Patricia has extensive experience in family finance cases at all levels. Her practice also includes private law children cases of a complex nature. In public law proceedings Patricia represents all parties and has experience from the Family Proceedings Court to the High Court, with substantial experience of non-accidental injury and sexual abuse cases. She regularly appears against leading counsel and has particular expertise in handling difficult clients.
Patricia has extensive experience in family finance work at all levels including big money cases, non-disclosure, third party interests/interveners and enforcement. Clients tend to be affluent/wealthy professionals and have included spouses of the judiciary.
Patricia’s private law children practice centres on the most complex residence/contact disputes often with a mental health component or intractable hostility/false allegations of abuse and applications to remove from the jurisdiction (permanently and temporarily).
In public law proceedings, Patricia represents parents, local authorities, children, guardian and other family members at all levels of court. She has substantial experience of non-accidental injury and sexual abuse cases.