Vanessa joined Chambers in October 2015 and accepts instructions in family and children law.
Vanessa represents both Applicants and Respondents in private law cases at all stages of proceedings, including applications for Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issue Orders and Prohibited Steps Orders.
Vanessa has particular experience in cases involving allegations of abuse and domestic violence between partners and against children and is able to advise parents on the procedural steps to be taken in such cases, including advice as to whether separate Fact Finding hearings are appropriate during proceedings.
Domestic Violence and Injunctions
Vanessa accepts instruction from Applicants and Respondents in relation to applications for both non-molestation orders and occupation orders.
Vanessa’s experience in both private and public children proceedings enables her to effectively advise about the impact of such orders and injunctions on proceedings and advise on the appropriate directions in the circumstances.