St Ives Chambers

Jeremy Weston QC

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Practice Areas

Public Law Children, Private Law Children

Career

Jeremy has practised in family law for his entire career. In 2011 he became Queen’s Counsel and is recognised as a specialist Queen’s Counsel in family law. He was appointed a Family Law Recorder in 2018. He has vast expertise in the most complex of care cases involving the death or serious injury of children (with a particular interest in head injuries), sexual abuse, poisoning cases, fabricated or induced illness. His practice also includes judicial review.

Jeremy has extensive experience in protracted and complicated private law proceedings involving residence (including internal relocation), contact (including parental alienation and intractable contact disputes), allegations of physical, emotional and sexual abuse, disputes over education, religion, medical procedures and changes of name, child abduction, international relocation, surrogacy and parental order applications and parenting disputes arising from same-sex relationships.

Jeremy is well attuned to the needs of the client and is highly regarded for his approachable and personable manner.

Professional Memberships

Chair of the West Midlands Family Law Bar Association. Independent member of the Parole Board. Head of Chambers at St Ives Chambers.

Publications

FGM – Archives of Disease in Childhood (British Medical Journal) 2017.

Co-Author of 'Challenging and Defending Local Authority Child Care Decisions: A Practical Guide' (2013) Jordans Publishing.