Children (Public Law)

Adam has extensive experience in all aspects of children’s proceedings, from the Court of Appeal to the Family Proceedings Court. He has been involved in complex and lengthy causation hearings involving conflicting medical expert opinion. He has a track record for effectively representing all parties in proceedings, but derives particular satisfaction from representing child parties in their own right.

Selected Cases

  • Re: A County Council v KO & RL & ML & MML (by their guardian) [2018] EWFC 21: Acted for the second respondent in an application for care orders relating to two children.
  • Re G (A Child) (CA) [2012] EWCA Civ 1377.
  • A County Council v K, C & T (CA) [2011] 2 FLR 817.
  • Re H (Care proceedings: Disclosure) (CA) [2009] 2 FLR 1531.
  • Re F [2008] (Judicial Review). A high profile matter attracting media attention.
  • Re S [2008] (Multiple NAI head injury- 10 day fact finding).
  • Re W (Contact: Joining child as a party) [CA] (2003) 1 FLR 681.
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