“From a Google search of “Best Adoption Lawyer Yorkshire” to meeting you, tackling all the interesting hurdles… to today the day when we gain a new son. I can’t thank you enough for all your hard work and your unfaltering belief that we would succeed.”

Evelyn is a highly skilled and experienced solicitor and advocate who specialises in family law and is frequently instructed to act for children in the most complex cases, often with an international element.

She has significant experience in international adoptions – a sector which requires specialist knowledge and expertise. Evelyn has an analytical approach and gives clear and practical advice about the best approach for achieving the best outcome in disputes about children.

She is a passionate, tenacious member of the team, and is known for her professional, grounded and non-judgmental approach to work.


  • Care proceedings
  • International child abduction
  • Child protection work with an international element
  • Adoption including international cases
  • Same sex relationship issues


  • Law Society Children Panel member

Our Children Team

The reputation of our Children Department in balancing the needs of children and their parents in all scenarios – is unparalleled. Experts in putting children’s interests first, we work with you to ensure their wellbeing, living arrangements, financial security and protection. If you cannot reach agreement through informal negotiations, we will guide you through the options to establish which one is best for you.