Stefanie is a Family Law practitioner specialising in private law disputes relating to children and financial proceedings.
The Legal 500 in its 2021 edition places Stefanie in Tier 1 of its leading juniors for both her work in Divorce and Financial remedies and Child Law. She is there described as ‘highly knowledgeable, and therefore very early on from meeting with clients is able to instil them with confidence as to the representation they will receive from her.’
Stefanie works hard to earn her clients’ trust across a wide range of sensitive situations and is adept at providing clear and sound advice. She is known for her thorough preparation. Her strong advocacy in court and her effective representation of clients during any negotiation process and in the court arena.
Stefanie’s financial work includes high value cases, companies and family businesses, dissipation of assets and pensions, including those accrued by the armed forces, police and fire brigade.
Proceedings in respect of children include those involving allegations of sexual abuse, physical harm and intractable contact disputes involving parental conflict and alienation, applications pursuant to Schedule 1 to the Children Act 1989 and property disputes under the Trust of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.
Legal 500 2023
‘Stefanie is a first-class barrister who always achieves the best possible results for clients. She is always on hand to assist and goes above and beyond with every case.’
‘Stefanie is an extremely good advocate. She is tenacious and always gets the job done. She really fights the corner for her clients to achieve the best outcome.’
Stefanie Wickins is the ‘go-to barrister in the region for family finances’ and is highly regarded for ‘strong advocacy skills, work ethic and preparation for cases’