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Cardinal Chambers       Basepoint Business Park       The Havens       Ipswich       IP3 9SJ

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Christine advises and acts for:

Local Authorities, particularly in cases involving complex legal or factual issues. Parents – especially those with learning difficulties, mental health or substance misuse issues. Children, interveners and grandparents.

She has wide experience of non-accidental injury cases, including concurrent family and criminal law proceedings. She has acted for all parties in adoption proceedings and in the Court of Protection.


Christine acts for all parties in all aspects of divorce (including those with an international element), contact and residence. She has also acted in many cases involving applications for special guardianship and in cases involving child abduction. She has particular expertise in the field of domestic violence.


Christine has prosecuted and defended in the Divisional, Crown and Magistrates’ Courts

She has undertaken appeal by way of case stated, Proceeds of Crime applications and PII matters, including vetting material for such applications. She also has broad experience of prosecuting for the RSPCA, the DWP and Trading Standards.


Christine has assisted in training DWP staff and Social Workers to develop their Court room skills and has often undertaken speaking engagements to train Solicitors and has participated in events for schools and the public.


“Christine always gives excellent advice and she always goes that extra mile for clients and solicitors alike.”

“...she has an ability to put clients at their ease and to speak to them in an easy to understand way.”