Lucy is a family law specialist and has practiced in family law throughout her professional career. Her practice now spans all areas of family law with a particular emphasis on children work. She often acts in complex, multi-party or high conflict intractable private law disputes. In public law children cases she acts for parents, children, local authorities and extended family. Lucy has experience of handling cases cases involving suspected non-accidental injury, sexual abuse, neglect and domestic violence, where there are parental mental health, learning disability or capacity issues, concerns around substance abuse and addiction, and involving children with special educational needs and complex medical needs.
Lucy also has experience of child abduction work including Hague Convention, and international adoption matters.
Her practice also encompasses Pt IV Family Law Act injunctive work, including forced marriage.
In appropriate cases Lucy will undertake family work via direct public access
. Lucy is a qualified family mediator