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No5 Barristers Chambers

Chambers of Mark Anderson QC

FOUNTAIN COURT, STEELHOUSE LANE, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Fax:
Fax 0121 606 1501
DX:
16075 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.no5.com
Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, London

Kirsty Gallacher

Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Email:
No5 Barristers Chambers (Chambers of Mark Anderson QC)

Position

Kirsty specialises in all aspects of family law, with a particular emphasis on public law proceedings. Kirsty appears on behalf of local authorities, parents and guardians in all levels of the family division. She is experienced in cases involving allegations of non-accidental injury and is regularly instructed in high-profile cases involving serious injuries, sexual abuse and fabricated or induced illness. Kirsty has been involved in a number of cases with an international element, with issues relating to habitual residence and the placement of children abroad. Kirsty undertakes training for social workers and also lectures at Birmingham University for the post qualification social work course. In private law proceedings she represents parties and extended family members in protracted contact disputes, child abduction and cases where the child is separately represented. Kirsty also has a strong ancillary relief practice with and is regularly instructed in high net worth cases including those involving substantial business interests and family trusts. Recent cases include: Re K and H [2014] EWFC 1, Family Division, Bellamy J, 5 January 2015; Walsall MBC v K [2013] EWHC 3192 Family Division, Holman J, 7 October 2013.

Career

Called 2006; Gray’s Inn. Scholarships: Scholar of Cynthia Terry Award.

Member

Treasurer FLBA; Midland Circuit.

Education

Alderbrook School; Solihull Sixth Form College; University of Leeds (2005 LLB (Hons) 2:1, 2006 BVC (Very Competent)).

Leisure

Running, walking, cooking.


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Family and children law – Leading juniors

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