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

Sills & Betteridge LLP
Aquis House
18 – 28 Clasketgate

Work Department

Family law.


Leading Individual 2024

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 public law Children Act matters.


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

(Leading individuals)

Chrystal Theofanous  – Sills & Betteridge LLP

‘Extremely experienced in their field with a wealth of talent’ Sills & Betteridge LLP‘s sizeable family law group is led by Helen Derry, a specialist mediation and in pre and post nuptial agreements. As head of the emergency team, Chrystal Theofanous is instructed in domestic abuse, children’s law, international child abduction, forced marriage prevention and complex care proceedings. Lincoln’s Mo Hayes and Jessica Firth-Brown are both well respected children law specialists. In Nothampton, ‘exceptional’ Siobhan Thompson and Nicholas Flattgo beyond duty every time to ensure that the children have best representation.’ Senior associate Ailsa Tennant is also noted for divorce, finances and private children matters. Dominic Lee joined from John Hooper & Co in May 2023.