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Chambers of Ruth Henke QC

30 PARK PLACE, CARDIFF, CF10 3BS, WALES
Tel:
Work 029 2039 8421
Fax:
Fax 029 2039 8725
DX:
50756 CARDIFF- 2
Email:
Web:
www.30parkplace.co.uk

Ruth Henke QC

Tel:
Work 02920 398421
Email:
30 Park Place Chambers (Chambers of Ruth Henke QC)

Position

Ruth is an experienced silk specialising in the protection of and provision of services to children and vulnerable adults.

Ruth has a deserved reputation as an expert in her field. Her knowledge of the relevant law is widely acknowledged. She has a reputation as a highly skilled and effective advocate whose client care skills shine through. Ruth works well both with individuals and teams. She is regularly instructed by local authorities, LHBs, hospitals, parents, relatives, incapacitated adults, and children. Ruth appears in the Family Court, the Court of Protection and the Administrative Court.

Ruth is the editor responsible for the Welsh Materials in the Family Court Practice and is the author of the chapter on Welsh Family Law in Butterworth’s Family Law Service.

Career

Call: 1987 | Queen's Counsel: 2006

Member

In Chambers

  • Head of Chambers (2015)
  • Head of the Family Team ( 2011)
  • Head of the Public Law Team ( 2006)

Outside Chambers

  • Deputy High Court Judge (2018)
  • Member of the Advisory Panel to the Law Commission for England and Wales
  • Member of the National Independent Safeguarding Board for Wales
  • Chair of the SE & SW Wales regions of the FLBA

Education

Howell’s School, Llandaff; Worcester College Oxford (MA (Oxon) Juris)

Leisure

Keen gardener; loves art; practises yoga.


Regional Bar : Wales and Chester Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Family and children law – Leading silks

Ruth Henke QC - 30 Park Place ChambersRecommended for cases involving non-accidental injuries, salt poisoning and abuse allegations.

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