Estella qualified in 2006 as a Solicitor and exclusively practices in family law, joining Goodwins Family Law in April 2013 as an Associate Solicitor.
In 2015 Estella became a Resolution Accredited Family Law Specialist with a particular specialism in advising on the law surrounding unmarried couples and financial provision for children. Estella’s caseload comprises high net worth matters consisting mainly of divorce, separation, the financial elements involved in both as well as children disputes. Estella has a particular expertise in dealing with complex financial disputes and children issues resulting from the breakdown of a marriage or cohabitation, including same sex marriages. Many of Estella’s cases involve an international element.
In addition to this, Estella also deals with Nullity proceedings, financial applications on behalf of children (Schedule 1 applications), advising on the impact of religious marriages (especially Islamic marriages) in financial proceedings, and drafting and advising on pre- and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation/living together agreements and separation agreements. Finally, Estella also deals with cases involving domestic violence issues and can make the necessary applications for protective measures such as injunctions (non-molestation orders and occupation orders) and Prohibited Steps Orders (protective orders relating to children).
Outside of the office, Estella enjoys travelling, live music and films.