Rosie acts for clients in all areas of family law, with a particular specialism in complex children law.
Her children law work includes acting for clients in relation to disputes over contact and residence, international and domestic relocations, child abduction, adoption as well as applications to obtain and to terminate parental responsibility. Rosie also acts for clients in relation to applications for financial provision for their children. She has extensive experience in highly complex cases including those involving allegations of domestic abuse against the other parent.
Rosie works with a network of child-centred professionals who assist her clients in supporting themselves and their children during and after the legal process.
- Acted within Supreme Court proceedings and has extensive experience in complex fact-finding hearings in cases involving allegations of abuse against the other parent and the children.
- Acts for mothers and fathers in cases involving allegations of substance abuse, as well as for applicants to adoptions and those seeking to terminate the other parent’s parental responsibility.
- Regularly advises clients in relation to contact arrangements for their children, as well as issues including schooling, travel and the relocation of children domestically and internationally.
- Recently acted for the successful respondent in an application by the father for the court’s leave to remove a child from England to Australia
Rosie is recognised by peers and clients as a leading children law specialist. She is described by one client as “very efficient, very practical and very bright”. A leading children KC describes Rosie as “a pleasure to work with.” She is recognised in Chambers as an Associate to Watch.
Rosie graduated with an MA (Hons) in History from the University of Edinburgh and completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course with distinction.
Accreditations and Memberships
Rosie is a member of Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for Children.
Outside of work, Rosie enjoys spending as much time as possible outdoors with family and friends.
Publications and Media
Rosie is a regular contributor of podcasts and articles to legal publications and the wider media, and has provided expert media commentary on children law issues to publications including the Financial Times and Luxury London.
Recent articles include: