Areas of Expertise

Nina Bache specialises in all areas of child law as follows:

Public law

Nina is a specialist family law (children) practitioner.  In public law matters Nina is regularly instructed by parents, guardians, local authorities, other family members and interveners. She is known for her client-friendly approach and careful preparation. She is very experienced in care cases involving alleged inflicted injuries, abuse, chronic neglect, and clients with learning difficulties. She also has experience of cases involving cross-examination of children and has delivered seminars on Re W applications (children giving evidence). Nina has a particular interest in cases involving complex medical matters – head injuries, fractures, genetic conditions, poisoning. Her other particular interest lies with representing young persons.

Private law

In private law work Nina is regularly instructed by parents, grandparents and guardians acting for children. She has a sensitive and understanding approach to clients. She deals with difficult and complex child arrangements applications, including cases involving complex psychological evidence, intractable contact disputes, and applications for removal from the jurisdiction.

Recommendations

Chambers & Partners 2018:“Combines compassion and empathy with a real fight and drive.”

Chambers & Partners 2017: “Excellent client manner, a hard-working and perceptive advocate.” “Extremely thorough in her preparation of cases and analysis of reports. A confident and able advocate.”

Chambers & Partners 2016: “She is superb at getting her head around the details and simplifying the more difficult cases.” “She is always very organised and prepares very thoroughly. She is very succinct in court and summarises very well. She is very good with parents.”

Chambers & Partners 2015: “She is really making her mark in heavier High Court work.”

Legal 500 2012: “Highly personable and approachable.”

Legal 500 2011: Nina Bache “excels in her advocacy and ensures that the client-s case is put to the court accurately, with passion and compassion.”

Legal 500 2010: “Promising younger junior in care proceedings”

Notable cases

Re C-G (2006)

Re R (A Child) (2009) EWCA Civ 445 CA

Re C (Children) (2011) July 2011

Re C (Children) (2011) October 2011


Qualifications

LLB (Hons.) University of Leeds

Memberships

Family Law Bar Association

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