Areas of Expertise

Cathy has practised exclusively in family law since 1990. She represents parents and children in all aspects of public and private law in the County Court, High Court and Court of Appeal in cases which have involved:

  • Chronic neglect
  • Non-accidental injury
  • Death of children
  • Sexual abuse
  • Genetic testing
  • Implacable hostility

She specialises in the representation of vulnerable, fragile and learning-disabled parents.

Notable cases

Wolverhampton City Council v JA & Ors [2017] EWFC 62 (18 August 2017)

Re: Y (Children) [2016] EWCA CIV 1091

M v Warwickshire County Council [1994] 2 FLR 593

Staffordshire County Council v B [1998] 1 FLR 261


Qualifications

LLB (Hons)

Kings London Bar Finals

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association


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