Kate Hughes QC

Silk - 2021   |   Call - 1992 Joined Chambers - 2021
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Overview

Kate specialises in all aspects of public and private law children work. Her cases include significant deliberately inflicted injuries, death, penetrative sexual abuse and poisoning.

Recent reported cases include:

Re AA & 25 ors (Children) [2019] EWFC 64 a case in which her client was exonerated after defending allegations that she was part of a paedophile ring;

Re P & N [2019] EWHC 421 a private law case involving the use of section 91(14).

Kate has drafted protocols for several local authorities and for the West Wales Safeguarding Children Board.   She has provided legal advice throughout a child practice review involving the death of a child and advised the Regional Child Care Special Interest Group. Additionally Kate is a member of the national Public Law Working Group.

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