Irena is a Trainee Solicitor and joined Family Law Group in February 2015. She works out of both the Chesterfield and Derby offices and is well known for being a committed member of the Derbyshire team and dedicated to promoting the firm locally.
Irena specialises in private law children, divorce, finances and undertakes the drafting of wills. She has experience in care proceedings alongside public law outline and injunction cases.
Having completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of Derby, she continues to invest time in further legal training courses. Prior to joining Family Law Group, Irena gained legal work experience abroad having taken time out to work in Cyprus.
Irena is passionate about her work and enjoys the focus of working for a firm that is a specialist in the area of family law. She enjoys the challenge of having to work within a demanding profession, but also of being in a position to help clients through a difficult time.
Irena has a particular aptitude for supporting vulnerable clients and achieves this through her voluntary work at the Derbyshire Domestic Abuse Service, offering free legal advice and support to victims of domestic violence.
In her spare time, Irena enjoys cooking, going to the gym and making decorations and gifts for friends and family. She is a keen traveller, never missing the opportunity to visit new destinations. Irena is also fluent in Greek, which is her native language.