LCC v F  – representation of a family member accused of setting fire to their home and endangering life. Cross-examination of numerous witnesses, and involving fire investigation experts over 11 days. The case also involved a litigant-in-person parent, an international missing person investigation and complaints of family members being held at knife point (all during the final hearing).
H v S  – finding of fact hearing, with extensive findings of sexual and physical abuse successfully proven.
CCC v S  – permanent eye damage and suspected brain damage.
MCC v F  – Romanian child neglect case, with cross-jurisdictional, immigration and cultural issues.
LCC v S  – a novel case exploring and exhausting expert opinion relating to a mother living within a religious community and the level of risk presents to her children as a result of her thoughts (as opposed to actions) of engaging in sexual activities with her children.
M v S  – 13 day finding of fact hearing, concerning significant domestic abuse – physical, sexual, psychological, financial – all findings successfully proved.
D (Appeal – Failure of Case Management)  EWHC 1907.
R v R  – finding of fact in which findings of historical sexual abuse, and controlling and coercive behaviour were proven
H v H  – representation of a client during a 5-day finding of fact hearing resulting in no findings being made that the client had sexual abused his child
KCC v W  – vitamin D deficiency case and NAI (bucket handled fractures), resulting in the successful rehabilitation of children to the mother
KCC v D  – cross-examination of several medical experts on a NAI burns case
MCC v Z  – challenge by Lithuanian authorities for the case to be heard in Lithuanian
MCC v V  – court persuaded that secure accommodation was not necessary and the child was successfully placed with his sister
MCC v D  and KCC v W 2016 – cases under the Family Drug and Alcohol Court pilot scheme
KCC v S  – NAI (extensive bruising)
KCC v J  – NAI (ribs)
KCC v V  – representation of a 15 year-old mother. Finding made by the Court that the LA was ‘negligent’ towards the mother
Re M (A Child)  EWCA 266 Civ – representation of a father deemed ‘extremely violent’ by the Local Authority. No findings made against the father
Re N (A Child)  (unreported) – representation of a father with significant mental health problems accused of attempting to murder his baby (suffocation). Spanning 23 days at final hearing in the High Court. Led by Nkumbe Ekaney QC
A v A  – 29 findings of sexual abuse (including rape by two family members), psychological and financial control culminating in an Order of no contact being made to protect the mother (my client) and child. The father’s case under Art 8 was dismissed and following the family court findings he was deported