Samantha Birtles

Year of Call: 1989


  • "Extremely experienced. Very popular with both professionals and lay clients."  

    Chambers and Partners (2017)

Education

Birmingham University LLB Hons 1988
Inns of Court School of Law 1988-9


Professional Memberships

Family Law Bar Association
Northern Circuit
Child Concern


  • "Extremely experienced. Very popular with both professionals and lay clients."  

    Chambers and Partners (2017)

Samantha has specialised in Family Law for over twenty years. Her practice includes Public and Private Law. She is instructed to represent Local Authorities, parents, and children.

Samantha is experienced in the conduct of complex and sensitive cases. She regularly appears in the High Court. Her practice includes cases involving complex medical issues, such as FII and death and serious injury to children. She is renowned for her careful and empathetic handling of vulnerable clients.

Samantha is a French speaker.

View Notable Cases

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Re M ( contact : supervision) 1998 1 FLR 727
Re P ( section 91(14) Guidelines : Residence and Religious Heritage) 1999 2 FLR 573
Re H ( a child ) ( adoption : disclosure) 2001 1 FCR 726
Re F ( children )(DNA evidence)2008 1 FLR 348
Re T ( a child ) [2017] EWFC 19

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