"Hayley is a cracking lawyer – hard fighting and a good tactician."
"Hayley has the experience to know which points to concentrate on. She is assertive and personable."
"Very good and very sensible."
"It's a good feeling for me to be in safe hands."
Hayley has been practising family law for nearly 20 years having worked for a number of top tier national firms.
She has extensive experience in dealing with a broad range of family issues, including divorce, financial settlements and issues relating to children. Hayley has particular expertise in dealing with complex financial work - including cases involving company and trust structures, pensions, offshore assets and intervenors and specialises in advising business owners (or their partners). Hayley’s clients include farming families, entrepreneurs, owners of SME's, professionals and senior management in well-known companies.
In addition, Hayley works closely with clients' advisors to provide wealth protection solutions by preparing pre/post marital and cohabitation agreements often aligned with company and shareholder agreements.
Hayley works with her clients providing clear and pragmatic advice ensuring the best possible outcome for them and their families. Whilst adopting a robust and tactical approach to litigation, Hayley, a trained collaborative lawyer, is committed to resolving family disputes in a cooperative and non-confrontational way often achieving bespoke solutions with each client’s specific needs always the focus of her advice.
Recognised by Chambers and Legal 500, Hayley's specialisms include:-
- Financial Settlements
- Pre and post nuptial agreements
- Cohabitation issues and agreements
- Issues relating to children – including international and domestic relocation
- Trusts and inherited wealth
- Pre-marriage and post separation acquired wealth