Lucy is a Senior Associate in the Family team.
Lucy is renowned for her expertise in both financial matters and child law.
Lucy has obtained the Law Society Advanced Accreditation in complex financial settlement and children cases. Lucy is also a Member of Resolution and committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes.
With over 14 years’ experience in family law, Lucy is able to support clients with the resolution of their divorce and on related financial issues including pensions, businesses and pre-acquired marital wealth. She also supports co-habiting couples, who need help to resolve a dispute following their separation.
With extensive experience in child arrangement related matters in family disputes, Lucy supports on issues such as residence, contact, prohibited steps, specific issue orders and leave to remove cases. She has worked on complex cases including those with an international dimension and local authority involvement.
Examples of how Lucy has supported clients include:
- getting a shared care order in relation to the time spent by a father with his children, in a case involving parental alienation by the mother;
- obtaining a leave to remove order for child to be taken out of the jurisdiction to live abroad; and
- securing an advantageous financial settlement for a client, in circumstances where her un-matched financial contributions were ‘ring-fenced’ by the court.
- advising on complex financial issues involving pensions and pre-acquired marital wealth