Lucy is a specialist child contact, social services and family lawyer. Lucy joined the Crime team in March 2017 to complement the wide range of services being offered to those who are accused of sexual offending.
Lucy has a particular interest and experience in working with those with an ASD diagnosis, including Asperger Syndrome.
“Supporting those accused of sexual offending and maintaining contact with their children whilst managing Social Services has become a focus and crucial part of legal practice work at Mowbray Woodwards.
My clients face the stigma and prejudice associated with the criminal justice system but my focus is about their lives and their families”
Areas of Expertise
- Child Arrangement Orders
- Social Services
- Sexual Allegations
- Family Proceedings
- Separation & Divorce
- Domestic Violence
Recent Notable Cases
R v S – In respect of an out of court settlement regarding a relationship breakdown after a sexual offence conviction. Case involved a Pre-Nuptial Agreement, change of a child’s surname application and complex property arrangements.
R v D – Complex legal argument regarding future contact arrangements following serious familial sexual allegations. Commission of expert psychiatric reports.
R v P – Managing child contact with Social Services. Successful contact maintained.
R v B – Advising a professional person in respect of marital and child contact issues due to a police investigation into the making of indecent images.