Maria is part of the Family law team and specialises in matrimonial practice areas, with a particular focus on finances in high net worth matters.
She joined Royds Withy King in 2019, after eight years as head of Family at Herrington Carmichael. After training at Charles Russell and being retained for four years, Maria went on to work at Moore Blatch and Rooks Rider.
Maria has worked on a range of cases including HMRC fraud investigation and complex matters across multiple jurisdictions. Notable cases include working with a Russian client in France whose husband had oil interests in the Middle East, and a Spanish client with inherited assets in Spain whose spouse jointly held property in London with his family.
Maria is a member of Resolution as well as The Law Society.
Outside of work, Maria enjoys visiting antique fairs, trips to the opera and walking with her dogs. Having previously lived in Spain, she is reasonably fluent in Spanish.