All aspects of public and private law concerning children, with a particular interest in those cases involving sexual abuse, non accidental injury and associated police investigations.
Cases involving a foreign element both in a public and private law context acting for parents, local authorities and guardians ranging from relocation applications to placing children with families abroad in a public law context.
All aspects of law affecting children in todays modern families.
- Public Law (Care and Adoption)
- Private Law children
- Modern Families
- International Children
- Child Abduction
Appointments & Memberships
- Grays Inn
- Family Law Bar Association
J and E (Children: Brussels II Revised: Article 15)  EWFC 45
Successfully represented mother at the final hearing of application for care and placement orders by making an application for children to be returned to Hungary, this case was the subject of an unsuccessful appeal by the local authority and children’s guardian (see N (Children) (Adoption: jurisdiction)  EWCA Civ 1112)
K and D (Children) – Care Proceedings – Separation of Siblings  EWFC B104
Representing father at fact finding hearing and opposition to local authority’s care plans in respect of separation of siblings
JP v LP & Ors (Rev 1)  EWHC 595 (Fam)
Failure of parties to surrogacy arrangement to apply for a parental order within statutory time limit
TG (A Child)  EWCA Civ 5
Appeal against case management decision, refusal of judge to give permission to adduce evidence of biomechanical engineer.
Education and Qualifications
- LL.B (Bristol)
- Inns of Court School of Law
- Called: 1984