Dornier has practiced exclusively in family law for more than 20 years with a wide range of expertise in all areas of family law from leading child care cases to complex financial remedy disputes. She has a busy finance and children practise in the North of England.
Dornier’s principal specialism is financial remedy and private law children disputes in which she has over the years built up a reputation for incisive analysis and robust advocacy.
Dornier has been described by the Legal press as “impressive on her feet” and “insightful to client’s problems”. She places considerable importance on an open and friendly relationship with both solicitors and lay clients and is a firm believer in practical, realistic advice tailored to the client’s individual needs.
"She is sensible, charming and empathetic, and really excellent at managing difficult people."Chambers & Partners (2017)
"Dornier is extremely experienced and is a great all-rounder for family law. She is very client-friendly and her advice is easily understood."Chambers & Partners (2020)