Eleanor is a specialist family lawyer who advises clients on a broad range of family matters, including divorce, financial remedy, children issues and pre-nuptial agreements.

Described by the independent UK legal guide, Legal 500, as “an associate with a very bright future”, she has notable expertise in private law children matters and in working with clients who have complex income and business structures.

Eleanor is able to offer bespoke, technical legal advice in a calm, friendly and reassuring way. She establishes strong relationships and works hard to obtain the best possible outcomes for all her clients.

Originally from the North East, Eleanor graduated from Clare College, Cambridge, with a first class honours degree in law. She has recently returned to her Geordie home after working in London for a number of years as part of one of the UK’s largest family law teams. She joins the Silk Family Law team based in our Newcastle office, with a reputation of as one of the country’s most gifted young lawyers.

As a member of the London YRes Committee, Eleanor organised talks and events for young family lawyers across London. She recently ran the Great North Run in aid of Down’s Syndrome North East.