Public Law Children
Kevin is regularly instructed on behalf of local authorities, parents and Guardians in applications for care, placement and adoption orders, and has been led by Queen’s Counsel in public law proceedings.
Cases of interest:
Re LN : Eight-day final hearing representing the Local Authority in an application for care and placement orders involving extensive expert evidence in relation to non-accidental injuries, historical sexual offences and concerns surrounding parental mental health. Final orders made.
Re LJ  EWCC B27 (Fam): Five-day final hearing representing the Local Authority in a finely balanced application for care and placement orders involving a mother with a complex personal and psychological history. Final orders made.
Re C (A Child)  EWCC B50 (Fam): Four-day final hearing representing a very young mother with learning difficulties in an application for care and placement orders in relation to her baby son. This complex case attracted media attention including the Radio 4, Today Programme.
Private Law Children
Kevin is regularly instructed in financial remedy proceedings and private law disputes over contact and residence and has been led by senior counsel in private law applications.
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