Mrs Chrystal Theofanous > Sills & Betteridge LLP > Lincoln, England > Lawyer Profile

Sills & Betteridge LLP
Aquis House
18-24 Clasketgate

Work Department

Family law.


A partner in the family department at Sills & Betteridge specialising in advising and acting for victims of domestic abuse, international child abduction – acting for parents whose children may have been abducted outside of the UK or retained in the UK, and all Children Act matters including private and public law cases.


Accredited in  Domestic abuse and International Child abduction. Member of the Children’s Panel.


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



Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Private client > Family

Sills & Betteridge LLP has a sizeable practice, which focuses on four key areas. John Mitchell, who leads the matrimonial and finances group, handles both divorce and financial cases involving trusts, pensions and farming businesses. An emergency work team, which is led by Chrystal Theofanous, is active in national and international child abduction and domestic abuse cases. Elsewhere, Mo Hayes heads up the care group, which handles complex regional and multijurisdictional work. Helen Derry, who leads the mediation team, is also the head of the overall family practice.