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Mrs Mo Hayes
Partner in the family department with specialism in children’s law. This includes representation of parents within private law disputes concerning the child’s living and contact arrangements and care proceedings concerning issues of child protection. Experienced member of the Law Society’s Child Panel and accredited to represent children both directly where they have capacity and through a children’s guardian in private and public law proceedings.
Trained: Sills & Betteridge; qualified 2003.
Resolution. Law Society’s Child Panel.
The Westgate School, Winchester; University of Aarhus, Denmark (1998 as part of undergraduate degree); University of Bristol (1999 LLB 2:1 European Legal Studies); University of the West of England (2001 PG Dip Legal Practice Merit).
Committee Treasurer of the Lincoln Child Contact Centre, on the steering group for the Children’s Links Contact Centre and the Parental Substance Misuse Intervention Programme. Interests include walking, reading, cinema, live music, theatre.
The family department at Sills & Betteridge LLP is made up of four individual groups. Helen Derry heads both the family department overall as well as the mediation group. The matrimonial and finance group is headed by John Mitchell who ‘is undoubtedly the stand-out partner‘. The emergency work group focuses on domestic abuse and child abduction matters and is headed by Chrystal Theofanous, a ‘solicitor whom you really want on your side‘. Mo Hayes heads up the care team which represents children and parents in care proceedings brought by local authorities.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in East Midlands
- Private client > Family
- Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the East Midlands
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Employment > Employment