Imogen is a barrister with 27 years experience exclusively in family law, advising on both finance and children cases. She is a public access qualified barrister and accepts instructions direct from both public and professional clients.
Her work is centred on financial remedies including married and cohabiting couples and private law children cases. She brings commitment, excellent negotiation skills and sound judgment to her cases. In her work she is known for her tactical experience and legal expertise. She is patient, a good listener and strives to build a caring and supportive relationship with her clients. Her warmth and compassion belie a steely determination to achieve the optimum result. Often the best results can be achieved through negotiation but this is not always possible. In court, Imogen uses her eloquence and advocacy to full advantage. She is available to advise during every stage of the case and is happy to speak to solicitors in confidence prior to instruction. Her strong interpersonal skills mean she is comfortable dealing with people from all walks of life. Her clients include company directors, professionals and musicians. She aims to provide an excellent service to all, regardless of wealth or status.
"You are a Miracle Worker! I cannot even begin to thank you for all that you did for me, which went way above the call of duty". (Mrs M – financial remedies client)
"She provides a high level of service and conducts her case with great detail. A joy to instruct." (Partner, Regional law firm)
"You worked so hard on my dreaded paperwork and I am really grateful". (Mrs M– financial remedies client)
"Thank you for making the journey less painful. It’s been lovely getting to know you". (Mrs W)
"Without your guidance we would never have known where to turn. I can’t say it enough from all our family we are so glad you stood with xxxx and strived to see justice. Our heart warmed thanks" (Mother of a client in a Children Act case, change of residence following child abduction to Australia. High Court and County Court Case) (Mrs S)
"Thank you for all your help and support and for going over and above what was expected of you". (Mr H – father in a Children Act case)
Imogen is the founder and chair of the Winchester Breakfast Briefing. This offers networking and training opportunities for solicitors. Examples of her talks and seminars are:
- Notice to Show Cause in Financial Remedies – Winchester Breakfast Briefing
- How local judges are dealing with spousal maintenance – Winchester Breakfast Briefing
- Presumption of parental involvement, Children Act 1989 S 1(2A) – College of Law CPD
- Gender Recognition Act – Central Law Training