Re F ( Children) (DNA Evidence) (2007)
 EWHC 3235 ( Fam); 1 FLR 348: FAM Div ( Anthony Hayden QC) 20/12/2007
Anonymity: child abuse, DNA samples, DNA tests, Expert evidence, anonymity of DNA testing company responsible for corrupt data, instruction of accredited DNA testing companies, Family Law Reform Act 1969, Article 8 ECHR.
Stockport MBC v SM and LS and J ( by Children’s Guardian)  EWFC 12
Junior counsel representing intervener in finding of fact involving complex medical evidence, and the evidence of minors.
Cheshire East Borough Council v PN & Ors ( Flawed Local Authority Assessments)  EWFC 20
Representation of respondent in the High Court seeking to undermine the conclusions of a series of assessments leading to the halting of the final hearing and the instruction of independent expert.
Other cases of note:
Representation of parent in case before High Court involving care plan of long term foster care for 7 siblings. Local Authority care plan rejected by the court, all 7 children rehabilitated home.
Representation of father in care proceedings involving proposed care plan placing young child away from parents due to the mother’s involvement in criminal proceedings outside of the jurisdiction involving charges of causing serious injury to a minor. Following a number of days of evidence and legal argument, judge ordered rehabilitation of child home to parents’ joint care.