Annabel is building a broad practice which reflects the range of chambers’ expertise. She welcomes instructions across the full spectrum of family law.
She regularly represents clients at all levels of proceedings and has appeared independently at all levels up to and including the High Court.
Family finance & property
Annabel has a particular interest in financial remedy disputes and regularly represents clients across at all stages of financial remedy proceedings including applications for variation, enforcement and interim relief.
Her experience includes cases involving allegations of non-disclosure, analysis of company accounts, sham transactions and jurisdictional disputes.
She also acts and advises in cases involving financial provision for children under Schedule 1, and TOLATA.
Annabel combines a forensic approach with confident advocacy and clear advice. She welcomes instructions for advisory work, representation and drafting as required.
Children (private law)
Annabel regularly represents across the range of private children law. Her experience includes handling in cases with allegations of abuse against parents and issues of parental alienation and intractable contact.
She has a particular interest in applications for permission to relocate with children, and has represented parents in applications for relocation both internationally and within this jurisdiction.
In addition, Annabel has experience throughout her pupillage across the range of proceedings in the sphere of public children’s law.
Children (public law)
Annabel has experience throughout her pupillage across the range of proceedings in the sphere of public children law.
Domestic violence & injunctions
Annabel regularly represents and advises in applications under the Family Law Act on behalf of both applicants and respondents.
Divorce and matrimonial proceedings
Annabel accepts instructions in divorce and matrimonial issues including defended divorces and contested applications for Decree Absolute.
She has experience in cases in which divorce is sought in the context of allegations of sham marriage, and has appeared for a wife in a case concerning the Queen’s Proctor.
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