Joshua Swirsky acted for the local authority in R(F) v Manchester City Council. The council had carried out an age assessment on a young man from Guinea and concluded he was 20 years old rather than his claimed age of 17.
Door tenant, Jane Cross QC appeared in Re AA and 25 Others  EWFC 64. The case took place over 15 weeks in early 2019 and judgment has been handed down.
We are delighted to sponsor the Social Housing Law Association’s 14th annual conference which takes place on Friday 22 November.
Francis Wilkinson represented the successful mother appealing against a High Court decision that her children leave England to live in Mexico.
We are delighted that 8 members of chambers have been included in Chambers and Partners 2020. Additionally, we are ranked as a set for our social housing law team.
After 43 years in practice and 25 years with our chambers, barrister Dennis Sharpe has retired. Just before his retirement it was announced that he had been ranked again in Legal 500 2020 for children law (public and private).
We are delighted that 10 members of chambers have been included in Legal 500 2020. Additionally we are ranked as a set for our social housing law team.
The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the case of Re D (A Child).
You have less than 3 weeks to respond to the Law Commission’s public consultation on surrogacy. The consultation closes on Friday 11 October.
Field Court Chambers is delighted to announce that Christopher Stirling and Matthew Stott are to be appointed Recorders for the Family Jurisdiction on the South Eastern circuit.