Rachel is a senior solicitor in the Family Department. Rachel qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and has over 24 years’ experience in the full range of family law. She undertakes some divorce and financial remedy cases as well as disputes concerning children arising between separating couples. Rachel is a trained mediator. Rachel is a member of the Law Society’s Advanced Family Law Panel.
Rachel specialises in childcare law. She is a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel. She has extensive experience of representing both children and parents in childcare proceedings at all Court levels involving chronic neglect, drug and alcohol misuse and complex cases concerning non accidental injuries and factitious illness.Rachel has been recommended to represent children where separate representation is appropriate and has a good rapport with teenagers. Rachel is instructed by the Official Solicitor and is accustomed to acting for parents with mental health issues. Rachel also acts for prospective adopters in adoption proceedings.
- Law Society’s Children Panel
- Law Society’s Advanced Family Law Panel
- Association for Lawyers for Children