Lydia has experience advising clients in relation to all areas of family law, including high value financial cases and arrangements for children upon separation.

Lydia’s financial work has included advising on pre-marital wealth, post-marital accrual and cases involving complicated business valuations and company structures. Lydia also has extensive experience in cases involving financial provisions for children for both separating and unmarried couples.

Alongside her financial experience, Lydia has a particular interest in children work. Lydia advises parents on private child arrangement disputes in relation to both legal and factual issues, applications for non-molestation orders, welfare concerns and alienation.


  • Cathcart v Owens [2021] – Acted for the successful respondent wife in High Court proceedings, in respect of an application brought by her former husband to set aside a financial order made on divorce.
  • DE v FE [2022] – Acted for the respondent husband in the High Court in relation to complex financial remedy proceedings.


Lydia qualified in September 2020 having been both a paralegal and trainee at Stewarts. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Lydia studied English and Film at Exeter University before completing her law conversion and LPC at The University of Law, Moorgate.


Accreditations and Memberships

Lydia is a member of Resolution and the Junior Lawyers Division of The Law Society.


Lydia enjoys a variety of sports including skiing, netball and horse riding, and can often be found running various routes around London. Lydia has previously worked in production and theatre as well as performing at the RSC and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.