Natalie is a Family Law Paralegal, based in the Bristol office of Co-op Legal Services. She primarily assists Family Law & Divorce Solicitor, Phil Thomas, in complex Children Matters and Financial Matters. Natalie also assists with complex divorce cases, such as contested divorces, divorces with an international element, and injunctions.
Prior to joining Co-op Legal Services, Natalie worked in Pensions and Savings Administration, giving her a unique perspective for Financial Consent Orders.
Natalie graduated with an MA in Law with Distinction from the University of Bristol in 2019.
Previously, Natalie achieved a first class honours in her BSc (Hons) Marketing at Ulster University and has several postgraduate qualifications in Marketing and Leadership.
In 2018 Natalie held an internship at a multi-practice law firm in New York City, as a member of the Washington Ireland Programme Class of 2018. She also volunteered during this period with the Brownsville Community Justice Centre, working in Restorative Justice.
Natalie has also worked as a Legal Researcher with Nexus NI, a charity that provides counselling services for, and lobbies on behalf of, victims of rape and sexual assault.
Natalie joined Co-op Legal Services in 2019.
When Not Working
Natalie plays hockey for Bristol Ladies Hockey Club and has a keen interest in Reform Pilates.
She has achieved her DIP LCM in Musical Theatre and has performed in many musical productions across Ireland.