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Maria Hamilton joined Powell Spencer & Partners as a Consultant in August 2018.

Maria is a former Partner at McMillen Hamilton McCarthy Solicitors in East London and specialises in children law with particular expertise in complex care proceedings. She has been a member of the Law Society Children Law Accreditation Scheme since 1997, representing children, Child Guardians, parents and other family members in care proceedings.

Maria is a higher courts advocate (in civil proceedings) and sits as a vice chair of the Independent Review Mechanism.

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Paralegal

Lacey joined Powell Spencer and Partners in September 2017 having graduated with first class honours in Psychology in 2011.

Lacey has several years of experience working alongside vulnerable adults and children with complex and multiple needs. At the start of her career, Lacey worked as an Assistant Psychologist to a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in a secure hospital and in the community. In more recent years Lacey was employed by a Local Authority as a Family Practitioner with a specialist thematic link role in Adult Emotional Wellbeing.

Lacey completed a mini-pupillage on a multi-defendant murder trial which sparked off her wish to pursue a career in Law. Lacey currently works as a Paralegal in the Family Department where she assists with both Public and Private Law matters. Lacey is actively involved in pre-proceedings matters and she frequently represents parents whose children are subject to the Public Law Outline.

Lacey prides herself on providing excellent client care and is passionate about social justice.

Lacey aspires to become a Lawyer and she currently attends law school in the evenings where she is on track to graduate with distinction in her Masters of Legal Studies.

Lacey is a member of the Human Rights Lawyers Association.

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Solicitor

Puja graduated from Queen Mary University in 2007 with LLB Honours and completed her Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School.

Puja is a Solicitor who has extensive experience in Family Law and Public Law children cases. Her current and previous caseload ranges from divorce to contact, residence applications, injunctions, Special Guardianship Order applications and representing relatives and parents in care proceedings.

Her knowledge of the legal aid system is exemplary. Her approach is to ensure matters are dealt with amicably where possible and ensuring that clients are kept regularly updated to obtain the best achievable result in all cases. She is a committed, hardworking and dedicated individual who strives to attain the best results for her clients.

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Senior Solicitor

Sarah has worked as a family solicitor for over 20 years. She is a member of the Law Society Children Panel. In care proceedings when working with parents, she will go through the local authority evidence forensically with the client in order that evidence is properly challenged. At the same time, she will seek to ensure that clients are realistic and understand those Local Authority concerns which are accurate. This is to ensure that the parent can work on those problems and show the Local Authority and Court they have insight and capacity to change. She will also challenge Local Authorities upon the level of support they are providing for families.

Sarah acts for children by their Cafcass children’s guardians. Sarah will carefully consider support needed for the child and advocate for the child on behalf of the Guardian. She will always to try to prevent delays in proceedings by thinking ahead , considering and the possible outcomes and parties’ non engagement.

Sarah has experience in working on cases where parents have mental health issues, learning disabilities, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. She has worked with Deaf clients and extensively Bangladeshi families, having previously worked in Tower Hamlets.

Sarah does most of her own advocacy.

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Senior Solicitor

Sandy Randhawa is an experienced family and matrimonial solicitor who advises on all aspects of divorce, separation and nullity, including the resolution of financial, property and pension issues. Sandy also deals with cases involving an international element, jurisdiction disputes and issues relating to children, injunctions relevant to domestic abuse, and advises on cohabitation issues and pre-marital agreements.

She has represented a diverse range of clients both in England and internationally. These clients include footballers, senior company directors, pilots, teachers and police officers.

Sandy has successfully made a name for herself in dealing with complicated financial disputes involving high net worth assets, disputes regarding ownership of property, third party interests and trusts claims. Her understanding of important cultural practices in certain communities has assisted in carefully bringing complicated ownership claims to the court’s attention to ensure that she secures excellent results for her clients.

As a Senior Solicitor with years of experience, Sandy prides herself on treating each case individually and reaching a conclusion as sensitively and speedily as possible. She recognises that relationship breakdown is a very difficult and emotionally challenging time for clients and therefore provides as much support and understanding as possible. Sandys’ philosophy is to deal with matters in a conciliatory manner, whilst adopting a no nonsense approach to secure the best outcome for her clients.

As well as being a member of Resolution (formerly known as SFLA), Sandy is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel and a member of the Middlesex Law Society, having previously been the Lecture Secretary for the Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire Law Society. She is also on the management committee for Slough Contact Centre.

Having appeared on television and radio, Sandy is regularly invited to deliver presentations to various organisations. She has worked closely with local courts and Judges in presenting topical issues to practitioners and Judges. She is currently involved in hosting workshops for other professionals to raise awareness of the issues facing family and matrimonial clients. She also undertakes pro-bono work in the local community.

Sandy is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu.

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