Bethany Stirling

Call - 2021 Joined Chambers - 2021
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Public Law Children

Bethany accepts instructions in public law proceedings acting for local authorities, parents and children (through their guardian) at all stages of hearings including, contested interim removals, case management, issues resolution hearings, fact finding hearings and final hearings.

Bethany prides herself on her robust but approachable manner and her ability to put the most vulnerable clients at ease. Bethany has also undertaken the Family Law Bar Association’s vulnerable witness training.

Bethany has experience in cases involving the following issues:

·         Fabricated and/or induced illness;

·         Domestic abuse;

·         Chronic neglect;

·         Sexual abuse;

·         Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards;

·         Serious non-accidental injury;

·         Designation.


Court appointed Qualified Legal Representative

PDSL accredited and International Mediation Institute qualified mediator

BPTC – VC – 2021

LLM – Distinction – 2021

LLB (Hons) – 2:1 – 2019


Family Law Bar Association

Women in Family Law

The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn



Winner of the University of Law Plea in Mitigation Competition, 2021

Frank Quickfall Scholarship, Gray’s Inn, 2020

University of Law ADR Essay Competition: “Why Ticking the Box Isn’t Enough – Family Mediation Post-Covid” 2nd place, 2020

Winner of the University of Law Negligence Moot, 2019

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