Leo Cogin’s practice is in family law. He accepts instructions in all areas of law concerning children including private and public law.
In care work, he is experienced primarily in the representation of parents and children and has also represented local authorities.
His private children work covers all aspects, from contact and residence disputes to declarations of parentage and leave to remove from the jurisdiction.
He has represented clients at all levels of tribunal from the family proceedings court to the Court of Appeal.
Leo has many years’ experience of dealing with victims of domestic violence.
Before coming to the bar, Leo worked for several local authorities and also for the homeless charity SHELTER in both the London Housing Advice Centre, and in their central legal services team.
BA (Hons) LLB (Hons) (Lond) MPhil (Cantab)
Significant cases include the following
Re: M (Interim Care Order:Removal) EWCA Civ 1594 1FLR 1043
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