My role

Representing clients as part of the care team dealing with matters ranging from private law children matters, through to care proceedings, surrogacy and parental orders, forced marriage before the family courts and high court.

"It was lovely to see you on Friday. Thank heavens it is all over and done with. How can we ever thank you? But from the bottom of our hearts we do." M&T

My experience

Initially in local government for 19 years, until 2001 when I started at a high street solicitors in Birmingham, dealing with a mix of criminal and family matters. From 2005, with Anthony Collins Solicitors, I have been working on children matters and involved in a variety of cases including surrogacy, appeals and forced marriage and nullity.

My specialisms

  • Care proceedings
  • Surrogacy and parental orders
  • Adoption
  • Forced marriage

Latest articles

When is voluntary overtime included in holiday pay?
When is voluntary overtime included in holiday pay?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) confirms in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and Ors (UKEAT/0334/16/JOJ) that voluntary overtime should be included when calculating...

Prenuptial agreements – Are you serious?!
Prenuptial agreements – Are you serious?!

Recent controversial divorce court decisions that have been hitting the headlines have reinforced my view that all couples contemplating marriage, irrespective of their financial...

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