Chrissie is a dual-qualified solicitor and US attorney specialising in family law. Having spent time at a multinational brokerage house and securities regulation think-tank prior to commencing her legal career, she has particular expertise in dealing with the financial issues that arise from relationship breakdown, including complex matters with international elements, trusts or third-party interests.
Experienced in dealing with the courts at all levels, including the Court of Appeal and UK Supreme Court, Chrissie has a growing practice of acting for cohabitees on relationship breakdown, particularly where property interests are concerned, and regularly advises on the application of the ToLATA (in both family and chancery) to realise client interests where a dispute arises.
Chrissie boasts an impressive success rate in acting for clients in relocation cases.
Where appropriate, Chrissie guides clients through alternative dispute resolution processes and is a strong negotiator. If unavoidable, Chrissie draws on her experience as a fierce, New York-trained litigator and advocate to secure the best interests of