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I need more information about Our Team

Our team here at Hepburn Delaney has a wealth of experience in providing legal advice for you and your family.  We are proud of our history and the service we provide to our clients.

Our Partners

Our Team

Jane Hepburn

Director Partner

Jane is a Partner/Director and leads the Children Team. Jane has been in practice for over 30 years in Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted and has undertaken family, property and probate work.

She now specialises in Children Law, including Child Protection and Public Law Proceedings, representing children, Guardians and parents. She is also a member of the Wills Trusts and Probate team.

She is a Resolution accredited specialist in Children and Domestic Violence Law.

Jane is a Mediator, dealing with issues relating to children and finances. Her wealth of experience and knowledge in making arrangements for children is invaluable.

Our Team

Rebecca Delaney

Director Partner

Rebecca is a Partner/Director and leads the Family team. She specialises in Matrimonial, Civil Partnership and Co-habitation matters. She is also a member of the Children Panel and assists the Children team.

Rebecca provides assistance to clients throughout Hertfordshire and because of her reputation, also represents clients further afield. She is experienced at dealing with modest and substantial financial settlements.

She is a member of Resolution and is committed to helping you reach a conclusion as swiftly, amicably and cost-effectively as possible. Rebecca adopts a pragmatic approach to resolution and predominantly assists clients to conclude matters by agreement, however she is an experienced litigator if Court proceedings are required.

Our Team

Alison Rowley


Alison is the head of the Wills, Trusts and Probate Team and she is a Member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners.

Alison originally practised as a Commercial Property Solicitor in London for Linklaters and Price Waterhouse Coopers before transferring her specialism to Private Client. Alison’s commercial experience enhances the advice she is able to offer when dealing with estates.

Alison is committed to providing clear and considerate advice to all her clients, whether in preparation of a simple Will or advising on complicated Trusts and Probate. Alison regularly arranges home visits throughout Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties.

Our Legal Team

Our Team

Christine Ramsey


Christine is a Solicitor/Mediator and a senior member of the Children Team. Christine has specialised in family and children law for over 30 years and was one of the first solicitors to become a member of the Law Society Children Panel.

Christine, formerly a partner and head of the family law team at Matthew Arnold and Baldwin in Watford, has experience in dealing with all family matters. She has a particular specialism in representing children and Guardians in Public Law Proceedings.

Our Team

Drenne Dunphy

Solicitor & Family Mediator

Drenne has worked within the Family Law setting for over 30 years initially as a Solicitor and then training and qualifying as a Family Mediator, gaining accreditation through the Law Society and registration with the Family Mediation Council.  She has spent the last 27 years living and working in the Hemel Hempstead and Tring areas.

Drenne now specialises solely in Mediation devoting her professional time to assisting separating couples resolve their issues in a safe, informed environment which allows them to take control over important decisions in moving forward with their lives.

Our Team

Gemma Keats


Gemma is a solicitor in the Family and Children Team who has worked in Family Law since 2009. Gemma is a member of Resolution and offers specialist advice in a wide range of family issues including divorce and separation, financial remedy (for unmarried and married couples and civil partners) and children matters.

Gemma adopts a practical and non-confrontational approach to resolution wherever possible. Gemma is committed to understanding the particular needs of a client and works hard to achieve the best possible outcome as swiftly, amicably and cost-effectively as possible. Her aim is to provide clear, straightforward and constructive advice and to support clients through what for many is the most traumatic period in their lives.

Gemma commenced her legal studies in 2005 and went on to study Law at the University of Hertfordshire graduating in 2010. Following graduation Gemma completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in 2012 before qualifying as a solicitor in May 2015.

Our Team

Julie Mackay

Chartered Legal Executive

Julie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, specialising in representing parents in Children Law proceedings. She has worked in Family Law for 16 years. Her sensitive and practical approach to resolving matters relating to children makes her an asset to the Children Team.