Family Law: Children & Child Care
Emma obtained her Law Degree from the University of Kent in 2006 and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive (FCILEX).
Emma is a Partner of the firm and has worked in the family law field in Brighton & Hove for over 13 years, giving her strong local knowledge and connections amongst fellow professionals.
Emma specialises in cases involving children, to include contact and residence disputes, relocation cases and matters involving social services. Clients frequently seek advice from Emma due to her compassionate, understanding manner along with her realistic and pragmatic approach, which always ensures the interests of the client’s children are of paramount concern.
Emma has a particular interest in cases involving international/jurisdictional aspects, child welfare or safeguarding issues, and where clients have specific learning needs.
Emma is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in private children cases and Trust of Land cases. The latter concerns unmarried couples and disputes arising in respect of the division of property upon separation.
Emma’s objective is to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients, to minimise conflict and achieve a swift resolution wherever possible.
Emma is an active member of Resolution and is a member of the local YRES committee. She is also a member of the Association of Lawyers for Children, a committee member for the Brighton & Hove CILEX Branch and a contributor to and member of the familylawpanel.org. Emma has recently contributed to a book published by Only Mums & Dads called 101 Questions Answered About Separating with Children, which can be found here: