New role for law specialist 

A FAMILY law specialist has been appointed to the Family Justice Council.

Claire Webb, a mediator and founder of Portsmouth firm Mediation Now, will explore particular issues within family law in her new role at the Family Justice Council, which promotes an inter-disciplinary approach to family justice.

Claire, who has a career in family law of more than 25 years, was encouraged by colleagues to apply when a vacancy was announced in September.