Ruth attained a law degree from Oxford University and since qualifying as a Solicitor in 2001 has worked exclusively in Family Law.
Ruth has experience in all areas of family and matrimonial law including divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships and the resolution of financial matters, separation of unmarried couples, pre/post-marital and cohabitation agreements and child arrangements. Ruth has a particular interest in high conflict child arrangements cases and has represented parents, step-parents, grandparents and other relatives facing many different family situations.
Ruth offers a sympathetic and practical approach to family law problems and is keen to ensure clients are fully informed about their various options including whether to issue court proceedings or pursue alternative methods of dispute resolution. Ruth enjoys advocacy but will always advise whether instructing a barrister is appropriate.
Ruth is a member of the Family Law accreditation scheme.
Ruth has 2 school-age children and in her free time enjoys horse riding, walking and movies.