Ms Maria Gallagher > Chambers of Oba Nsugbe QC > Swindon, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oba Nsugbe QC
Pump Court Chambers
5 TEMPLE CHAMBERS, TEMPLE ST
SWINDON
SN1 1SQ
England

Position

Maria Gallagher is a family law specialist, having practised in this area throughout her professional career and specialised since 2003.

Her practice spans all areas of family law with a particular emphasis on children work.

In public law Maria represents parents, children, local authorities and extended family members. She has expertise in cases which involve death and non-accidental injuries, serious sexual abuse and factitious illness often with complex and competing expert medical evidence.

She also regularly acts in cases involving domestic abuse and neglect, parents with learning disabilities,

In private law Maria is regularly instructed in residence, contact and specific issue applications. She has particular experience in cases of intractable conflict, of implacable hostility / parental alienation, cases involving domestic abuse and applications for internal and international relocation.

Maria has expertise in litigation involving financial settlements following the breakdown of marriage or civil partnership from First Directions Appointment through to final hearing. She often advises in cases prior to the commencement of proceedings in order to assist in facilitating the earliest resolution for her client.

Career

Call: 1997

Memberships

  • Association of Lawyers for Children
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Western Circuit

Education

  • LLB (Hons), Liverpool University