Madeleine has a busy practice in all areas of family law, having joined chambers after successful completion of her pupillage in December 2018. Maddie has broad experience in public, private and international children cases, which includes acting as junior counsel in the High Court in cases involving complex fact-findings of sexual abuse allegations and cases involving catastrophic physical injury.
Maddie is committed to the publicly funded bar and accepts instructions in all areas of family law; she is a regular contributor to the Family Law Journal and Family Law Week and, alongside this, hosts a fortnightly podcast on current family law issues.
Prior to her career at the Bar, Maddie was an intern at the Texas Defender Service in Houston, Texas assisting attorneys with death row appeals whilst an undergraduate at Downing College, University of Cambridge. She also volunteered with the Schools Consent Project which was aimed at helping young people understand the laws around consent in England & Wales. Currently, Maddie maintains an interest in education and is a governor at a North London primary school where she takes particular interest in SENCO and pupil premium. She also sits on the Legal Reference Panel for the Centre for Women’s Justice.
Law (MA), University of Cambridge, 2019
BPTC, BPP University Law School, 2017 (Very Competent)
Law (BA), University of Cambridge, 2016
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Erasmus Year, 2015
Lord Denning Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn, 2016
Wolfson Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn, 2016
4x4 Advocacy Scholar, BPP University, 2017
Louis Gluckstein Advocacy Prize, Lincolns Inn, 2017
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn