Worthingtons Solicitors

Naomi Devlin

Family Law

Naomi is a graduate of the University of Ulster, Queens University and has a Diploma in Area Studies from time spent at McKendree University, Illinois, USA. Since qualifying Naomi has specialised exclusively in the practise of family law representing clients throughout Northern Ireland and internationally to include clients based in Canada, United States, Europe,  China and Australia. Naomi has particular expertise in the following areas;

-Warship Proceedings

-Child Abduction and Hague Convention Proceedings

-Custody/ Residence

-Surrogacy

She also advises clients in all aspects of Divorce and Ancillary Relief proceedings.

Naomi is a member of the Children Order Panel. She is an approved Solicitor on the International Children Law Panel and is also an accredited Solicitor Advocate.

I just want to thank you personally for all the hard work and determination you have brought to a very difficult case for all involved. You should be very proud of the outcome today at Court and the team you brought together. I will personally be forever grateful for the great service provided

Career Highlights

  • Successfully Judicially Reviewed a local Trust who were found to have breached the client’s Article 8 Human Rights – Right to Family Life
  • The settlement of a £2.5 million estate in the context of Divorce/ Ancillary Relief proceedings
  • On foot of extensive financial negotiations, successfully secured for her client the retention of a substantial Civil Service pension as an offset to other matrimonial assets.
  • A defined Contact Order for a client based in Australia in respect of his three children resident in Northern Ireland
  • Acted on behalf of parents in relation to the making of a  parental order in the context of Surrogacy proceedings

Areas of Expertise

Family

Naomi Devlin's latest article

Death and Divorce- What are the Implications if one party dies during a Separation or Divorce?

Naomi Devlin, Associate Solicitor with Worthingtons Solicitors, who specialises in matrimonial and family law looks at the implications when one party dies in the midst of divorce proceedings. For many couples...

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