Karen Edwards is a solicitor in the Family Law Department working alongside Director, Anne Marie Kelly, and Solicitor, Aine Toner. Karen undertakes cases such as divorce and separation, domestic violence, children’s contact and adoption, public law Care Orders and financial settlements.
Karen deals with contentious matters and complex legal issues before the Court in respect of clients and advises a wide range of clients including vulnerable adults, children and the elderly in an effective and empathetic manner to assist in managing emotionally unpredictable situations. Her highlights include:
Reuniting a birth mother and her biological son after 50 years apart;
Declaratory matters reuniting adult children with elderly parents;
Re-establishing countless contact arrangements between parents and children
Resolving complex matters and reach settlements outside of Court and where this has not been possible, successfully representing clients through the Court process across all tiers of Court within the jurisdiction of Northern Ireland.
Establishing a particular interest in children’s order law having represented clients in wardship, child abduction and Hague Convention matters.
Karen undertakes volunteer work with children and those with special needs. Karen enjoys fitness… and of course, Nando’s!