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The law relating to children, including public and private law cases and abduction; high profile and ultra-sensitive child arrangements and relocation cases; representing local authorities, parents and guardians in public law and adoption cases; complex care cases involving fatalities, serious injuries, sexual and emotional abuse and cases where there is a conflict of medical evidence.
Called 1985. Joined 1 Garden Court 1999. Silk 2006.
Family Recorder 2006.
Joint Head of Chambers 2013-2020.
Deputy High Court Judge 2016.
Member of FLBA. Association of Lawyers for Children. MCIArb.
Contributor to Family Law.
Specialist contributor to Rayden and Jackson on divorce and family matters.
Contributor to Halsbury's Laws (children).
Drafted training protocol for expert witnesses; run, jointly with senior consultant psychiatrists, training sessions for expert witnesses; drafted FLBA response to Government consultation on Expert Witnesses.
Review of Non-recent Child Sexual Abuse at Chelsea Football Club (2019).
Interests: cycling, hill walking, theatre.