Head of Family Law
Una graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast with an Honours degree in Law and Politics, having spent one year studying in America under the Business Education Initiative.
Una gained admission to the Institute of Professional Legal Studies and qualified as a Solicitor in September 2007. After qualification Una travelled to Australia and New Zealand. There she worked in prestigious law firms such as Norton Rose in Sydney. Upon returning home / to this jurisdiction Una focused on Family Law and Matrimonial Law.
Una is now head of the Family Law and Matrimonial Department in Hunt Solicitors and specialises in separation and divorce cases as well as financial settlements and civil partnerships. She has experience in all Domestic Violence proceedings and Children Order matters both public and private law.
Una is a long standing member of the Children Order Panel which is a specialist panel of Children Order Solicitors approved and accredited by the Northern Ireland Law Society.
In 2018 Una was appointed to another specialist panel namely the Northern Ireland Guardian Ad Litem Agency Panel. This allows Una to represent children in Public Law proceedings pursuant to the Children (NI) Order 1995.
In addition for several years Una has worked with North Down Women’s Aid. She was on the Board of Directors and also acted as secretary on this Board. In addition she attends monthly workshops run by North Down Women’s Aid. This allowed her to provide advice and assistance to women and their children at a most vulnerable time in their lives.
- Financial Settlements
- Child Contact
- Civil Partnerships
- Children Order
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