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Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC
1GC | Family Law
10 LINCOLN’S INN FIELDS
LONDON
WC2A 3BP
London
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Position

Daisy specialises in family law as it relates to children. She represents local authorities, parents (including prospective adoptive parents), extended family members (particularly grandparents), foster carers and children at all stages of public and private law Children Act and Adoption matters and is also experienced in cases involving the alleged “radicalisation” of children. She acts in cases involving complex medical and factual evidence arising from possible non-accidental injuries and in cases in which there are allegations of secual or physical abuse. Daisy is particularly experienced in complex private law cases, including those in which the child is separatley represented, those involving lesbian mothers and/or gay fathers and those involving complex religious considerations. Daisy is also experienced in cases on international abduction, international adoption and the application of Brussels II Revised in both public and private law cases. Daisy appears regularly in relocation cases.

Career

Following completion of Pupillage in October 2000 and prior to taking up tenancy, Daisy spent a term as Judicial Assistant to the then President of the Family Division, Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss. In 2003, as the recipient of a Pegasus Scholarship, she spent three months working at a specialist family law firm in Sydney, Australia.

Memberships

South Eastern Circuit. Association of Lawyers for Children.

Education

Grey Court School; Wadham College, Oxford University. Jurisprudence BA 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

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

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Daisy Hughes

1GC | Family Law

Is a highly regarded barrister trusted by solicitors and judges alike; she really grasps the issues and can get down on a level with the client.