Karen Edwards is a solicitor in the Family Law Department. Prior to joining Diamond Heron Solicitors, Karen has 10 years’ experience in the area of family and matrimonial law. Karen completed her degree in Law with Economics before embarking on a Masters in Management and Corporate Governance which led to her attending at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies wherein she qualified as a practising Solicitor.
Karen undertakes cases such as divorce and separation, domestic violence, children’s contact and adoption, public law Care Orders and financial settlements. Karen deals with contentious matters and complex legal issues before the Court in respect of clients and advises a wide range of clients including vulnerable adults, children and the elderly in an effective and empathetic manner to assist in managing emotionally unpredictable situations.
Karen is a member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland Children Order Panel and she has a particular interest in children’s order law having represented clients in wardship, child abduction and Hague Convention matters. Karen undertakes volunteer work with children and those with special needs.
Karen enjoys spending time with family and friends… particularly so if a Nando’s is involved!