Kirstie Danton

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Public Law Children

Kirstie accepts instructions on behalf of local authorities, parents and primary carers -, grandparents, guardians acting for children and third-party intervenors. Kirstie has extensive experience of matters involving:

  • Serious physical
  • Psychological and or sexual harm
  • Historic neglect
  • Matters vulnerable clients
  • Cross examination of sensitive witnesses, with or without the assistance of the Official Solicitor

Kirstie has experience of cases involving international elements including inter jurisdiction adoption orders. Kirstie has acted for and advised clients on claims arising under the Human Rights Act and for potential applications for Judicial Review. Kirstie is known for her thorough approach and dedication ensuring that her client’s case is put effectively.

Notable Cases

AB (achild: Deprivation of liberty) [2015] EWHC 3125 (Fam)


LLB (hons) The University of Hull


Middle Temple

Family Law Bar Association


Legal 500 2023: “Kirstie provides excellent quality advice and is a superb advocate. She works well with clients and approaches all matters with professionalism.”

Legal 500 2022: “An excellent advocate, who is approachable and handles matters in a calm and collected manner.”

Legal 500 2021: “A formidable advocate who can command the courtroom but also puts clients at ease.”

Legal 500 2019: “Hard working, knowledgeable, and great with clients.”

Legal 500 2018: “A strident advocate and a fighter in court.”

Legal 500 2017: “Diligent and creative.”

Legal 500 2016: “Very acute and always prepared to argue a case.”


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