Kate Bramall > Chambers of Richard Chapman QC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman QC
18 St John Street Chambers
18-20 ST JOHN STREET
MANCHESTER
M3 4EA
England
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Work Department

Family law; Children Act cases; injunctions (private and public law).

Position

Re F (children) (DNA evidence) (2007); [2007] EWHC 3235 (fam): [2008] 1FLR 348 : fam div (Anthony Hayden QC) 20/12/2007. Anonymity: child abuse, DNA samples, DNA tests, expert evidence, anonymity of DNA testing company responsible for corrupt data, instruction of accredited DNA testing companies, family law reform act 1969, art.8 European convention on human rights. Where DNA data relating to the inter-relationship and parentage of several children had been corrupted, a judge refused to grant a request for anonymity in respect of the company responsible for that data. The court also outlined the correct method by which accredited DNA specialists should be instructed in child welfare cases.

Career

Called 1999.

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association.

Education

Bury Grammar School (Girls); University of Liverpool (LLB Hons 2(1)); School of Law, Manchester..

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Family and children law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Kate Bramall18 St John Street ChambersHer patience and compassion makes her invaluable with vulnerable clients.