Estelle has experience in all areas of family law and has appeared at all levels of court from the Family Proceedings Court to the High Court.
Estelle’s family practice includes:
On divorce, including complex businesses, trusts, third party claims against matrimonial property, bankruptcy, nuptial agreements, cases with an international element and enforcement proceedings.
Property disputes between cohabitees.
Financial provision for children of unmarried parents.
Inheritance Act claims.
Private law children
Including residence, shared residence and contact, applications for leave to remove from the jurisdiction and other specific issue orders.
Experience of complex and intractable disputes, alleged domestic violence and fact-find hearings, and allegations of child abuse within the private law context.
Family Law Act cases
Including domestic violence and occupation of the home.
Including Convention and non-Convention abduction cases and applications for permanent leave to remove from the jurisdiction.
Estelle has acted for Local Authorities, parents, family members and children in applications for care orders, supervision orders, special guardianship and adoption.