Samantha is a Partner and Head of the Children Law Team, advising clients on all aspects of children law. She is experienced in assisting a range of clients including vulnerable adults and children and handles cases in an empathetic yet practical manner. Samantha has Higher Courts (Civil Proceedings) advocacy rights and is an experienced advocate, representing children, parents and family members in court. She is a Resolution trained Mediator and is committed to helping clients match the legal process best suited to their needs, avoiding court proceedings where that is possible. She has been described as being “completely committed to her clients and is flexible and imaginative in the way she handles cases” (Chambers 2011) and a “very sensible and committed children lawyer who is a joy to work with” (Chambers 2012). Chambers 2013 note that she is “a hard-working and highly able lawyer who is empathetic and professional.” She is described as “a superb lawyer who works tirelessly for clients” and “clear thinking and client focused” (Chambers 2014). Samantha is also recommended by Legal 500 (2013) who describe her as‘one of London’s “go-to” specialists for complex children’s issues’.