Zoe graduated from Hertfordshire University in 2006. She completed the Legal Practice Course at Bournemouth University (passing with a commendation) and graduated in November 2007. She joined Shentons in December 2007 as a Legal Assistant in the Family department. Zoe was then invited to start a training contract and after studying Crime, Probate & Wills and Family Law she qualified as a Solicitor in 2010.
After a brief period working in our Crime Department, Zoe now works full time in our Family Department assisting clients in all aspects of family law including injunctions, divorce, children matters and financial aspects of separation. She she is particularly interested in helping clients in relation to contact and residence disputes and in assisting parents in cases where social services are involved with their family. Zoe undertakes the majority of our work in Child Care law, assisting parents in cases involving Children’s Services and in Court proceedings. She has represented many clients in these types of cases and in complex cases involving non-accidental injury allegations.
Zoe is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel which means that she has demonstrated a “high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in the area of family law” and she is also a member Resolution meaning she is committed to dealing with cases in a constructive and non-confrontational manner.
Zoe is the Legal Aid Supervisor for the Family Department at Shentons and therefore oversees all of our legally aided work to ensure compliance with the Legal Aid Agency protocols.
If you would like advice on any of the areas detailed above, please contact the main switchboard and ask to speak with one of our Family Department secretaries.
“Thank you so much for putting me at ease, I was feeling very distraught before you helped me”
“Once again thank you for your hard work and understanding”