Ms Debra Gold > Chambers of Mike Magee > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mike Magee
Fenners Chambers
3 MADINGLEY ROAD
CAMBRIDGE
CB3 OEE
England

Position

A very experienced child care lawyer, who joined Fenners in 2008 having moved from chambers in London where she had practised for many years. Debra is the head of the Family Group at Fenners.
Many of Debra’s cases involve allegations of serious physical and sexual abuse. Her practice includes cases of child abduction, adoption, residence and contact disputes.
Debra is experienced in representing parents with mental health problems, addictions and learning difficulties.
Child care: regularly instructed in cases involving serious injuries to children and complex medical evidence
Vulnerable witnesses: experienced in cross-examining children and other vulnerable witnesses
Europe: regularly involved in cases involving children from other European countries where issues of jurisdiction under Brussels II (Revised) arise

Career

Year of call: 1985

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association
Association of Lawyers for Children

Education

BA: Oxford

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > South Eastern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors: Child Law (Public and Private)) Ranked: Tier 2

Debra GoldFenners ChambersHer preparation skills are meticulous and has a very pragmatic approach and is willing to give firm advice when necessary.

Fenners Chambers houses financial claims and private law children matters expert Katharine Ferguson, Debra Gold, who is adept at dealing with child care cases, including international cases involving children from other European countries where issues of jurisdiction arise, and financial remedy specialist Katharine Bundell – names part of a package that makes it, according to one solicitor ‘a great chambers with a real depth and breadth of expertise’.