Practitioners should be alert to issues that may arise in cases where honour-based violence is considered a risk by the local authority, particularly when forced marriage is considered to be a real possibility.
In this appeal against placement orders made in respect of two children, the Court explored the challenges facing first instance judges in giving ex tempore judgments in care proceedings in the context of the guidance handed down in Re B-S  EWCA Civ 1146.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients for their support during the past year with a special thank you to all those who participated in the feedback process.
The judgment of Hayden J granting a Reporting Restriction Order, which included deciding that the Local Authority should not to be named and the mother should be prevented from speaking in the media about any aspect of “gender dysphoria or gender identification” in so far as they related to the child.
Field Court Chambers is delighted to announce that 10 members of Chambers have been listed in the Legal 500 2016 edition with a first time listing for James Trumble.
We are delighted to announce that Ruth Cabeza has been shortlisted for International Family Law Barrister of the Year in the 6th annual Jordan’s Family Law Awards. The shortlist was chosen by a judging panel made up of the heads of the Association of Lawyers for Children, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, Family Law Bar […]
On 26th July 2016 Field Court Chambers was delighted to host a presentation delivered by Adrian Davis and Emma Godfrey on the latest developments on the Housing and Planning Act 2016.
Ruth Cabeza recently led Victoria Flowers in High Court proceedings in which a child in the interim care of a local authority was abducted by a parent to Kenya, which is not a party to the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
Ruth Cabeza presented the research paper she wrote in conjunction with her co-authors Dr Clair Fenton Glynn and Alexander Boiché entitled RESEARCH PAPER ON THE EUROPEAN ADDED VALUE OF AN EU LEGAL INSTRUMENT ON THE CROSS-BORDER RECOGNITION OF ADOPTIONS to Legal Affairs Committee at the European Parliament.
We are delighted to announce that Francis Hoar has been shortlisted for Barrister of the Year at the prestigious Lawyer Awards. Now in its 22nd year, The Lawyer Awards celebrates excellence across private practice, the public sector, commerce and industry, and the Bar. Francis is the only junior shortlisted alongside 7 QC’s. This achievement follows […]