1KBW barristers are highly experienced in all forms of public children law proceedings, including care, adoption, and secure accommodation cases, from hearing before magistrates and District Judges in the Family Court to the High Court and appellate courts.
the go-to chambers because of its unique breadth of knowledge and experience in child law
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We have public children law specialists at all levels of seniority (including Queen’s Counsel) with a depth of experience representing parents, children, grandparents, family members, prospective adopters and foster parents. Our members have experiences acting through the Official Solicitor and the Children and Family Court Advisory Service (CAFCASS), as well as acting for third parties accused of serious misconduct towards children subject to the proceedings. 1KBW is also regularly instructed by local authorities. The extremely sensitive nature of the work undertaken by our public children law barristers gives them skills and expertise in all matters relating to public interest immunity, publicity and the restraint of publicity.
If you would like to discuss your requirements with one of 1KBW’s Public Children Law barristers then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our clerking team who will be more than happy to assist with your enquiry.
Silk 1993Call 1970
Anthony Kirk KC
Silk 2001Call 1981
Associate Member Clive Newton KC
Silk 2002Call 1968
Frank Feehan KC
Silk 2010Call 1988
Anna McKenna KC
Silk 2017Call 1994
Markanza Cudby MCIArb
Associate Member Victoria Halsall
Tadhgh Barwell O’Connor