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  1. Family and children law – Leading silks
  2. Family and children law – Leading juniors

Family and children law – Leading silks

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Family and children law – Leading juniors

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3PB’s team has expertise across a broad range of family law matters, including matrimonial finance, international child abduction and relocation, as well as cases of fabricated and induced illnesses. Vanessa Meachin QC took silk in 2018.

No5 Barristers Chambers’ β€˜excellent’ family group has expertise in complex care cases with international elements, high-value matrimonial finance, serious physical and sexual abuse, fabricated/induced illnesses and child deaths.

Senate House Chambers houses a β€˜strong selection of barristers’ with solid expertise in public and private children law, including cases involving female genital mutilation, sexual abuse, non-accidental child injuries, as well as fabricated and induced illnesses.

St Ives Chambers’ family practice has β€˜great strength and depth’, with members active across the spectrum of family law matters. Recent cases include high-value financial remedy work, inter-generational sexual abuse, fabricated and induced illnesses, complex wardship matters, and serious non-accidental injuries. Elizabeth Isaacs QC is very well known for her expertise in surrogacy cases. In November 2017 Adem Muzaffer moved to 30 Park Place Chambers.

St Mary's Chambers specialises solely in family law. The set’s traditional strength lies in public law children cases involving inter-generational sexual abuse, non-accidental injuries, domestic violence and mental health issues, alongside care and relocation matters. The group has also seen an uptick in high-net-worth matrimonial finance cases.

St Philips Chambers is β€˜a strong family set’, where members are instructed in public and private children law cases involving international child abduction and relocation, fabricated and induced illness, serious physical and sexual abuse, as well as child deaths, to name a few. Matrimonial finance is another core strength; Jonathan Nosworthy is well known for handling financial remedy matters. In 2017 Sara Lewis joined from 9 St John Street, and in 2018 Rosalyn Carter and Louise McCabe were appointed to the circuit and district benches, respectively.

The 36 Group’s family team predominantly receive instructions in private law children work and care proceedings; members also have considerable experience in surrogacy and fertility cases. Recent work highlights saw multiple members of the set appearing in a care case involving the use of hair strand testing, following allegations that the mother was a user of cocaine.

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