Alexander represents clients in a range of public and private law matters in Family Courts across the South West. His private practice encompasses children and finance work, including issues of residence, contact, PR, schooling and domestic abuse. In public law work, Alexander has experience representing local authorities, parents and grandparents in a variety of applications under the Children Act. As a qualified mediator, Alexander is able to combine client sensitivity with a real focus on the central issues in a dispute.
Public law cases
Re MJW & LMW – represented the Local Authority in applications for care and placement orders, in proceedings which required consolidation with parallel proceedings, and an extension of time-limits. The case also involved issues of capacity, paternity and suitability of kinship placements.
SH v BCC – represented the Respondent Mother, accused of repeated abuse over a lengthy period, at a contested ICO where family proceedings were running parallel to criminal investigations.
Private law cases
HM v AM – represented the Respondent Father in a Child Arrangements application, who had been convicted for a domestic assault on Mother, and had minor gambling and drug issues. At final hearing Father was granted regular unsupervised contact with a view to this progressing to overnight contact.
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