Profile

I am a specialist advocate for all family matters, in particular those relating to children. I qualified as a solicitor in 1994, obtained higher rights in 2005 and transferred to the Bar in 2019. I am very experienced in care proceedings acting over the years for parents, local authorities and Guardians. I also have experience of dealing with Adult Social Care matters and Court of Protection cases. My knowledge of the internal workings of local authorities is extensive,

I am known for my detailed approach to any cases I undertake and my ability to relate to clients at all levels.

I have appeared in all levels of the Family Court in multi-day contested hearings, up to and including the Court of Appeal.

I also have extensive experience of appearing at Inquests, in particular in relation to child deaths.

I am also happy to represent clients at any type of disciplinary tribunal.

I undertake the following work -

Any hearing in respect of children public law or private law

Matrimonial Finance

Court of Protection

Child Maintenance Service Appeals

Inquests

Professional Disciplinary Hearings

Court Martial

Adult Social Services Disputes

Please feel free to contact me on 07484 795377 to discuss your case

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