Private Law Proceedings - Notable Cases
Re E (2020) acted on behalf of a father accused of controlling and coercive behaviour, verbal abuse, assault and financial control. The father made cross-allegations about the mother’s alleged drug use. All allegations against the father were dismissed, and every allegation against the mother was found proven.
Re A (2019) represented a father accused of rape and domestic violence in a 5 day fact-finding hearing, which involved both interpreters and covert recordings.
Public Law Children - Notable cases
Re H (2020) acted for a mother accused of FII. The case concluded with the local authority withdrawing proceedings.
Re S (2020) represented Stockton on Tees in care proceedings where the parents had long-term drug misuse issues. Care and adoption orders made.
Re G (2019) acted for a father who suffered from long-term drug addiction. The local authority’s application to remove the child was successfully opposed after a 2 day contested hearing.