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Jonathan Bennett

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Practice Areas

Jeremy practises in mainly public law care proceedings, but also other family and local authority proceedings involving children.

Selected Cases:

M-F (Children) [2014] EWCA Civ 991 (15 July 2014)

R (A Child), Re Court of Appeal (Civil Division), 12 June 2013 [2013] EWCA Civ 899

A Local Authority v K Family Division, 11 October 2011 [2011] EWHC 2581 (Fam); [2012] 1 F.L.R. 765; [2012] Fam. Law 124

C (A Child) Court of Appeal: [2012] EWCA Civ 535 – an appeal against a finding that the Mother was responsible for non-accidental injuries

A Local Authority v K And Others [2011] EWHC 2581 (Fam) [2012] 1 FLR 765 – case involving the death of a child where the President decided that no fact-finding hearing was necessary or appropriate

Re A (A Child) Court of Appeal Neutral Citation Number: [2007] EWCA Civ 1058 [2008] 1 FLR 1423 – a case involving non-accidental injury and whether a judge’s finding that both parents were responsible for causing injury independently to a child was sustainable

Professional Memberships



Legal Services Commission Funding Review and Special Cases (including High Cost Cases) Committee Member