Jonathan is a specialist children law practitioner. He has an established practice in children law with particular emphasis on public law (care) proceedings. He is also instructed in complex private law, adoption, special guardianship and wardship proceedings. He represents parents, children and local authorities at all levels of court.
He is regularly instructed in cases involving non-accidental injuries, sexual abuse, physical abuse, the murder of a parent, neglect, emotional abuse, substance misuse, mental health issues, learning difficulties and teenage parents.
He has extensive expertise in representing young people separately from their guardian in care proceedings and, in particular, in secure accommodation proceedings.
He has worked voluntarily for Law Centres, Citizen Advice Bureau, the Family Rights Group and the Bar Pro Bono Unit.
Child Law Clerks:
T: 0117 311 0302
T: 0117 311 0305