Solicitor and Principal
After studying Law at Cambridge University, I went on to train at a well-known firm of solicitors in Suffolk and I qualified as a Solicitor in 2008. I was made a partner of the firm in 2012.
My clients tell me that I am friendly, approachable and that I explain complex issues carefully. I give efficient and cost effective advice in relation to the financial issues in relationship breakdowns, and I have a real understanding of how difficult such situations can be. I always aim to offer a sympathetic approach no matter what your personal circumstances are.
As a member of Resolution, I follow a Code of Practice in family law matters which means I always aim to resolve disputes in a non-confrontational way.
In my spare time, I enjoy playing and watching tennis. I am a regular visitor to the cinema and theatre. I am an Ambassador and Friend of the Theatre Royal, Norwich and a member of the Supporters' Circle at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. I have also retained my links with my college and I am the President of the Lucy Cavendish College Alumnae Association at Cambridge University.
After studying Law at the University of East Anglia, I started work in 2013 as a Legal Assistant at RAF Lakenheath assisting US airman with powers of attorney, notarising documents and I provided guidance on UK legal matters. I am therefore familiar with the United States Air Force (USAF) Military Law and practices.
I started at Julie McDonald Family Law in January 2016 as a Legal Secretary. In this role I perform secretarial and administrative duties as well as processing court forms, letters and documents. I am always happy to assist with any client enquiries and I hope to do so in a timely and efficient manner. I have received positive feedback on my caring and sympathetic nature.
In my spare time, I enjoy going on countryside and beach walks with my toddler and Miniature Schnauzer. I also enjoy watching Rugby and regularly support Cambridge Rugby Club.