Office Location: Chippenham, Swindon
Qualified as a barrister, Ruth was called to the Bar in 2002 and completed pupillage in 2004. She now specialises in family law.
Ruth’s family law practice includes divorce/dissolution and matrimonial/partnership finance, as well as disputes involving children.
Matrimonial/partnership finance work covers all matters, from those with modest assets, to high net worth cases. For some people, a pre-nuptial or post-nuptial agreement may be appropriate, and Ruth will advise you about these.
Disputes involving children include disputes about where children live, who they spend time with, who pays maintenance for them, and how decisions about them are made.
Other areas of family law which Ruth will advise upon include cohabitation agreements, separation agreements and financial arrangements following the breakdown of cohabiting relationships, domestic violence, and injunctive relief.
Ruth is a member of Resolution, a network of family justice professionals dedicated to the constructive resolution of family disputes.
Ruth combines her court advocacy experience with her office-based advice, enabling clients to have continuity of representation throughout their case. Clients appreciate Ruth’s straightforward approach and clear advice.