Paula Thomas is a specialist children’s law barrister.
Paula particularly specialises in Public and Private Law cases and in particular those in which complex allegations are made.
She has acted for both Applicant Local Authorities and parents in complex care proceedings such as fabricated induced illness cases or in cases of physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect and non–accidental injury and is a particularly sensitive advocate for vulnerable clients.
Paula has had many successes representing clients with learning disabilities.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Paula worked for the Legal Aid Agency for 9 years, working in conjunction with the SRA and police dealing with fraud investigations.
- Public Law children (Care and Adoption)
- Private Law children
- Court of Protection
- Public Access
Appointments & Memberships
- Lincoln’s Inn
- Family Law Bar Association
- South Eastern Circuit
- Midlands Circuit