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Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC
1GC | Family Law
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private and public law proceedings and the Court of Protection. She has particular expertise in cases involving the international movement/relocation of children and the separate representation of children and has appeared in landmark Court of Appeal decisions in both these areas (Re F (A Child) (International Relocation Cases) [2015] EWCA Civ 882 and W (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 1051). She is also a very experienced expert in cases where serious allegations of abuse (physical, sexual or emotional) and parental alienation/hostility are made, where catastrophic non-accidental injury has been suffered, where factitious illness is alleged, in cases (both private and public) with an international dimension and in serious medical treatment/end of life cases. Recent notable cases in which Alev has appeared include: Re M-Y (Children) [2018] EWCA Civ 1306;  N v J (Power to Set Aside Return Order) [2017] EWHC 2752 (Fam); An NHS Hospital Trust v GM and Others [2017] EWHC 1710 (Fam); HK (Serious Medical Treatment) (No.2) [2017] EWHC 2581; HK (Serious Medical Treatment) (No.3) [2017] EWHC 2991; H v S (Surrogacy Agreement) [2015] EWFC 36; Re J (A Child) [2014] EWCA Civ 875; Essex County Council v RF and Others (Deprivation of Liberty and Damage) [2015] EWCOP 1;  YLA v PM & MZ [2013] EWHC 3622 (Fam).


Called 1988, Gray’s Inn.


Fluent in Turkish, both written and spoken.


FLBA; Human Rights Lawyers Association; Association of Lawyers for Children.


LLB (Hons) King’s College, University of London.


Playing piano, theatre visits, walking in the Derbyshire Peaks, travelling (especially around Turkey).

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London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

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Alev Giz

1GC | Family Law

Able to consider complex matters and distil the key aspects which need to be progressed.

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

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Alev Giz

1GC | Family Law

Quickly gains the utmost of respect from judges, clients, and opponents.