ICO removal in the time of COVID-19 with Rebecca Davies & Delia Minoprio - Jul 2020
Delia Minoprio is a specialist family practitioner. She joined Chambers in January 2019 following a successful London practice at 42 Bedford Row.
Delia accepts instructions in all aspects of family law children work. Both public law care proceedings and private family law matters. She acts for parents, children, local authorities and interveners and has appeared in court all over the country including the High Court, and the Court of Appeal. Delia has been instructed on cases relating to Non Accidental Injuries: fractures and bilateral subconjunctival haemorrhages and ‘pool of perpetrator’ fact findings in relation to serious sexual abuse. Delia has appeared as a junior in the High Court for long running cases involving issues relating to Factitious Induced Illness and Non Accidental Injuries.
Prior to joining Chambers, Delia worked for the Ministry of Justice as in-house Counsel to The Rt Hon Lord Justice Thorpe in his capacity as Head of International Family Justice for two years. During this time, she addressed the European Commission on family law in England and Wales and several judicial family law conferences abroad.
Prior to life at the Bar, Delia worked in advertising. She speaks fluent French.
Delia regularly volunteers for advocacy training for students, judging mooting competitions and conducts seminars on public and private law matters, including in house training for local authorities. Delia undertakes Pro Bono work.Children (Public Law)
In Public Law matters Delia is regularly instructed in complex cases where there are allegations of non-accidental injury, sexual abuse, parental drug and alcohol abuse, mental illness and cognitive limitations. Her practice is balanced between representing Local Authorities, parents, grandparents and Guardians.
Delia represents parents, grandparents, children, interveners and guardians, thus has a rounded understanding of the issues and concerns of all parties. Delia has significant experience of representing clients in highly acrimonious contact and residence disputes. Delia has also acted for parents in section 8 Children Act 1989 applications, including those which feature non-compliance and enforcement, require a rule 16.4 guardian, involving permission to remove children from England and Wales, and where special guardianship orders are sought.
Delia is experienced in dealing with urgent and non-urgent cases including: Non-molestation orders and Occupation orders.
A Parent’s Guide to Remote Hearings by Rachael Claridge, Delia Minoprio & Hope Spalding - Jun 2020
This guide is designed to is intended to help represented parents attend a remote court hearing either online or via telephone. Rachael Claridge, Delia Minoprio and Hope Spalding created the guide to...
Not without my lawyer!’ Delia Minoprio explains a recent High Court case for The Transparency Project - May 2020
Delia Minoprio explains the latest High Court decision regarding remote hearings in care cases during the pandemic in A Local Authority v The Mother & Ors  EWHC 1233 (Fam). Read more about...
1COR’s Family Law Forum begins by looking at the ‘new normal’ for family law practitioners - May 2020
The Family Team at Crown Office Row propose a series of "Family Forum" meetings providing a rolling program of the latest family law topics taking place every Tuesday afternoon. Join the 1COR Family...
Chambers is delighted to welcome Delia Minoprio - Dec 2018