Rachel Daniells – Director

Rachel qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and since then has specialised in Family Law. In that time she has acquired significant experience in all aspects of family proceedings.

Rachel was a Partner and Head of the Family Law team at a large regional law firm before starting her own firm. She is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and has been for over 20 years.

Rachel has acted for parents and children in all kinds of public law proceedings including care proceedings, contested adoptions, contact and child abduction over the last 20 years.

Rachel is also a member of Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for children.

Rachel Daniells
Tom Biggs Daniells Family Law Specialist Solicitors Taunton Somerset West Country

Tom Biggs – Director

Tom is a Solicitor-advocate. He began working in law in 2009, qualifying as a Solicitor in 2014. Tom worked at a local authority for six years, practicing family law before joining Daniells Family Law in 2022. Tom gained his Higher Rights qualification in 2020.

Tom primarily works within public law proceedings and has extensive experience in dealing with cases that include non-accidental injury, complex mental health, drug and alcohol addiction, deprivation of liberty, international law / removal from the jurisdiction, fabricated Illness, secure accommodation, adoption and special guardianship.

Tom also takes private law instructions and undertakes agency work for local authorities.

Jess Willetts

Jess has many years experience in Family Law. She joined the firm in 2016 having previously worked for a large regional law firm. Jess qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2017 and is working towards qualifying as a solicitor. She has a degree in Law.

Jess has experience helping parents with all aspects of children law, particularly where the Local Authority has concerns about a child. Jess also assists in private children proceedings relating to disputes involving children. She also has experience of Divorce and family breakdowns.

Jess Willetts Daniells Family Law Specialist Solicitors Taunton Somerset west County

Laura Daniells Family Law Specialist Solicitor Taunton Somerset West Country

Laura Daniells

Having obtained a first class honours degree in Psychology, with a focus on child psychology, Laura has worked at Daniells Family Law for several years with particular experience in child care law proceedings. Laura is working towards qualifying as a solicitor having passed the LPC with distinction in June 2022.

Rebecca Butler

Rebecca is an administrative assistant and has been with Daniells Family Law since 2018. She deals with the daily management of the office together with finance administration work.

Rebecca is the first port of call for new and existing clients.