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."


Solicitor Janet Baines joins Storrar Cowdry’s family and matrimonial team

24 February, 2014

Solicitor Janet Baines joins Storrar Cowdry’s formidable family and matrimonial team.

Janet, who is highly regarded by clients and peers alike and is a qualified Mediator, Collaborative Lawyer and trained Arbitrator in family matters, joins from local firm Walker Smith Way.

Darlene Storrar, Senior Partner at Storrar Cowdry Solicitors, said: “We are delighted Janet has joined us. This represents a real coup for us, and further demonstrates our reputation as being the “go-to” firm for family and matrimonial advice in Cheshire.”

Storrar Cowdry is one of the most recognised legal firms in Cheshire and is based in Chester city centre, offering a full range of legal services.

Janet has over 30 years’ experience as a matrimonial law specialist.  She deals with all areas of family law but specialises in financial matters following divorce.  Janet will be mainly advising on:-

  • Divorce
  • Negotiating and settling financial claims on divorce/separation
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Child Arrangements
  • Conducting and dealing with Family Court applications in the High Court and County Court
  • Collaborative Law

To contact Solicitor Janet Baines or another member of our Family Team you can reach us by telephone on 01244 400 567 during office hours or by sending an email to

Solicitor Janet Baines

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