Goodman Ray

Kevin Skinner

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Practice Areas

Kevin is an expert in all aspects of domestic and international family and children law and the international movement of children. He has expertise in international custody disputes, child abduction (Hague and non–Hague), internal and external relocation and children's law private issues, often involving same-sex parents. Kevin frequently represents couples in surrogacy arrangements and co-parenting agreements.


Kevin joined Goodman Ray in October 2006. He became a partner in June 2015.

Professional Memberships

Kevin is a member of Resolution, Human Rights Lawyers Association, Association of Children Lawyers, Young Legal Aid Lawyers, Amnesty International and the Lesbian and Gay Lawyer Association. He sits on the Child Abduction Lawyer Association (CALA) committee.


Kevin is also a regular contributor to Jordan’s Family Law and is frequently asked to comment on cases by LexisNexis. His articles include, but not limited to 'Adoption, public policy and integrity'; Re PW: - Jordan Family Law, May 2012, volume 42, page 577'; 'Confidentiality in Children Cases after Doncaster MBC V Haigh' - Jordan Family Law, December 2011, volume 41, page 1348' and 'The Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007: Two Years On' - Jordan Family Law, January 2011, volume 41, Page 76.'


Tennis, skiing, running and literature.