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Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC

1-3 WHITTALL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Fax:
Fax 0121 236 6961
DX:
16072 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC), Lucy Hawkins, Birmingham, ENGLAND

Lucy Hawkins

Tel:
Work 0121 236 0863
Email:
Web:
www.stiveschambers.co.uk/barristers/lucy-hawkins/
St Ives Chambers (Chambers of Jeremy Weston QC)

Work Department

Lucy Hawkins is an experienced Family law Barrister. 

Position

She has over 18 years’ experience in cases relating to children, and has specialised almost exclusively in that field since 2005.

Prior to that date she also dealt with criminal cases; a background that is of particular benefit in cases where alleged injury or other abuse of children has led to police involvement.

Career

Year of Call: 1994

Private and Public Law Children

Lucy Hawkins advises and represents all the usual parties within public and private law proceedings. This includes representing parents with learning difficulties, in respect of whom the need for clarity and sensitivity takes on even greater significance. She also appears on behalf of individuals represented by the Official Solicitor.

She has experience of County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal matters, and has been led in family and criminal matters. Her experience includes cases involving:

  • Serious non-accidental injury and injuries
  • Sexual abuse
  • Fabricated illness
  • Murder
  • Rape
  • Child cruelty
  • Domestic violence
  • Emotional abuse
  • Alcohol abuse, other substance abuse
  • Chronic neglect.

She is well used to considering medical and psychological reports and cross-examining experts.

She has experience cross-examining child witnesses.

Languages

English

Member

Family Bar Law Association

Education

ICSL

CPE

BA Hons Durham University

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