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Harriet Whiteside

Family, Child Law & Litigation Department

Harriet Whiteside is a Legal Executive and  joined the Family Department at F Barnes in August 2019.

Harriet prides herself on being able to see a case through from the beginning to the end, be that by negotiating an agreement with other solicitors or by way of going through the court process. Harriet often completes the advocacy at court for her clients. Particularly, Harriet enjoys cases which have complex issues such as an international element and also cases which require assisting vulnerable clients.

Harriet completed her law degree with the Open University graduating with LLB Honours. She further completed exams to become a qualified Legal Executive.

Harriet has worked within the  Family law departments since 2011, working both in Essex and East London so  is very familiar with the local area,  judiciary and other firms of solicitors.

If she has any spare time, Harriet enjoys spending time with her young family and cooking, along with a penchant for rally cars.

Harriet specialises in:

  • Family
  • Divorce
  • Non Molestation Injunctions and Occupation Orders
  • Children Law
  • Cohabitee and Property disputes
  • Dispute Resolution