Maria is a senior associate solicitor in the dispute resolution department and manages the civil and employment discrimination team.
Maria studied law at Newcastle University and thereafter went on to study the LPC at the College of Law, York.
She joined Stephensons in 2006 as a graduate paralegal in the family department and shortly thereafter secured her training contract with the firm.
During her training contract Maria held seats in the family, consumer, housing and commercial employment departments.
In September 2009 Maria qualified as a solicitor into the civil litigation team and managed a caseload of a varied range of consumer related matters.
In March 2011 she joined the private family law team, specialising in divorce, ancillary relief, children matters and specifically cases involving domestic abuse.
In August 2015 she was appointed manager of the civil and employment discrimination team.
Maria is a member of the Discrimination Law Association and the Employment Lawyers Association.