All aspects of Family Law but predominantly divorce and finance cases and pensions, including high net worth matters. She is one of only a few specially trained Collaborative Family Lawyers in Cumbria, her expertise and pragmatism is highly regarded across the region.


Viv qualified as a solicitor in 1986 at the time she joined Bendles. Viv is a member of the Law Society Family Law Accreditation Scheme, an Accredited Specialist member of Resolution, with specialities in complex financial remedies and pensions. She became a Partner with the firm in 1987 until 2015 when she became a Consultant.


Vis is married with a daughter and resides in rural Cumbria. Her interests include good food, wine, good friends and Jeff Lynne and ELO, preferably live in concert.

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