Catherine began her career at Stephensons as a summer student in our community care department before joining the family law team as a graduate paralegal in 2007.
Whilst working within the family team Catherine secured a training contract with the firm and commenced her new role in 2010.
Catherine qualified as a solicitor into the family department in 2012.
Areas of specialism
- Private children law – contact orders, residence orders, change of name
- Negotiating agreements relating to children
- Injunctions/non–molestation orders
- Divorce and finances
- Public law children proceedings, social services involvement
Cases of note
Negotiating and preparing shared residence agreements and contact agreements between parents to avoid the Court process.
Obtaining emergency residence orders/contact orders through the Court system.
Successfully arguing for a second independent social work assessment of grandparents within care proceedings to care for their young grandson.