Rachel specialises in all aspects of family law and has experience in helping clients following the breakdown of a relationship. She can assist clients in respect of financial settlements arising out of divorce, whether this be via voluntary negotiations or the court process. Rachel can also assist in disputes between civil partners and cohabiting couples. Rachel can prepare and advise on Separation Agreements, Living Together Agreements and Post Nuptial Agreements.
Rachel also has experience in dealing with disputes regarding the arrangements for children, including where a child is to live and how often they spend with the other parent, change of name and choice of school. She can assist in these cases where there are issues regarding domestic abuse, alcohol misuse and drug addiction. Rachel is also to help victims of domestic abuse and assist them in securing protective injunctions where appropriate.
Rachel prides herself on being caring and empathetic and ensures that she carefully listens to clients so that she can better assess how she can help them. Rachel is also pragmatic in her approach and endeavours to achieve a swift and sensible resolution whilst maintaining high levels of client care.
Training & Employment
Rachel studied Law at Leeds Metropolitan University and qualified in 2008. She then went on to complete the Legal Practice Course, also at Leeds Metropolitan University, in 2010. Rachel has specialised in family law for over 10 years and during this time gained a wealth of experience. Rachel has spent much of her legal career practising in Sheffield.
Outside of Work
Outside of work Rachel is a mum to two young children and enjoys spending time with family and friends Rachel is also a keen DIY enthusiast and likes carrying out renovations to her own home.