Laura Briggs > Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC > London, London > Lawyer Profile

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

Laura practises exclusively in the law as it relates to children, representing parents, children and relatives. She appears in complex private law cases, where there are issues of sexual abuse, alienation and emotional harm. Recent public law work has included cases where factitious and induced illness is an issue, historical sexual abuse, inflicted injury, placement of children overseas and issues of jurisdiction where children have been abandoned or trafficked into the UK. Laura is often instructed in difficult disputes relating to removal of children from this jurisdiction by a parent, to live abroad.

Career

LLB (Hons) Manchester University. Called to the Bar, Inner Temple 2001. Called to the Bar (Cayman Islands) 2010. Laura is also a door tenant at 18 St John Street Chambers, Manchester. She was appointed a Recorder in the family court in 2015, sitting on the South Eastern Circuit.

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Memberships

FLBA, Association of Lawyers for Children.

Lawyer Rankings

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Laura Briggs

1GC | Family Law

Has an affinity with everyone she engages with from judges, opponents and clients; a precise thinker.