Annabel is a lawyer in our family team and works with clients on all aspects of family law. Annabel assists clients on separation, divorce, parenting agreements, child arrangements, and matters where domestic abuse is a feature.
Annabel appreciates that at the time of instruction, clients are often going through what is usually, a very difficult and emotional time, and supports clients with compassion, sensitivity, and empathy.
Annabel is committed to assisting clients to resolve their issues as swiftly and as safely as possible. She adopts a non-confrontational approach and encourages and supports clients to resolve issues amicably, however, has experience in acting in court proceedings if attending to the matter outside of court is no longer in the client’s best interest.
Annabel has experience in working with married and unmarried couples following a breakdown of their relationship to include the division of finances, assets and property. She also has experience working with parents with child arrangements, particularly where there are issues of domestic abuse. Where matters can be dealt with outside of court, Annabel can prepare Parenting Agreements for parents who wish to formalise their arrangements.
Annabel supports clients who are victims of domestic abuse and where necessary can assist with injunction applications.
Annabel graduated in law from Southampton University in 2017, and after that successfully completed her LPC at the University of Law in 2018 before commencing her training contract. Annabel qualified as a Solicitor in August 2020 and joined Debenhams Ottaway in 2021.
Annabel is a member of:
- Young Resolution
- Women in Business Network
- London Young Lawyers Group (LYLG)
- City of Expertise Junior Division
- Herts Law Society Junior Lawyers Division
Annabel is a Mentor with the LYLG.
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Annabel did an amazing job dealing with a very unpredictable ex-wife and navigated her very cleverly. She was very calm and dealt with everything very well. She is obviously very experienced and clever and I am sure the firm knows how lucky it is to have her. We were very lucky to get her as our lawyer.
Annabel had a great deal of both experience and patience, both of which (I imagine) she needed alot of over the year with my case. I have had negative interactions with lawyers in the past and was very nervous and anxious. Annabel was importantly, very kind and considerate with me, and went over things many times for my benefit. I really felt that while always being professional, she was dedicated to fighting for me. I’m hugely indebted to her for being able to bring a successful resolution for myself and my ex-partner, and now thanks purely to her, I am able to have a meaningful relationship with my daughter, with weekly contact and more involvement in her life. Annabel is an incredible lawyer, it is clear she is on top of her game, and I would have no hesitation again to request her services again if I had to.
Professionalism and knowledge of Annabel.
Annabel was extremely efficient and always communicated with me in a timely manner.
All round helpful and professional on this occasion and prior use of the business.
Annabel was on the ball, listened well to what I said and kept me updated at every stage, and the costs were as Annabel predicted.
Annabel Andreou is excellent. Her grasp of financial matters is deep and well-beyond her years. Annabel very swiftly laid my fears to rest. Not only was she highly professional, but very courteous, friendly, empathetic. Her legal work is impressive, she is very clear about our aims and next steps, and handled the other party with diplomacy and tact. I would never have gotten anywhere without her help.