I am a Caseworker in the Family and Childcare Department at Duncan Lewis having joined the firm in January 2012.
I have significant experience in dealing with cases in all public children matters and represent parents in the following proceedings:
- Applications for Care Orders & Placement Orders;
- Applications for Supervision Orders;
- Applications for Emergency Protection Orders;
- Applications for Special Guardianship Orders;
- Adoption Orders;
I also specialise in dealing with all private law children matters and represent parents in the following proceedings:
- Application for Child Arrangements Orders for Residence & Contact
- Specific Issue Orders
- Prohibited Steps Orders
A significant part of my caseload is representing clients on family law matters with issues of domestic violence which covers non molestation orders and occupation orders.
I am experienced in working and assisting clients in matters with an international element such as child abduction cases under the Hague Convention. I also deal with vulnerable clients including those with substance misuse, those suffering from complex psychological issues and victims of domestic abuse.
As part of my role I have also assisted clients through the Civil Legal Advice Scheme and I am keen member of the Duncan Lewis Pro Bono Committee.
I can speak and communicate in Bulgarian for those who struggle with English.