Eleanor Marsh

Call - 2016 Joined Chambers - 2017
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Public Law Children

Eleanor conducts a wide variety of family advocacy appearing on behalf of both parents and children (through their Children’s Guardian), within public law proceedings.

Eleanor has recently been instructed to act in connection with, but not limited to, the following:

  • Contested interim removal applications (ICOs)
  • Non-accidental injury to children (including fractures)
  • Neglect
  • Domestic violence
  • Poor mental health
  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • Parents with limited cognitive functioning
  • Ground rules hearings
  • Part 25 applications
  • Applications to discharge a Care Order

Eleanor’s practice covers the full range of public law children’s cases from first hearings, to fact-finding hearings, final contested hearings, and appeals.

To find out more, email familyclerks@stiveschambers.co.uk.

Qualifications

Bar Professional Training Course, The University of Law (London, Bloomsbury), July 2016

Law (European and International), The University of Sheffield 2011-2015

Erasmus Placements (studying law in French):

L’Université du Luxembourg, 2014

L’Université de Jean Moulin, Lyon III, 2013

Memberships

Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Lord Denning Society, Lincoln’s Inn

Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare

Awards/Scholarships

Sunley Pupillage Scholarship; Lincoln’s Inn, 2016

Lord Denning Scholarship; Lincoln’s Inn, 2015

Hardwicke Entrance Award; Lincoln’s Inn, 2015

The President’s Award; The University of Law, 2015

National Finalist; UK Law Undergraduate of the Year Award, Sponsored by Mayer Brown, 2014

Further Information

Eleanor joined St Ives Chambers as a second six pupil, under the supervision of Jeremy Weston QC, and has been a tenant since November 2017.

During her university studies, Eleanor completed a Stage at the European Court of Justice in the cabinet of Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston, conducting legal research in French. In addition, Eleanor spent a month in Accra, Ghana, working for an NGO Human Rights Project within youth prisons and leading presentations on police corruption and child labour.

Whilst studying for the Bar Professional Training Course, Eleanor represented Lincoln’s Inn at the Imperial Open Debating Competition and was a finalist of the Sir Louis Gluckstein Advocacy Competition, Lincoln’s Inn.

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