Christopher represented a Mother in complex child care proceedings with a very long history. His client had significant learning difficulties with a very low IQ, and also suffered depression and agoraphobia. For much of the proceedings she was unable to leave her home, and required the assistance of an advocate. There had been a long … Continue reading
Christopher acted for a mother and her new husband – with whom the children had developed a particularly good relationship and who sought to adopt the children. The father objected. Christopher successfully persuaded the court to grant the adoption.
Christopher acted for grandparents in a case where their grandchild was removed from the mother’s care. The mother had particular difficulties arising from the fact that she had been sexually abused as a child. There was a concern that the grandmother had failed to protect her. As the result of the mother’s neglectful parenting the … Continue reading
Christopher acting for a mother at the final hearing and on appeal where a Care Order had been sought as the result of his client’s neglect of her older children and of concerns about her mental health. This case involved Christopher’s particular skills in: acting for vulnerable clients with mental health issues ensuring his clients … Continue reading