Care Proceedings involving domestic and sexual abuse

Ronald acted for a mother in care proceedings at a three-day final hearing, involving issues of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, neglect and failure to protect.

This case deals with Ronald’s skills in:

* assimilating and prioritising large volumes of evidence

* demonstrating to the court the efforts the mother had made to change and sustain change

* identifying an appropriate independent expert for a second opinion prior to the trial.

This case was reported in the Irish Law Reports of the 10th of March 2014.