Martine joined the firm as a Senior Associate in the Care Proceedings and Social Services team in December 2013 with 15 years of experience of practicing within the field of Child Care. She is well known and respected by fellow professionals and experts in this field and has a very strong reputation as an incisive advocate who is sympathetic to needs and situations of her clients.
Martine specialises in Child Care work, particularly in complex cases such as suspected non-accidental injury and abuse. She has vast experience of representing parents, grandparents and other family members including older children in all proceedings involving local authorities.
Parents who are struggling with regard to resolving issues around contact and residence of their children will find Martine to be empathic, productive and forthright both in and out of the court arena.
Martine is a member of the Law Society Children Law Accreditation Scheme.