Lucy Lightowler

Lucy Lightowler is a consultant solicitor and joined BH&O in September 2019.

She studied Law at Warwick University and then went on to the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice to obtain her professional qualifications. She completed her training at a leading Oxford firm and in 2003 she qualified as a Solicitor practising in all areas of family law for several years. More recently she has worked at the University of Oxford as a Policy Advisor dealing with legal and compliance issues for the colleges.

Lucy is a member of Resolution and was previously secretary of the Oxford branch of Resolution during the early part of her career. She is currently a Committee Member of the Oxford branch of Resolution helping to arrange events for the local family lawyers.

During a difficult time Lucy offers a supportive and friendly approach. She is down to earth, non-judgemental and a great listener who takes time to understand her clients and build a strong and trusting relationship.

She prides herself on being able to explain complex processes in a clear way and to help her clients navigate the legal process.

Lucy specialises in acting for parents in care proceedings, child disputes following relationship breakdown and cases of domestic abuse.


Direct: 01235 425506
Mobile: 07733 155826

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