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Chambers of Richard Wright QC

6 PARK SQUARE, LEEDS, LS1 2LW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 2459763
Fax:
Fax 0113 2424395
DX:
26402 LEEDS Park Square
Email:
Web:
www.parksquarebarristers.co.uk

Dawn Tighe

Tel:
Work 0113 2459763
Park Square Barristers (Chambers of Richard Wright QC)

Work Department

Family & Children Law

Position

Dawn Tighe is a specialist family practitioner with 25 years’ experience in all aspects of public and private law and at all levels of the Family Court.

Dawn specialises in cases concerning serious non-accidental injuries and complex medical evidence. She regularly conducts finding-of-fact hearings in public-law proceedings, and is skilled with radiological and neurological evidence, TRIAD injuries, and cross-examining pathologists. She deals with cases concerning complex infant death.She has extensive experience of cases concerning factitious disorder.Dawn accepts instructions from the Official Solicitor, parents, grandparents, local authorities and guardians. She is skilled with contested adoption applications and leave to oppose such applications. She deals with relocation cases and abduction.Dawn regularly handles Article 15, Brussels II Revised applications concerning transfer of proceedings in public-law proceedings.She has considerable experience dealing with vulnerable clients and witnesses and cases concerning allegations of sexual abuse in both public and private law.

Career

1989 call

Member

Lincoln’s InnNorth Eastern CircuitFamily Law Bar AssociationBar National Pro Bono Unit

Education

1988
Newcastle University, LLB Law (Hons)
1989
Inns of Court School of Law, BVC


Regional Bar : North Eastern Circuit

Family and children law

Within: Family and children law – Leading juniors

Dawn Tighe - Park Square BarristersA tenacious advocate with a charming client manner.

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