Teresa specialises in all aspects of public law cases representing local authorities, parents, extended family and the children through their Children’s Guardians.
Teresa has experience in cases involving complex medical evidence, including skull fractures, death of a child, subdural and extradural haemorrhage and burn injuries.
She has also conducted cases where the possibility of genetic factors is explored as a potential explanation for serious illness or injuries and where Factitious Illness is involved.
Teresa has considerable experience in representing the vulnerable disadvantaged client and clients with a learning disability which require the involvement of the Official Solicitor and Court of Protection.
In the private law field, she has many years of experience in the full range of disputes concerning residence, contact and related family matters and has been highly recommended for her detailed preparation.
Teresa was called to the Bar in 1994. She then undertook the qualified lawyers transfer test and practised as a solicitor specialising in Public Law Children and Ancillary relief. Teresa was an accredited member of the SFLA and the Children’s Panel. She became a partner in a local solicitors firm before returning to the Bar in 2006.
Experts and the new practice direction
Court of Protection and Mental Health
Qualified to undertake Direct Access work