Covert recording is no longer limited to the realms of spies and detectives. With advancements in technology anyone can take out their phone and record without anyone else knowing. 

The technology (including spy ware) is readily available and relatively inexpensive so it’s inevitable that people will seek to use it. 

Harriet Collins appears in Family Law discussing the use of covert recordings and their weight in court cases. 

Covert recordings - what should family lawyers advise? is available to read via the Family Law website. 

Harriet is a paralegal in the family team. Before joining Russell-Cooke in September 2017, she worked as a divorce and family paralegal at a London firm. Harriet will be commencing a training contract with Russell-Cooke in 2019.