Debbie Richards


Partner heading the childcare department.


University of Central England Law Society (1984 BA Law); College of Law (Guildford)


Qualified 1994; Hugh James 1985-1999; Devonalds 1999-2002; Hutchinson Thomas 2002, partner 2010

Member of the Law Society Children Panel. An approachable advocate with over 20 years’ experience in the legal profession. Has expertise in handling divorce and high value financial cases with an active interest in domestic abuse cases. She is a member of the Law Society Children Panel and is committed on a daily basis to child law work. Deals with all aspects of child law and has experience in complex cases including fabricated illness syndrome, sudden infant death syndrome, non-accidental injury and neglect. Has a particular interest in the representation of parents with learning difficulties.