Barrister | Mediator
Year of call: 2018
Zoey’s practice spans the areas of Family Law, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury with a particular focus on matters related to children including:
• Disputes over the arrangements for Children
• Child Passengers in Road Traffic Accidents
• Injuries to Children arising from Public Liability matters
• Other Personal Injuries to Children
• Infant Settlement Hearings
• Part 21.10 Advices
She is also keen to develop a practice relating to :
• Birth Injury
• Non-Accidental Injury
Zoey welcomes instructions commensurate with her level of experience for these areas as well as across the full range of personal injury and clinical negligence matters. She is always happy to discuss any matter pre-instruction.
She has gained direct experience in Child Law having been a Family Justice for over 14 years, sitting in the South West of England. In that capacity she deals with both Public and Private Law hearings and applications. She is a member of the Family Law Bar Association, Resolution and The Association of Lawyers for Children.
Before being called to the Bar, Zoey spent five years working as a Legal Assistant to a Senior Barrister as well as over a decade working for a leading legal expenses provider. This has lead to her being involved in a wide variety of complex and high-value matters, and gaining considerable experience in conference as well as in researching quantum and drafting advices.
Zoey’s clients have described her as “warm“, “engaging”, “approachable” and “charming” which, combined with a “calm resolve that inspires confidence”, makes her particularly popular with nervous clients and in disputes of a sensitive nature.
She has also been a qualified Civil & Commercial Mediator since 2006 and now provides mediation training for organisations such as the Bar Council, Kings College London and the Helena Kennedy Law Centre across the UK as well as around the world, including South Africa and the Cayman Islands.
Zoey can be instructed via her clerks on 0300 0300 218 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Zoey is married with two sons and loves to travel. She is a keen runner, covering distances from 5km parkruns to marathons and is currently working her way through the six World Marathon Majors having competed in London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago and Tokyo. She plans to complete the set in New York City in 2020.