Mr John Chukwuemeka > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Barrister Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA
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John is a specialist family practitioner with an emphasis in child care work who represents parents and children in all levels of court, including the Court of Appeal. John has extensive experience covering all aspects of proceedings relating to children including public law and private law disputes.

He is experienced in the representation of a wide range of clients, including local authorities, parents, extended family members, intervenors, the official solicitor and children (including separate representation of competent children) in both areas of public and private law.

John has a background of practicing in criminal law which has included cases concerning children relating to allegations of serious neglect and physical / sexual abuse. This background has provided an invaluable basis of knowledge and experience particularly when acting in cases with a concurrent criminal investigation, previous or current criminal proceedings.

He has acted in factually and legally complex cases involving allegations of factitious, induced illnesses and non-accidental injuries to a child / children and infant death.

John’s particular interest and expertise in cases involving complex medical and factual issues in respect of possible fabricated or induced injuries, non-accidental injuries and allegations of serious sexual or physical abuse.