Janet qualified in 1985 and is a hugely experienced and popular barrister. She is recognised in the Legal 500 as a tier one leading junior . The same survey describes her style as ‘iron fist in a velvet glove ‘.
Janet is known for her thoughtful and tactical approach to cases. She is often instructed in cases requiring difficult cross-examination of witnesses be they of experts or others. Janet is also often instructed early in cases to advise on tactics and develop a litigation strategy with the client and instructing solicitor .
Janet practises across the 3 main fields of family law – private law children cases, financial provision cases and care work.