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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

Highly experienced in complex medical and welfare cases concerning children and vulnerable adults and all aspects of financial work in the Family Court and the Court of Protection. Regarded as a highly reliable, approachable and versatile practitioner. Particular fields of interests include the investigation of sexual abuse, parental alienation, forced marriage, medical treatment of children and the incapacitous, elder abuse and deprivation of liberty.

Recent cases of interest include the following: X (A Child) (No 2), Re [2016] EWHC 1668 (Fam) (08 July 2016)W (Medical Treatment: Anorexia), Re [2016] EWCOP 13 (26 February 2016)S (Children) [2016] EWCA Civ 83 (09 February 2016)H (A Child) [2015] EWCA Civ 1284 (11 December 2015)RS, Re (Forced Marriage Protection Order) [2015] EWHC 3534 (Fam) (03 December 2015)F v Cumbria County Council & Anor (No 6) (Publicity) [2015] EWHC 3228 (Fam) (06 November 2015); Essex County Council v RF & Ors (Deprivation of Liberty and damage) [2015] EWCOP 1 (07 January 2015); X & Ors (Deprivation of Liberty) (Number 2), Re [2014] EWCOP 37 (16 October 2014); A Local Authority v M & Ors [2014] EWCOP 33 (11 August 2014); X & Ors (Deprivation of Liberty) [2014] EWCOP 25 (07 August 2014); JS (A Child) [2014] EWHC B20 (Fam) (11 February 2014) London Borough of Brent v NB [2017] EWCOP 34 (25 October 2017)  W (A Child : No 4) [2017] EWHC 1760 (Fam) (10 July 2017) Kirk v Devon County Council & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 260 (12 April 2017) SW & TW (Children : Human Rights Claim: Procedure) (Rev 1) [2017] EWHC 450 (Fam) (08 March 2017) [2017] EWHC 450 (Fam) (08 March 2017) AB v HT & Ors [2018] EWCOP 2

Career

Called 1989, Middle Temple. Queens Counsel 2015.

Languages

French, German.

Education

QEGS Wakefield; Kings College London

Lawyer Rankings

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London Bar > Court of Protection and community care

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Andrew Bagchi QC

1GC | Family Law

Has a remarkable ability to put clients at ease and present cases in an unfussy manner.

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

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Andrew Bagchi QC

1GC | Family Law

Gets straight to the point and his cross-examination is peerless, often lulling witnesses into a false sense of security.