Our Barristers have extensive experience of acting on behalf of parents, children, relatives, guardians and local authorities in care, placement and adoption proceedings; and our expertise includes local authority duties, wardship and use of the inherent jurisdiction.
We have specialists in areas including the most severe cases of physical and sexual abuse, and in dealing with complex medical issues including rare genetic disorders, brain injury and mental health and addiction.
Our team provides representation and advice in all areas of public law, and accepts instructions from all parties to care proceedings.
Members of Chambers frequently appear in cases involving complex facts or legal argument at all levels of court. We are often instructed in lengthy fact-finding hearings or final hearings.
- Domestic violence
- Drug and alcohol abuse
- Fabricated and/or induced illness
- Parents and/or children with disabilities
- Parents with significant learning difficulties
- Serious non-accidental injury
- Sexual abuse and child prostitution
Our Barristers who specialise in dealing with these areas are also experienced in working with clients who require an interpreter or need particular support to help them through the legal process, and several are particularly well regarded for their ability to represent those whose circumstances have rendered them vulnerable or fearful of engagement with the legal system.