Debbie has specialised in family law since she qualified in 1994. She joined the National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS), a UK charity providing children's rights and socio-legal services in 2003 and has been a Director of Legal Services since 2008. Debbie extensive experience of representing children in private law proceedings. She is committed to promoting the rights of children and ensuring that the voice of the child is heard in all matters affecting them both inside and outside the court arena.
Debbie is a member of the Children Panel. She joined the ALC Executive Committee in 2009 and is currently the Treasurer having been Co Chair from 2015-17.
Debbie lives in Cheshire with her partner and various rescue dogs and cats. She is a keen football fan and reluctant biker.