- She advises
on a broad range of family matters including:-
- Divorce and Separation Agreements
- Financial issues arising from
divorce and separation of cohabiting couples;
- Financial claims by parents for
- Parenting issues involving child
contact and residence; and
- Child abduction and relocation of
a child both within and outside the jurisdiction.
- Care proceedings
- Emergency remedies and domestic
- Pre- and post-nuptial agreements;
- Cohabitation agreements
- Family dispute resolution
including mediation and collaborative practice.
Christine is a member of Resolution First for
Family Law, a national family law organisation with 6,500 lawyer and non-lawyer
members who believe in a constructive non-confrontational approach to family
committed to listening to clients and to helping them find the best process to
suit their particular needs and to achieve the best possible outcome for them
and their family. This can involve negotiation between solicitors, family court
litigation, mediation, collaborative practice or arbitration.
that separation should be a respectful process and that families do better if
matters can be settled quickly and amicably, Christine trained as a mediator
with Resolution in 1996. She achieved membership of the Law Society Family
Mediation Panel in 2002 and is also an accredited mediator of the Family
Mediation Council. She has undertaken additional training in relation to child
inclusive mediation with Lisa Parkinson and Bill Hewlett.
Christine was amongst the first lawyers to train in collaborative law practice
in Wales and is a part of a group of welsh collaborative lawyers
an accredited Resolution specialist and has additional specialism in domestic
abuse and children cases. She is a
member of the Family Law panel and was
previously a school; governor of Preseli School; with responsibility for
was born and lives in Pembrokeshire with her husband. She practices mindfulness
and enjoys reading, swimming, skiing, walking the Pembrokeshire coast path,
cooking and eating good food but most of all spending time with her family.
Christine is based in Cardigan