Joan Connell > Fourteen > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Fourteen
14 GRAY'S INN SQUARE
LONDON
WC1R 5JP
England

Work Department

Public law children, private law children and ancillary relief.

Position

Joan is a specialist family law practitioner. She has considerable experience of public law cases and represents local authorities, parents and children’s guardians on a daily basis. She has been involved in a wide variety of cases, including allegations of sexual abuse, non-accidental injury, death of a child and assessment of relatives abroad. She has also acted in care cases involving jurisdictional issues and Article 15 and Article 56 of BIIa. In private law proceedings Joan has particular expertise in intransigent contact disputes representing parents and rule 16.4 guardians. Joan regularly lectures at Kings College London on safeguarding, domestic violence and child contact on their International Child Studies masters course.
Notable cases: DS v RS [2009] EWHC 1594.

Career

Called 1985.

Memberships

FLBA.

Education

BA Law; MA Child Studies.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Children law (including public and private law)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Joan ConnellFourteenAn excellent advocate who always commits to a case and to the client. She has a really good warm manner which puts clients at ease but works hard to ensure that she provides a very good service.