Case of Interest include:
Re North Somerset Council v W & B (2016/17) A case on behalf of the respondent mother involving a fact finding hearing to establish the causation of unexplained bruising and a suspected fracture to a child under one year old.
Re London Borough of Hillingdon v B & R (2018) A case on behalf of the respondent father in which the local authority’s request for a placement order in respect of a child with autism was successfully resisted and his links with his birth family preserved.
Re Bristol City Council v J & R (2018) Appearing for a father with profound learning difficulties and successfully appealing against a finding at first instance that he lacked capacity to participate in the proceedings in his own right.
Re Cardiff City Council v A & A (2018) Appearing for a father, who spoke little English, in a case where his young son had allegedly been seriously scalded, father’s case being that the expert evidence was in error as to causation of his son’s injuries.
Re GCC v N & Others (2017/18 and continuing) Appearing on behalf of a non-resident father at a two-month fact-finding hearing during which it was alleged that the resident mother had exposed my client’s child to the risk of sexual exploitation within the mother’s extended family.