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Meet the team

Annette Woodall

Head of the Family Department


Annette has a wide experience in all matters relating to family breakdown, particularly in respect of financial matters. This includes dealing with complex financial claims, often involving substantial assets and pension issues. She has a firm and practical approach to achieving high levels of settlement and client satisfaction.

Her longstanding experience shines through in the effectiveness of her work and that of her team. Annette has specialised in family law for many years, having joined Brendan Fleming in 1984 before moving to head up a large family department at another firm in Solihull. Her return to Brendan Fleming Solicitors was welcomed throughout the company. She is a Member of Resolution (formerly Solicitors Family Law Association). Annette oversees all cases in the department.

Email: awoodall@brendanfleming.co.uk

Salvia Akram

Associate Solicitor in Private Family Law



Salvia has spent many years working in many different areas of the law from wills and probate, to conveyancing and civil disputes. Her passion has always been family law covering all areas in relation to divorce, financial and children.

She joined Brendan Fleming Solicitors in 2011 and is an Associate Solicitor. In addition to Divorce and Family work, Salvia also deals with injunctions and domestic violence applications and has a wealth of experience that you can take advantage of for your case.

E: salvia.akram@brendanfleming.co.uk

Julie Young

Family Law & Financial Matters Expert

Julie joined Brendan Fleming in January 2014, having previously worked for many years for a local Midlands Family Law practice. Julie has wide experience in matters relating to Family Law with a particular interest in financial matters.

Her aim is to achieve high-level settlements, together with providing the utmost support to her clients during a difficult time.

Email: Julie.young@brendanfleming.co.uk