Vanessa joined our Family Department in 2011 having spent 9 years as a legal assistant in a leading Thames Valley Law firm.
Vanessa has supported many clients with their divorce/separation and the varied issues arising from the breakdown in their relationships. She has experience in private Children Act proceedings, TOLATA and Financial Remedy Applications (often involving complex and detailed financial analysis).
The nature of family law is often sensitive, and Vanessa has been praised for “bringing a human element” to her cases.
In a previous life, Vanessa travelled extensively throughout Europe and Africa and spent 12 years in Kenya (now regularly returning for holidays). She had various roles including working in a Cottage Hospital and running a business that provided a link between the surrounding remote farms and town area. She also assisted with the running of a safari business taking clients to the many national parks and reserves showcasing Kenya’s culture and varied wildlife.