Alice Newton specialises in private and public Children Act disputes, financial remedy and general civil work.
Alice has developed a busy and successful practice. Following a degree at Oxford University, Alice initially maintained a broad practice, gaining extensive experience in criminal law, family law and many aspects of civil law. Alice’s exposure to a range of disciplines has provided her with invaluable insight and experience in dealing with all levels of tribunal.
Alice is regularly instructed to act on behalf of parents, children, grandparents, proposed special guardians and Local Authorities. She has been instructed on many complex cases, involving for example non-accidental injuries, sexual or serious domestic abuse. She also has particular experience and success in dealing with relocation applications (cases where one parent wishes to leave the jurisdiction). Alice has had great success in representing parents seeking to care for their children.
Alice also undertakes financial remedy cases. She has represented clients in financial remedy work, including variation and enforcement of financial orders as well as TOLATA applications and again has achieved good results.
Alice is known for her friendly yet assertive approach and has enjoyed considerable success in cases she has undertaken. She is always well-prepared and will strive for the best outcome for her clients, while providing sensible and pragmatic advice.
Alice continues to accept instructions in civil work, including small claims and fast track trials and undertakes work involving personal injury, road traffic accidents and landlord and tenant.
In her spare time, Alice plays a variety of musical instruments.