Harriet is a specialist in her field having worked in family law for over 28 years. She has a wealth of experience in steering clients through their divorce and in advising on the related financial issues.  Harriet is highly knowledgeable in dealing with complex and substantial finance cases, particularly those involving family businesses and farms and where inherited and preowned assets are in issue. She is known for her expertise in dealing with difficult children issues including those with an international dimension and with local authority involvement.

A highly respected lawyer, Harriet is based in our Leeds office and spends time in our North Yorkshire office  – she also meets clients in our York and London consulting rooms.  She has a reputation for giving pragmatic and straightforward advice with a no-nonsense approach and is described as approachable and client-focused.

A trained collaborative family lawyer and Resolution member, Harriet is a trustee of York based charity Two Ridings Community Foundation.


“Thank you for being amazing. Massive thanks and gratitude to you. I know this is your job but I do feel that you are the very best fit to take this on and you’re clearly bloody fabulous at what you do!”

(Client feedback, December 2020)

“You were always very sensitive and supportive. I particularly valued the way you listened so carefully to all my queries and shared your honest opinion – always with empathy.”

(Client feedback, December 2020)