29 Bedford Row Chambers

Roshi Amiraftabi

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Practice Areas

Almost exclusively in the field of children law. Private law children involving cases with an international element, in which questions of jurisdiction or enforcement of foreign orders arise, cases of child abduction (Hague and non-Hague), as well as international and internal relocation cases. Extensive experience in public law matters involving legally or factually complex issues, as well as those in which there are international issues, or where jurisdiction is challenged. Also instructed in applications concerning vulnerable adults, and those with mental incapacity in the Court of Protection, and in applications for forced marriage protection orders. Cases include: Re A (A Child) [2014] EWHC 604; A v A [2013] EWHC 3554; Re S (A Child) [2013] EWHC 1295; FQ v MQ [2013] EWHC 4149; L B Lewisham v DM (January 2012) (Family Law Journal); Re B (Children)(Relocation Jurisdiction)[2008] EWCA Civ 1034; Local Authority X v MM (no 2)[2007] EWHC 2003; Local Authority X v MM (an adult) & Anor (no 1) [2007] EWHC 2689.

Career

Called 1993. Undertakes Public Access Cases.

Professional Memberships

Family Law Bar Association.