.uk), the comparison website for professional services, making him the only Civil Litigation/Personal Injury Solicitor in Doncaster with such a rating.

Paul Hayhurst

Dispute Resolution Solicitor
01302 965 252
Paul specialises in all manner of commercial disputes and brings over 12 years' experience to Taylor Bracewell. He can assist clients with commercial property disputes as well as disputes involving directors, shareholders and partnerships. He recently worked on a case involving an international shareholder dispute. This was the first case heard following the change in the European law on jurisdiction and went to the Court of Appeal. Paul is excited to join Taylor Bracewell and be a part of 'a great team that puts client satisfaction first.' He enjoys variety and challenge within his work and achieving great results for clients who thought all hope was lost.

Elizabeth Birkinshaw

Paralegal
01302 244 878
Lizzie specialises in personal injury claims. She graduated from Lincoln University in 2010 with a degree in Criminology and Journalism, then started doing Ilex in 2012 after working at firm of solicitors and developing an interest in law. She enjoys personal injury because it is helping people who have been injured through no fault of their own. She was drawn to Taylor Bracewell because it is a firm which takes care of both its staff members and clients. Outside of work Lizzie is a football fan and has a season ticket for Rotherham United. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends and eating out.

Diane Hanks

Secretary
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Diane has been with the firm since 1986 when she joined Ward Bracewell as a secretary in the matrimonial department and is now secretary to our Managing Partner. Diane has lived in Doncaster for 31 years after moving from Chesterfield following her marriage. She enjoys swimming, reading and travelling with her most recent trip being Orlando Florida.
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