Eleanor has been specialising in family law since 2004. She has a wide ranging practice and is instructed in both private and public law matters in all tiers of the family court.

Eleanor has a predominantly private law practice and, in particular, represents parties in high conflict cases. Eleanor has represented many parents in complex proceedings, which may also involve fact-finding hearings concerning allegations of domestic abuse or harm of the child and those where parental alienation has been alleged.

Eleanor also represents children both in public and private law proceedings.

Eleanor accepts instructions on a public access basis.

Eleanor provides seminars in chambers and online. She also provides training to Local Authorities, the Law Society and CAFCASS.

She is recognised as a leading junior by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

“She is a forceful advocate who prepares her cases meticulously and brings enormous energy and tenacity to her work.” Chambers & Partners 2022

‘She is conscientious, extremely approachable, steadfast and level-headed.’ Legal 500 2022

“Known for her thorough preparation as well as her perspicacious and tenacious manner” Chambers and partners 2021

“Her particular qualities include her enormous attention to detail and very high level of preparation. She gets complex points across both the clients and the courts in a very concise way, and her legal knowledge is excellent.” “Clients love her because she’s very firm and gives very good advice, but is also caring and empathetic.” Chambers & Partners 2020

‘Combines a forceful presence in court with a sympathetic manner with clients.’ Legal 500 2019

“Clients love her empathetic manner and her tenacious advocacy.” “She goes the extra mile and more. She is utterly fantastic with clients and doesn’t leave a stone unturned.” Chambers & Partners 2019

‘Perspicacious and tenacious.’ Legal 500 2018

“She really fights her client’s case and prepares thoroughly.” “Clients love her empathetic manner and tenacious advocacy.” Chambers & Partners 2018

“She is a very tenacious and fearsome opponent.” Chambers & Partners 2017

“She has excellent advocacy skills; she really fights the client’s case.” Chambers & Partners 2016

“Eleanor prepares really well and is so eloquent; she’s fluid and puts the arguments in a very compelling way.” Chambers & Partners 2015

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