Jane Bacon specialises in all aspects of Children law, both in public and private law disputes. Jane represents children, Local Authorities and parents/other family members. She is favoured Counsel in sensitive cases involving vulnerable adults, children and adoption breakdown. Her background as a former midwife and nurse make her a popular choice in cases requiring forensic analysis of complex medical evidence such as non-accidental injury, factitious illness and cases where the children within proceedings have medical conditions affecting their care.
Jane’s extensive experience in private law disputes extends to child abduction, removal from the jurisdiction, disputes over medical care and other complex cases requiring the appointment of a children’s guardian.
- Public Law children (Care and Adoption)
- Private Law children
- International children cases
- Child Abduction
Appointments & Memberships
- Chairman of Fitness to Practice Panel of the General Medical Council
- Family Law Bar Association
- Midland Circuit