- Family Law Bar Association
- Personal Injury Bar Association
Areas of Work
- Civil Litigation
Arlene has a dual practice in Family and Personal Injury Law.
Arlene is a highly experienced practitioner and is well known for her tenacious, no-nonsense approach. She demonstrates a meticulous and methodical approach to facts and figures within high value divorce cases and personal injury claims alike.
She is well known as being a strong advocate with the skills to deal with demanding and sensitive issues involving protracted disputes over matrimonial finance, child arrangements, and liability for quantum of damages.
Arlene is a fluent Spanish and French speaker.
Prior to becoming a barrister Arlene had a career in International Commercial management.
She is trained to accept direct access work, and has completed training in Collaborative Law and Mediation.
Arlene is a trained Collaborative family Lawyer and Mediator, who practises in Child Law and Ancillary Relief, covering a nationwide base across England and Wales dealing with a wide variety of disputes:
- care proceedings
- contact and residence
- special guardianship applications
- contested divorce
- matrimonial finance
- civil partnership
- trusts of land
- pre-nuptial agreements
Arlene regularly gives seminars on various aspects of family law which attract CPD points.
Arlene deals with a wide spectrum of fast track and multi-track cases involving disputes:
- occupiers liability for accidents on premises
- employers liability for accidents at work
- liability for road traffic collisions
- industrial disease