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The Dragon Hatcher: Meet the Characters: Merrilee Thorington

The Dragon Hatcher | A New Urban Fantasy Series | S. Marie Diegutis

WSPD Lawyer

Pets: A white raven called ‘Kit’.

Lives: London, Wales and France.

Relationship Status: Never Married

Releasing late 2021: A character in the first book ‘The Dragon Hatcher’ – an Urban Fantasy.

Merrilee Thorington, Barrister

One never asks a lady her age. Friends and colleagues call me ‘Merry’. Officers College in Camberley, serving twenty years as a Captain in the British Army Royal Horse Artillery, before going into Law.


M.A. from Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge

Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Research from Inns of Court School of Law/City University

Emmeline Pankhurst Prize & Harris Blues Prize from Lucy Cavendish College

MSSc from Queen’s University, Belfast

Entrance Exhibitor, Queen Mother’s Scholar and Benefactors Scholar at Middle Temple

Ninth Generation Cornovii Witch, specialising in Women’s welfare and midwifery.

Areas of Practice

  • Crime (Including Celtic Law)
  • Court Martial
  • Family (Including Tribal Law)
  • Family & Tribal Mediation
  • Public, Human & Tribal Rights


  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Welsh Society for the Protection and Reassignment of Dragons, Council Elder. (WSPRD)
  • Tribal Law Bar Association
  • Association of Woman Barristers
  • Affiliate Member of Resolution
  • Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR Exchange)
  • Family Mediation Association (FMA)

Author, Writer, Editor, Coach, Mother of Cats.

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