Russell Cooke Kingston Upon Thames

About Mae

I approach all cases with a view to achieving the best possible outcome for the client. I understand that the family court process can be daunting, overwhelming and that clients are often going through a very difficult period in their life. I therefore work hard to ensure that clients are kept fully informed and that they understand what is happening, every step of the way.

Mae is able to advise on a range of both private and public law children matters.

She has considerable experience in representing parents where there are concerns of domestic abuse, neglect, and drug & alcohol misuse.

Mae qualified as a solicitor in October 2019 and joined Russell-Cooke in December 2021.

Experience

Mae has extensive experience advising and representing clients in all aspects of arrangements for children, including:

  • child arrangements orders (where the children live and with whom they spend their time)
  • specific issue orders, prohibited steps orders and parental responsibility
  • arrangements involving other extended family members, such as special guardianship orders

Education

  • Studied LLB (Hons) Law with Business at the University of Brighton, graduating with a 2:1
  • Completed the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, obtaining a commendation
  • Trained and qualified at a City based law firm

Mae's highlights

News

22.02.2024

Seen but not heard: the child’s voice in the family court system

Following publication of the report ‘uncovering private family law: how often do we hear the voice of the child?’ on 21 February, associate Mae Al-Omari weighs in...
Mae Al-Omari, Associate in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, family and children team.
Mae Al-Omari
3 min Read
News

06.10.2023

Kinship care week—the role of kinship carers

As part of Kinship Care Week, associate Mae Al-Omari from the children team highlights the crucial role of kinship carers...
Mae Al-Omari, Associate in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, family and children team.
Mae Al-Omari
2 min Read
News

24.07.2023

Child abduction and the war in Ukraine

Mae Al-Omari, Associate in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, family and children team.
Mae Al-Omari
3 min Read
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