Personal Profile

Barbara is a Partner in the firm's Family department. She is an accredited specialist in all aspects of divorce and family law, having led cases involving substantial wealth, complex multi-jurisdictional disputes and trust issues. She is renowned for her handling of the financial fall-out from divorce, with significant experience in cases with an element of non-disclosure and enforcement issues.  She is also adept in dealing with the wider issues affecting families, such as separation; property disputes; injunctions; marital agreements; cohabitation and all private children arrangements, including residence and contact arrangements, overseas relocation, surrogacy and adoption.

Barbara has acted in a number of high profile cases in relation to divorce, matrimonial finance, and financial provision for the children of unmarried parents. Her clients include high net worth and international clients from a wide range of backgrounds, including entrepreneurs, owners of family businesses, City professionals and the independently wealthy.

Barbara is ranked as a leading individual in the legal directories, the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. She is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, an organisation of leading family lawyers from all over the world, and is Resolution accredited. Barbara is a qualified mediator and is a member of the ADR Group, which is recognised for its cross disciplinary depth in the fields of family, civil, and commercial mediation.

She is a member of the Development Board of the Young Vic.

Key Experience

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP