Fiona has experience advising clients in relation to high value financial cases with a focus on complicated asset structures often with an international element, as well as orders for child maintenance. Fiona has a particular interest in children work and has assisted parents on private children disputes in relation to complex child arrangements, parental alienation, as well as applications for non-molestation and occupation orders.

Fiona has a balance of experience of resolving matters both through alternative dispute resolution and through litigation. Most recently she represented a client in a contentious financial remedies matter at a final hearing in the High Court.


  • ARQ v YAQ [2022] EWFC 128 Acted for the applicant husband in High Court financial remedy proceedings, the key determinative involving arguments as to whether all or some of very significant pre-marital assets from the husband had become ‘matrimonialised’ and so subject to the sharing principle.
  • Backstrom v Wennberg [2023] EWFC 79.  – Acted for the wife in High Court financial remedy proceedings involving pre and post nuptial agreements.


Fiona qualified in October 2021 having been both a paralegal and trainee solicitor at Stewarts. Prior to joining Stewarts in 2018, Fiona completed a BSc (Hons) in Biology at the University of Bristol before carrying out her Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BPP University in London.

Accreditations and Memberships

Fiona is a member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitors Family Law Association) and a member of InterLaw.


Fiona is an avid reader and is not often found without at least one book on the go. She enjoys attending the theatre, watching live music, and travels as often as she can. Fiona is a big fan of rugby and follows the trials and tribulations of both England and Wasps.