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Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC

10 LINCOLN’S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3BP, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7797 7900
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Fax 020 7797 7929
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1034 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Alev Giz

Tel:
Work 020 7797 7900
Email:
1GC | Family Law (Chambers of Janet Bazley QC and Charles Geekie QC)

Position

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).

Career

Called 1988, Gray’s Inn.

Languages

Fluent in Turkish, both written and spoken.

Member

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

Education

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

Leisure

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


London Bar

Children law (including public and private law)

Within: Leading Juniors

Alev Giz - 1GC | Family LawQuickly gains the utmost of respect from judges, clients, and opponents.

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Court of Protection and community care

Within: Leading Juniors

Alev Giz - 1GC | Family LawAble to consider complex matters and distil the key aspects which need to be progressed.

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