"Band 1: A widely commended junior who often represents high net worth individuals in complex financial remedy proceedings involving family businesses, multiple properties, pensions and pre-marital agreements. Market sources note her excellent technical ability and client care skills.
Strengths: "She is incredibly supportive to the client and she has a lovely manner with them." "She is very user-friendly, always well prepared, well respected, and very perceptive."
"Her advice is superb – clear and considered. A quick thinker who is focused on achieving the best possible outcome for the client. "
"A widely commended junior who often represents high net worth individuals in complex financial remedy proceedings involving family businesses, multiple properties, pensions and pre-marital agreements. Sources laud her strategic analysis skills and excellent manner with clients." "She is highly approachable, detailed, empathetic and a pleasure to work with." "She is excellent in matrimonial finance cases. She is cool, calm and collected, and very detailed in her preparation"
"Deborah is excellent with clients and knows instinctively how to put them at their ease. She is always calm and collected and is an excellent advocate. She concentrates on the pertinent issues and it is clear that judges approve of her approach. She is certainly my counsel of choice, as I know my clients are in safe hands with her"
"Best known for her financial remedy work, with experience representing high net worth clients and particular strength in cases involving overseas assets and interests. Her litigation capabilities are complemented by additional experience in ADR proceedings." "She has a great rapport with nervous clients, and a no-nonsense approach in court." "She's very competent and diligent, and has good strategic analysis."
"She works incredibly hard and is very detailed in her preparation."
"Well known for her expertise in matrimonial finance cases."
"Very experienced in matrimonial finance."
"Best known for her financial remedy work, with experience representing high net worth clients and a knack for cases involving overseas assets and interests. In addition to handling litigation, she is also able to guide clients through ADR." "Deborah has an excellent manner with clients, instilling in them confidence and reassurance that they are in safe hands." "Great rapport with nervous or uncertain clients, and a no-nonsense approach in court."
"She is excellent with clients and focuses on the pertinent issues."
"Possesses an advanced understanding of financial disputes. She has particular expertise in cases involving overseas assets and third parties. Sources are quick to mention her fantastic client care skills.” “She has an excellent manner with clients, instilling them with confidence and an assurance that they are in safe hands. She is impressive in court and handles with ease the more complex financial matters."
"Her expertise in contentious probate and trusts complements her financial remedy practice."
"She is very experienced and knows exactly what she is talking about.”
“She gives calm, thorough and effective advice to a range of clients and she is very easy to deal with."
"A matrimonial finance and probate specialist with expertise in family-related inheritance provisions claims."
"She is calm, thorough and extremely pleasant to deal with."
"great empathy with clients”
“fantastic in cross-examination."
"punches way above her call"
"reassuring and demonstrates a good bedside manner and an eye for detail"