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Anogika accepts instructions across a range of Family Law and Court of Protection matters.
Prior to coming to the Bar, Anogika worked at various international tribunals in The Hague and Cambodia. She has experience working on issues such forced marriage and serious sexual offences. She has also worked in a consultant role on issues of human rights.
She is skilled at representing vulnerable clients. Anogika is regularly instructed to act on behalf of clients requiring an interpreter.Children (Public Law)
Anogika regularly appears in care proceedings, acting for Local Authorities, Guardians, parents and grandparents. She has also been instructed on behalf of the police on disclosure matters in care proceedings.
Anogika has acted in multi-day final hearings. She has appeared in proceedings involving domestic abuse, mental health concerns, substance misuse, neglect, and non-accidental injury. She is regularly instructed in complex care proceedings. Anogika is also instructed to appear in FDAC proceedings.
She is frequently instructed in emergency hearings, including ICOs and EPOs. Anogika has appeared in proceedings involving children and the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court. She has acted in cases involving the Official Solicitor when there have been issues of capacity to litigate.
She has assisted in the training of social workers in preparation for giving evidence in care proceedings.
- A Local Authority v J&H (2022): Anogika was instructed in a final hearing concerning jurisdictional issues relating to SGOs and the placement of a child in an EU Member State.
- A Local Authority v C&G (2021): represented the Local Authority in an application for a Care and Placement Order in a four-day final hearing.
- Re W (A Child) (2021): represented the Local Authority in a final hearing involving the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court.
Anogika represents both Applicants and Respondents in private law cases at all stages of proceedings, including applications for Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issue Orders and Prohibited Steps Orders. She has been instructed in cases involving allegations of domestic and sexual abuse.
She has represented vulnerable clients and clients requiring an interpreter and is skilled at representing clients for whom English is not their first language. Anogika speaks Tamil fluently.
She has represented parents in internal relocation cases. She has also acted in adoption proceedings.
Anogika has appeared in multi-day fact-findings and final hearings. She has also undertaken appeals.
In addition, Anogika accepts instructions to represent clients in children arbitration. She has undertaken training in Children Arbitration from Julie Stather, MCI Arb, who co-authored the paper to IFLA proposing the extension of the arbitration scheme to children matters.
- B v C (2022): successfully appealed a child arrangements order made in proceedings under the Family Law Act 1996.
Anogika welcomes instructions across the full range of Court of Protection proceedings.
She has acted in cases in which both mental capacity and best interests are in dispute. She has been instructed in hearings involving issues of residence and care.
Anogika has a broad property and affairs practice, and regularly acts in applications for the appointment and removal of deputies.
She regularly advises on applications for the appointment or displacement of Nearest Relatives. Anogika also acts in deprivation of liberty challenges.
- A CCG v M (2022): Anogika represented a CCG in a case concerning the Covid-19 vaccination.
Brighton Bar Society ‘First steps towards a career at the Bar’ with Richard Ager, Anogika Souresh and Hope Spalding - Dec 2020
Welcoming new tenants Anogika Souresh and Hope Spalding - Oct 2020
Jury irregularity in Court of Appeal – not a unanimous verdict? - Jul 2020
Domestic abuse in faith communities with Natasha Isaac & Anogika Souresh and special guests - Jul 2020
Economic Abuse discussed at the Family Law Forum with Karen Perrier, Natasha Isaac and Anogika Souresh - May 2020
Pupils Anogika Souresh and Hope Spalding undertake advocacy training for Children Arbitration - Apr 2020
Welcome to our new pupils Anogika Souresh and Hope Spalding - Oct 2019