Daniel Swan > Chambers of Deni Mathews > Plymouth, England > Lawyer Profile
KBG Chambers Offices
115 NORTH HILL
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Daniel maintains a full public law practice.
Daniel regularly acts in finding of fact hearings in matters of non-accidental injury and sexual abuse.
Recent cases include:
Re: S & P – Instructed on behalf of a father in care proceedings issued following the death of a child.
Re: S and others – Instructed by a local authority to obtain injunctions under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court against seven males to protect a teenage girl from child sexual exploitation. Injunctions obtained.
Re: C&P – Instructed by the children’s guardian to represent a a young baby who presented, at 7 weeks old, with 30 fractures. 2 week fimding of fact hearing.
Re: K & J – Represented a father in a 10 day finding of fact hearing in respect of two young children that concerned the injestion of subutex by a one year old and the exposure of both children to a number of illicit substances. Issues included the reliability of hair strand testing and the correct procedure for collection, storage and analysis.
Re: O – Represented a mother through the official solicitor in a 10 day finding of fact hearing in respect of allegations of sexual and physical abuse. None of the findings sought by the local authority against the mother were made.
Re: W – Application before Baker J in respect of an application to discharge a father with parental responsibility as a party to care proceedings.
Re: W – Representated a local authority at final hearing in fraught and complex proceedings. Instructed at very short notice due to the matter being returned from leading counsel.
Re: C – Sucessfully persuaded the court, against its initial determination, that it did infact have jurisdiction in respect of a child habitually resident outside of the EU.
Re: W – Represented a father accused of causing injuries to his three month old baby.
Re: S – Representated a local authority in a case where the mother was accused of causing injuries to her child by shaking him.
Re: V – Representated an intervenor in a complex fact finding hearing concerning multiple serious injuries to a baby. Intervenor removed from the pool at pre-trial stage.
Called to The Bar 2012