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Venters Solicitors

213 CAMBERWELL ROAD, LONDON, SE5 0HG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7277 0110
Fax:
Fax 020 7277 0132
DX:
35310 CAMBERWELL GREEN
Email:
Web:
www.venters.co.uk
London, Reigate
Venters Solicitors, Andrea Dawkins, London, ENGLAND

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Andrea Dawkins

Tel:
Work 020 7277 0110
Email:
Venters Solicitors

Work Department

Family.

Position

Partner. Andrea specialises in both children law and matrimonial and cohabitation law. She is experienced in financial relief arising from a breakdown of a relationship. Andrea is a keen and successful advocate undertaking cases involving Children Act proceedings in the Family Proceedings Courts, County Courts and High Court. Andrea is known for her sensitivity and commitment to her cases, often advocating on behalf of vulnerable adults and older children. Andrea is a Member of the Law Society Children Panel and a Legal Aid Agency Supervisor. Andrea represents children and adult parties in care and private law proceedings under the Children Act. She is a former member of the Law Society’s Mental Health review tribunal panel representing clients who were detained under the Mental Health Act seeking discharge from detention or other improvement in their circumstances whilst detained. Andrea developed a particular interest in mental health and its impact on parents, writing a paper as part of her LLM. She maintains an interest in mental health law and practice although no longer a member of the Law Society’s accredited panel. As a trainee solicitor, Andrea provided voluntary work at a local law centre in south London initially providing advice in women only sessions. Over the years, this voluntary work expanded to providing advice and assistance to all individuals in a family setting. Stemming from work as a volunteer legal adviser and then chair of the management committee at the Law Centre, she has also developed an interest and continues to represent deaf clients in family matters.

Career

Trained TWM Solicitors (formerly Wilkinsons); qualified 1998; Mildred and Beaumont Solicitors 1999; JB Wheatley 1999, associate; Dunning & Co 2001, partner 2004; joined Venters 2011, partner 2012 to date. Current directorships: Ellesmere Court Residents.

Member

Law Society Children Panel; Resolution; ALC; NAGALRO (associate membership).

Education

Graveney Grant Maintained School (A levels); Nottingham Trent University (LLB (Hons)); University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (LLM).

Leisure

Andrea is a member of an all female street dance group, the average age of which is 41. We undertake fundraising activities and are twinned with a school for children with learning disabilities in the West Indies. She enjoys contemporary art forms, in particular photography.


London: Private client

Family

Within: Family

June Venters regularly appears in the High Court and family courts at Venters Solicitors . Andrea Dawkins is a specialist matrimonial and child care lawyer.

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