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Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC

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Andrew Bagchi QC

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Web:
1gc.com
1GC | Family Law (Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC)

Position

Highly experienced in complex medical and welfare cases concerning children and vulnerable adults and all aspects of financial work in the Family Court and the Court of Protection. Regarded as a highly reliable, approachable and versatile practitioner. Particular fields of interests include the investigation of sexual abuse, parental alienation, forced marriage, medical treatment of children and the incapacitous, elder abuse and deprivation of liberty.

Recent cases of interest include the following: X (A Child) (No 2), Re [2016] EWHC 1668 (Fam) (08 July 2016)W (Medical Treatment: Anorexia), Re [2016] EWCOP 13 (26 February 2016)S (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 83 (09 February 2016)H (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 1284 (11 December 2015)RS, Re (Forced Marriage Protection Order) [2015] EWHC 3534 (Fam) (03 December 2015)F v Cumbria County Council & Anor (No 6) (Publicity) [2015] EWHC 3228 (Fam) (06 November 2015); Essex County Council v RF & Ors (Deprivation of Liberty and damage) [2015] EWCOP 1 (07 January 2015); X & Ors (Deprivation of Liberty) (Number 2), Re [2014] EWCOP 37 (16 October 2014); A Local Authority v M & Ors [2014] EWCOP 33 (11 August 2014); X & Ors (Deprivation of Liberty) [2014] EWCOP 25 (07 August 2014); JS (A Child) [2014] EWHC B20 (Fam) (11 February 2014) London Borough of Brent v NB [2017] EWCOP 34 (25 October 2017)  W (A Child : No 4) [2017] EWHC 1760 (Fam) (10 July 2017) Kirk v Devon County Council & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 260 (12 April 2017) SW & TW (Children : Human Rights Claim: Procedure) (Rev 1) [2017] EWHC 450 (Fam) (08 March 2017) [2017] EWHC 450 (Fam) (08 March 2017) AB v HT & Ors [2018] EWCOP 2

Career

Called 1989, Middle Temple. Queens Counsel 2015.

Languages

French, German.

Education

QEGS Wakefield; Kings College London


London Bar

Children law (including public and private law)

Within: Children law (including public and private law) – Leading silks

Andrew Bagchi QC - 1GC | Family LawOutstanding children lawyer with a fantastic ability to analyse parents’ motives and behaviour.

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Court of Protection and community care

Within: Court of Protection and community care – Leading silks

Andrew Bagchi QC - 1GC | Family LawWell liked by clients.

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