Malvika Jaganmohan

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Qualifications

London School of Economics and Political Science, LLB Law (First Class Honours)

Sciences Po Paris, Campus de Menton (Exchange Programme)

Nottingham Trent University, LLM BPTC (Very Competent in BPTC; Distinction in LLM)

Memberships

Association of Lawyers for Children

Associate Member of Resolution

Family Law Bar Association

The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Young Legal Aid Lawyers

Awards/Scholarships

Herbert Smith Freehills Prize for Best Performance in Part I, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2014

Joint Winner, Mike Redmayne Prize for Law of Evidence, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2016

Slaughter and May Prize for best overall degree performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2016

Marchant Scholarship, The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, 2016

Nottingham Law School Dean’s BPTC Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Nottingham Trent University, 2016

St Mary’s Family Law Second Prize, Nottingham Trent University, 2017

Hubert Greenland Scholarship, The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, 2018

Publications

Malvika Jaganmohan has written for Resolution’s ‘The Review’ on behalf of The Transparency Project. This piece warns against sidelining open justice and transparency in the family courts during COVID-19.  May 2020. To read more click here.

UPDATE: Z (A Child: committal proceeding) – a reminder that no one can be committed to prison without being named publicly. May 2020. To view client here.

Remote hearings: a gulf between lawyers and lay parties? March 2020. To view click here.

How technology almost thwarted the family courts again (Z (A Child: committal proceeding)). March 2020. To view click here.

“I hurt you because I love you” – what did TV’s Silent Witness get right and wrong about the treatment of domestic violence in the family courts? January 2020. To view click here.

No take-backs? The parents who changed their mind about adoption and the local authority who got it very, very wrong. October 2019. To view click here.

F (A Child: Fact-Finding Appeal) [2019] EWCA Civ 1244: what’s the difference between an expert witness and a witness with expertise? August 2019. To view click here.

The President’s Expert Witness Working Group Symposium: in which lawyers (for once) were not the loudest voices in the room. July 2019. To view click here.

Picking up the pieces post – LASPO. July 2019. To view click here.

Expert Witnesses: The Crisis in Family Courts. June 2019. To view click here.

Film Review: On the Basis of Sex. March 2019. To view click here.

‘In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law’: An Interview with Sarah Langford. March 2019. To view click here.

Book Review: ‘Eve Was Shamed’ by Helen Kennedy QC. December 2018. To view click here.

Client Testimonials

“Our client contacted me at the end of last week to say how pleased he was with Malvika over the 2 day FH last week. I attended with counsel also and she was excellent. She knew the case inside out and was confident and compelling on her feet.” – representative from instructing solicitor’s firm.

“I can’t thank Malvika enough and I would highly recommend her services as professional, focussed and outcome-driven.” – pro bono client

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