Fenella Cooil is a specialist children law barrister.
Fenella is regularly instructed in complex private children cases including those with allegations of domestic violence and parental alienation. Fenella is also instructed to advise and represent parties in internal and international relocation cases and Hague and Non-Hague convention child abduction cases.
Fenella acts for local authorities, parents and children’s guardians in proceedings involving domestic violence, sexual abuse, non-accidental injury and chronic neglect. Fenella represents vulnerable clients with drug/alcohol addiction, mental health disorders and learning difficulties. Fenella has experience in cross examining experts including paediatricians, psychologists and psychiatrists.
Fenella has a pragmatic and straight-talking approach; she is described by her clients as empathetic, tenacious and incisive.
Appointments & Memberships
- Inner Temple
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