Deborah is a highly successful family lawyer. She has 27 years’ experience in divorce, finances and child law and a special interest in working with victims of domestic abuse.
Deborah knows that she improves outcomes for clients by reducing conflict. She has delivered training on domestic abuse to other solicitors. She conducts much of her own advocacy and knows that client’s welcome continuity of advice. Deborah loves Plain English and hates jargon and believes that working as part of a team leads to the best results for clients.
She completed her training in Swansea and qualified as a solicitor in 1996, before moving to Oxfordshire in 1999. She has been recognised as a specialist in Family Law since 2001 when she was admitted to the Family Law Panel. She joined SE-Solicitors in 2021 to be the head of the Family team in Bicester and promoted to Director in 2023.
Outside of work Deborah loves baking and cycling.
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Domestic abuse reducing the risk – Mental Health
It has long been understood that domestic abuse significantly harms victims mental health, this frequently manifests as invisible harm…Read More
Domestic abuse: Reducing the risk – physical safety
When planning how to reduce risk, you may want to consider the following: Make a plan if you can.Get help. Abusers isolate their victims,…Read More
Domestic abuse – Assessing the Risk
As solicitors we have to start any case with assessing risk, so how do we do this: Is there coercive controlling behaviour? This may need…Read More