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

The family department at Sills & Betteridge LLP is made up of four individual groups. Helen Derry heads both the family department overall as well as the mediation group. The matrimonial and finance group is headed by John Mitchell who ‘is undoubtedly the stand-out partner‘. The emergency work group focuses on domestic abuse and child abduction matters and is headed by Chrystal Theofanous, a ‘solicitor whom you really want on your side‘. Mo Hayes heads up the care team which represents children and parents in care proceedings brought by local authorities.