Annabel Hamilton

Call - 2009
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Public Law Children

In public law proceedings, Annabel acts for local authorities, guardians, parents and grandparents at all stages of proceedings. She has experience in the complete spectrum of issues arising in care proceedings including:

  • Non-accidental injuries (including fractures and head injuries)
  • Neglect
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Has experience of cases involving parents with severe learning difficulties.

She recently acted for respondents in Operation Satchel, one of the largest public law cases heard to date in the UK Family courts.

Re AA:  Annabel represented the guardian in a complex head injury (brain bleed) case. Genetic testing and other lines of enquiry pursued which led to a last minute change in the opinions of the experts. The child was returned home to parents under no order.

Notable Cases

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

 

Qualifications

Durham University LLB

Nottingham Law School BVC

Memberships

Midland Circuit

Gray’s Inn

Awards/Scholarships

The Norman Tapp Memorial Prize (Gray’s Inn).

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