Denise Woodward

Denise Woodward

We are sad to announce the death of Denise Woodward, Consultant Solicitor, on 22nd April 2023.

Denise was a valued member of our Family Law Team and a hugely popular member of staff. Denise will be sorely missed by all her work colleagues and the legal fraternity in Chester and beyond.

Darlene Storrar, Managing Partner, says:

"Denise was an excellent Family Law Solicitor and a highly valued member of our team. Denise was dedicated to her work and her many clients and we will miss her enormously. Denise was always cheerful and engaging. Our thoughts are with her large supportive family at this very sad time."


Meet Holly Skelton

Job Title
Associate Solicitor

Family Law

Holly qualified as a solicitor in March 2018 and joined Storrar Cowdry from another Chester firm in August 2022. Holly is experienced in representing parents, grandparents and wider family members in private law, children disputes including Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issue Orders, Prohibited Steps Orders, Parental Responsibility and Special Guardianship Orders. Holly also has vast experience in matters relating to domestic abuse.

Holly’s  work includes:

  • Disputes about arrangements for children
  • Divorce and Judicial Separation
  • Negotiated financial settlements on divorce/separation
  • Financial proceedings
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Domestic abuse

Holly graduated with a 1st Class Law Degree and completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, Chester, achieving a Distinction.

Holly is a member of Resolution which is a professional body for family lawyers that promotes a constructive, compassionate, and conciliatory approach to family issues.