Susan is an expert Divorce solicitor who has practised family law in Staffordshire for over 26 years. Susan has a sound understanding of the emotional impact of separation and the need for clear, friendly and practical advice.
Susan has assisted many clients with their collaborative cases over the years and recognises the enormous benefits to her clients who have been able to use the collaborative process to resolve their issues. Working alongside other collaboratively trained professionals during the process really does give a holistic approach to what is understandable a very difficult time for separating people.
I am a Resolution Accredited Financial Planner and also a Pension on Divorce Expert. I have been providing support to clients and professionals with regard to divorce for over 20 years. I adopt a can-do approach and am always inventive in seeking solutions.
I am passionate about finding solutions using collaborative law and I am co-chair of the Collaborative Working party within Resolution.
I will always say if I don't believe my advice or support is required as I do not believe that clients money should be spent unless it needs to be..
With significant experience in dealing with divorce and what can often be complex financial and property issues arising from the breakdown of a relationship, Rhonda has chosen to focus on this area of law and has carved out an excellent reputation amongst her peers in this specialised field. Rhonda achieves excellent results for her clients and is regarded as a high profile practitioner renowned for the energy and passion she employs on behalf of her clients. Specialising in this area of law means that Rhonda regularly deals with challenging issues arising from a marital breakdown to include complex business structures, property/land disputes and trust elements, as well as pensions and maintenance. Having established a good network of professional contacts to include family mediators, financial advisors, accountants, therapists and barristers, Rhonda is able to call on and work along with such other professionals to the benefit of her clients as required.
When dealing with what is often an emotional time for her clients, Rhonda’s working ethos is to ease her client through the necessary process, employing a pragmatic and realistic approach to the effort of finding a resolution to the issues as swiftly and as cost effectively as possible, doing so in a conciliatory yet focused manner. Rhonda is passionate about delivering the best service possible to all of her clients and works hard to ensure that she and her team continue to deliver a beneficial outcome to her clients. Working in a collaborative process means Rhonda can ensure that parties deal with difficult and emotive issues in a dignified manner, giving control to the parties, and not the lawyers to make sure that parties can make decisions that are best for them and their family. Employing her wealth of skills and knowledge in this particular field of matrimonial finance Rhonda is very well placed to serve her client well throughout.
Resolution’s 6,500 members are family lawyers and other professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Our members follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems. Our members encourage solutions that consider the needs of the whole family – and in particular the best interests of children.