Stephanie is a Partner and Head of the Family Department. She is a Solicitor specialising in child care matters and is a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel. She regularly represents parents, children and extended family members in care proceedings where Children’s Social Care has become involved with a family and seeks to remove children from the family home. She has represented families in the local area but has also attended Court further afield to assist families in Dorset, Devon and Surrey. Stephanie trained and qualified in the North East in 2007 and became a member of the children panel in 2012. She has been practising with the firm for 5 years. She leads a team of lawyers who deal with a variety of family law matters including divorce and finances, private children law and domestic abuse.