Lynn specialises in family law, principally in public law care proceedings and adoption. Prior to being call to the bar, Lynn McFadyen was a solicitor for 17 years in private practice and spent her first ten years as a barrister practicing in Leeds.Children (Public Law)
Lynn specialises in public law children proceedings and is regularly instructed to represent local authorities, parents and Children’s Guardians in the full range of care proceedings, from neglect to serious physical or sexual abuse. She has experience of cases with an international element and has been involved in a number of cases where reporting restrictions have been obtained.
- Sheffield v Bradford: January  Fam Law 32
- Re Jane (Publicity)  1 FLR 1261
- B, C and D Children  EWHC 262
- North Yorkshire County Council v B  1 FLR 1645
Lynn’s private law practice encompasses 16:4 applications, declarations of parentage and leave to remove from the jurisdiction.
Withholding documents or information from a party in care proceedings - Jun 2020
Cheer on our team in the Brighton Legal Walk 2018! - Sep 2018
We are delighted to announce that Lynn McFadyen has joined Crown Office Row’s Family Team - Sep 2013