Children (Public Law)

Adam represents local authorities, parents, children and interveners on the most serious and complex cases.

Selected Cases

  • Re : E (2019- 2022): Leading Junior in an extremely long running and complex case, hearing over 25 days, including appeal. Instructed by the local authority in which findings of sexual abuse, (involving transmission of HPV),  and failure to protect made. Multiple experts with conflicting opinions.


  • Re FT (2020): Representing a very vulnerable mother with significant learning and communication needs in a tragic child death case in The High Court. Led By Alison Grief QC. Client wholly exonerated from responsibility for her babies’ death, or any failure to protect.


  • Re LB ( 2016): Representing father accused of killing his child with horrific multiple injuries. Led by Paul Storey QC in the High Court. Clint completely exonerated and as a result protected in the subsequent criminal proceedings.


  • 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 W (Contact: Joining child as a party) [CA] (2003) 1 FLR 681.
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