Lachlan Stewart

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Public Law Children

Lachlan has conducted a wide variety of hearings including contested interim removal applications, case management hearings, Issue Resolution Hearings, Part 25 applications and a final hearing. Lachlan has appeared on behalf of parents, children (through their Children’s Guardian) and has significant experience for his call in representing local authorities.

 

Lachlan has been instructed to act in cases in which the following issues were dealt with:

  • serious non-accidental injury to children
  • chronic neglect
  • domestic violence
  • drug and alcohol misuse
  • parents with limited cognitive functioning
  • applications to discharge care orders
  • contested adoption orders

Qualifications

Level 2 CPS prosecutor

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