Renata was called to the Bar in 1999 at Lincoln’s Inn and subsequently qualified as a solicitor in 2002. She has practised both in High Street Firms in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. She was also a Legal Adviser at the University of Derby where she dealt with large commercial contracts and procurement and has more recently worked In-House in at a large, local family-owned business where she has dealt with a wide range of matters including employment, landlord and tenant, debt recovery, commercial contracts and disputes.
In August 2021, she joined a local Leicester based chambers, before joining KCH Garden Square Chambers in November 2021.
Away from chambers Renata’s interest include travelling, walking, attending live music concerts and socialising with friends.
Renata has a mixed civil practice that includes personal injury claims, contractual disputes, commercial disputes and boundary disputes. She regularly appears in courts across the Midlands region but is willing to travel further afield as required. She also has experience in dealing with Housing Law and Contentious Probate.
Renata is keen to develop her civil and chancery practice further at the bar. She has significant experience in employment disputes, gained from both her work In-House and whilst practicing as a solicitor. She has experience on advising on TUPE transfers, consultancy agreements and compromise agreements, she also has experience of representing Clients at Employment Tribunals – her latest being a 3 day contested hearing in Newcastle Employment Tribunal.
Renata regularly receives instructions on all types of private law children cases including those involving disputes over child arrangements , domestic violence and/or relocation disputes from early directions hearings through to fact finds and final hearings. Renata has also represented parties on matters including prohibited steps/specific issue orders as well as non-molestation and occupation orders.
Renata is known for her sensitive, user friendly, yet robust approach and brings with her many years of experience in private practice, before continuing her career at the bar.