How can I help you?
I have practised family law exclusively since qualifying as a solicitor in 2004. I help a range of clients achieve solutions to legal disputes arising out of relationship breakdown.
I specialise in advising on the financial implications of starting a new relationship and on ending a relationship. I also specialise in dealing with the impact family breakups have on children. I have a particular specialism in dealing with complex financial issues, involving businesses, farms or trust structures (both nationally and internationally). I also deal with Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Co-habitation disputes and proceedings concerning children.
Delivering what you really need
I am the Head of the Family Department at Tees and lead a team of specialist family lawyers across all our offices. Our team is highly experienced and able to offer a full range of different processes to achieve solutions including collaborative law, mediation and arbitration; this means we can help you avoid long and painful disputes without compromising your position. Given the wide range of experience within the department, I am able to consider tailoring the best approach for your individual needs and specific circumstances.
I am proud of the team and the dedicated approach we employ in order to look after our clients. We understand you need an experienced lawyer backed up by a team who will be compassionate, understanding, insightful, highly professional and fiercely supportive to advise and guide you; that is exactly what we provide.
What else should you know?
I am a member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association) and a Resolution Accredited Specialist Family Lawyer specialising in financial and children disputes. I am also a Collaboratively trained lawyer, having successfully collaborated a significant number of collaborative cases for clients.