Zoe predominately deals with Child Law matters acting for parents and also grandparents. This includes disputes relating to child arrangement orders such as where a child should live or who they should spend time with, as well as specific issue applications relating to leaving the jurisdiction and change of schools. Zoe has represented parties where Children’s Services are involved and worked closely with domestic abuse organisations including Women’s Aid and instigated court proceedings for victims of domestic abuse to obtain orders to ensure their safety and safeguarding of children. Zoe also advises on divorce and separation.
Zoe is empathetic and approachable and has received positive feedback from many previous clients commenting on her professional friendly nature, patience and understanding. Zoe is determined to get the best outcome for her clients and will go over and above in order to achieve this.
Training & employment
Zoe studied at the University of Gloucestershire and graduated with a First Class Law degree in 2011. She then went on to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the College of Law in 2012. Zoe has been working in the legal sector since 2012 and has specialised in Family Law since she qualified as a solicitor in March 2017. Zoe is now Senior Associate at Stowe Family Law’s South West & Wales offices; Bath, Bristol, Cardiff & Cheltenham.
Outside of work
Outside of work Zoe avidly attends Zuu fitness classes. She also attempts to run and ran the 5k inflatable run in April 2018. In March 2019, she ran the Bath Two Tunnels 5k. Zoe is also very adventurous and in 2016 abseiled down the Eagle Tower building for charity, took part in a bungee jump and launched herself from a cliff edge along a zip-wire in 2018 and is next planning to sky-dive!