Ms Dogruel has over 25 years of legal experience and has sound academics combined with a high quality training. She began her legal career in 1995 in Central London working in a specialist criminal firm whilst studying for her external law degree with the University of London. She completed her LPC in 1998 and qualified as a solicitor in 1999, having received a high quality of training as a trainee solicitor in a well established law firm. Since qualifying she worked in the private sector specialising in Family Law. She became a member of the Law Society Accredited Family Law Panel between 2005 to 2010 whilst working at supervisor level. Ms Dogruel has been a Consultant at Makka Solicitors since 2013. In her long career, she has gained a wealth of experience in all areas of family law. Her in-depth knowledge of family law enables Ms Dogruel to undertake cases with many complexities involving clients with mental health, language and immigration issues as well as cases involving more than one area of family law, in particular:-
Divorce and Nullity • Relationship breakdown • Property and financial disputes (including high net worth cases and civil proceedings under TLATA) • Section 37 Injunctions • Domestic Violence Injunctions • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements • Child Arrangements Applications for Contact, residence, specific issue orders as well as orders for the disclosure of the whereabouts of a child • Parental responsibility agreements • Financial applications under the Children Act • Care Proceedings
Ms Dogruel is also fluent in Turkish and is able to converse on a basic level in Arabic.