About the blog

Gillian-Balmer-SumnerHello and welcome to our very first blog. Introductions first-my name is Gillian Balmer-Sumner and I’ve been a solicitor for over 14 years specialising in Family Law and Litigation. I live in Cheshire with my husband, our seven year old son, 1 large, mad, golden retriever, 2 goldfish and a cross-eyed black cat.

I run the family department at Easy Reach Legal™ which is the online trading name for Blunts Solicitors.

The aim of the blog is to provide you with some helpful information. I’m going to be running the blog so there will be lots of posts on the areas of family  but some of our other lawyers will also be posting on their areas of specialism such as commercial property, employment, conveyancing and wills and probate.

I also intend to post about everyday things that occur where it’s useful to have some basic legal information.

Rules of the blog

Nothing in this blog is intended to be taken as legal advice. You might think that the facts apply to your particular circumstances, but they almost certainly don’t and we can’t accept any responsibility for any reliance you may place upon its contents.

The information contained in the blog is as up to date and accurate as possible but please do not take it as authoritative as the law frequently changes and the content of the blog can become obsolete and outdated.

I very much hope you enjoy the blog and find it useful. If there is any particular topic that you’d like us to cover then please email us at with your suggestions.

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