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Barrister dealing with all aspects of family law relating to children. Reported cases include: AAA v ASH, Registrar General for England and Wales and the Secretary for Justice [2010] 1 FLR 1; K v K [2007] 1 FLR 345; Re A (abduction: habitual residence: Consent) [2006] 2 FLR I; Re U (re-opening of appeal) [2005] 2 FLR 444; Re S (child: financial provision) [2005] 2 FLR 94; Harris v Harris; Attorney-General v Harris [2001] 2 FLR 895; G v G (care proceedings: split trials) [2001] 1 FLR 872; G v G (standard proof) [2001] 1 FCR 97; Re H (contact: mother’s opposition) [2001] 1 FCR 59; Re DH (a minor) (child abuse) [1994] 1 FLR 679. Qualified family mediator and an early neutral evaluator.


Called 1985; Middle Temple; Recorder: 2007; Silk 2011.


Pro Bono Unit; FLBA; IAML; Associate Member of Resolution; Association of Lawyers for Children.


Queen Mary’s High School for Girls, Walsall; Queen Mary College, University of London.

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Catherine Wood QC

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