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Sills & Betteridge LLP

46 SILVER STREET, LINCOLN, LN2 1ED, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01522 542211
Fax:
Fax 01522 510463
DX:
11025 LINCOLN
Email:
Web:
www.sillslegal.co.uk

Chrystal Theofanous

Tel:
Work 01522 542211
Email:
Sills & Betteridge LLP

Work Department

Family law.

Position

A partner in the family department at Sills & Betteridge specialising in advising and acting for victims of domestic abuse and victims of forced marriage. Seeing the client quickly and ensuring the client is kept safe is always at the forefront of my practice. Also specialises in international child abduction and acts for parents whose children may have been abducted outside of the UK or retained in the UK. Specialises in all areas of Children Act matters including private and public law cases.

Member

Accredited in Forced marriage and Honour Based Violence as well as Domestic abuse and International Child abduction. Member of the Children’s Panel.

Education

St Catherine RC school for girls; Lincoln University (2002 Law and Criminology 2.1); Nottingham Law School (2008 Dip Law).

Leisure

Gym.


East Midlands: Private client

Family

Within: Family

The ‘organised, efficient and proactive’ team at Sills & Betteridge LLP stands out from competing firms through its strong focus on emergency injunction work and offers a vast array of divorce and childcare experience, including specialist expertise in forced marriage and honour-based violence, international child abducation, domestic violence and private children law. Mediator and practice head John Mitchell, Helen Derry, ‘extremely capable advocateChrystal Theofanous, the ‘fiercely effectiveMo Hayes, and associate Victoria Rowson are among the key practitioners. Recent highlights include representing a mother in an international child abducation instruction after she had fled with her two children from Hungary to the United Kingdom to escape abuse from the father, involving a psychological assessment of the children and High Court proceedings.

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