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Ulrike specialises in matrimonial finance and private children work. Before coming to the Bar, Ulrike worked for Burgess Mee Family Law where she assisted with high-value financial remedy cases, as well as complex private children disputes, including child abduction cases.
Since joining the Bar, Ulrike has represented clients at all stages of the litigation process, including FDAs, FDRs, FHDRAs, DRAs, final hearings and enforcement hearings. Recently, Ulrike acted as junior counsel in a three-week fact-finding hearing at the High Court where she, together with Julia Gasparro, represented the intervenor in care proceedings.
Ulrike has been described by instructing solicitors as a “very knowledgeable and professional advocate who truly cares about her clients”.
Examples of recent cases are:-
D v D
Financial remedy proceedings. Ulrike represented the Wife in a complex financial remedies matter containing allegations of financial misconduct and litigation misconduct, as well as arguments as to whether the Wife’s reliance on a letter intended for the Husband amounted to a strict breach of confidence pursuant to Tchenguiz and Ors v Imerman  EWCA Civ 908.
M v M
Financial remedy proceedings. This case involved a number of foreign properties held under a trust for the benefit of W and her siblings, as well as a number of UK properties. Ulrike represented the Husband at the FDA and FDR where a settlement was achieved.
B v A
Child Arrangements enforcement proceedings, final hearing. Successful in persuading the court to the criminal standard of proof that the mother had breached the child arrangements order and that she had no reasonable excuse for doing so. The Recorder was persuaded that direct contact between the father and the child was to be preferred over indirect contact (as ordered in the final child arrangements order) so as to counter the effects of the mother’s influence over the child.
W v O
Ancillary Relief, final hearing. Successful in persuading the court that the joint tenancy between W and O should be transferred into W’s sole name and that she could keep all the furnishings of the flat.
Bar Professional Training Course, (Very competent)
Graduate Diploma in Law, (Commendation)
BA (English and American Studies; First Class)
Inner Temple Major Scholarship (2016)
Inner Temple Major Scholarship (2015)
Karl Franzens University Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance (2012)