Penelope is an empathetic family lawyer with an extensive practice and an active interest in the psychological problems associated with family law. She provides strong and steadfast support for her clients while developing and retaining a firm grasp of the legal complexities associated with each case, strengthening her ability to fight her clients’ corner.
Areas of practice
- Public law: including non-accidental injury, sexual abuse, jurisdictional issues (BIIR), domestic violence, drug and alcohol dependency, severe mental health issues and neglect
- Private law: including sexual abuse, domestic violence, drug and alcohol dependency, child arrangements orders and removal from the jurisdiction
- Schedule 1 Children Act
- Family Law Act injunctions
Penelope represents all parties involved, from guardian to grandparents. Her particular interest in the psychological problems that lead to family breakdown includes attachment disorders, personality disorders and the difficulties they pose for parents in providing care for their children.