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Catrin is a highly experienced solicitor specialising in family & matrimonial law. Having graduated from Keele University in Staffordshire with a BA Hons in Law & English, Catrin went on to study at the College of Law, Chester before pursuing her chosen career path of becoming a solicitor and joined Peter Lynn & Partners in 2006.

Oct 31 2017

Peter Lynn and Partners Supports Team at the Horse of the Year Show, 2017.

We were proud to sponsor six girls aged between 11-15 from Banwen Pony Club who recently competed in the Prince Philip Mounted games cup competition at the Horse of the Year show (HOYS) in the NEC.

Sophie Scully,15, Isabelle Lynch 15, Lowri Jones 12, Mackenzie Norton- Phibben 11, Cerys Bowden 13, Jess Smith 12, and trainer, Mr Alun Whitney battled it out every day against five other teams at the prestigious event.

Partner at Peter Lynn and Partners Catrin Stephens commented “The girls beat 250 other teams from all over the UK to win their place at HOYS. They were winners of the Royal Welsh Mounted Games competition and also won at the Pony Club National Championships in Cheshire in August, and while they didn’t get the podium finish they would have liked, it was a huge achievement to get there in the first place”.

The girls were the only Welsh team…

Jan 5 2017

Communicating With Children About Divorce

Divorce is often painful and difficult for adults and even more so for children.

For all ages of child, the ability to communicate their own feelings can be extremely challenging especially when their parents are going through their own stressful process of grief and pain.

All Children, will need caring, supportive parents to help them understand, name and navigate their feelings, which can include sadness, anger, confusion, anxiety, fear and guilt among others.

If possible, parents should try to “park” their differences and communicate with their children about the divorce together in a manner that the child can understand.  Repeated reinforcement that…

Sep 20 2016


Swansea based law firm Peter Lynn and Partners have sponsored the Under 14 Welsh Mounted Games team at the recent 2106 European Championships in Luhmuhlen, Germany.

The team, who placed 4th overall, were made up of Izzy Lynch, Georgia Griffiths, Ebony Williams, Autumn Williams, Cayli Herbert and Phoebe Yorath.

Catrin Stephens, Partner and Family Law specialist at the firm commented “we were proud to sponsor the team and help in their success as the trip was a fantastic experience for all involved”.

The sponsorship is the latest in series of sports based activities for the leading law firm who place sport at…

Mar 22 2016


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No Fault Divorce is a Divorce in which the dissolution of a marriage does not require a showing of wrongdoing by either party.

In the UK, there is only one ground for Divorce – that the marriage has irretrievably broken down, but that has to be supported by one of five facts:-

  1. Unreasonable behaviour
  2. Two years separation with the Respondent’s consent.
  3. Desertion for continuous period of at least two years
  4. Five years separation
  5. Adultery of Respondent

The No Fault Divorce bill was introduced to Parliament on the 13th October 2015. It will be given its…

Oct 28 2013

Support for Recent Mumbles Fashion Week

Swansea-based legal firm Peter Lynn and Partners has spoken of their delight in sponsoring and supporting the recent Mumbles Fashion Week.

Mumbles Fashion Week, which took place earlier this month, is an important event in every self-respecting fashionista’s diary and one that showcases the latest and greatest from boutiques throughout the area. Celebrating its third year at the forefront of the local community and the local fashion scene, Mumbles Fashion Week has fast become an iconic event. This year was no exception as boutiques presented collections packed with inspiration for the upcoming autumn/winter season.

Known for preventing legal problems and offering…

Jul 14 2013

Divorce-Police and Fire service

No doubt due to the particular stresses of their work these professions suffer a higher divorce rate than others. Specialist knowledge of their specific circumstances, assets and pensions is vital for those advising parties involving such workers.

Catrin Stephens has over 20 years of such specialist knowledge and handles cases sensitively and cost effectively.

If you are involved in a divorce or relationship breakdown as or with a police officer or fire officer call Catrin on 01792 450010


Feb 20 2012

Supporting Sports in the Local Community

Neath Branch - The Pony Club

Peter Lynn and Partners take pride in the fact that they contribute and sponsor a wide range of sporting clubs throughout South West Wales. One of those includes Neath Pony Club. Catrin Stephens a Family Law Solicitor based at the SA1 Head Office is actively involved in the club.

Catrin is a keen horse rider and her two children compete regularly for Neath Pony Club in the Mounted Games category. The Pony Club is an International Voluntary Youth Organisation for young people interested in ponies and riding.  It currently has 50,000 young members in the UK.