We are delighted to announce the arrival of Sarah Salmon to Field Court Chambers. Sarah’s expertise extends to all areas of housing and landlord and tenant, local government and the public law aspects of housing law.
Ruth Cabeza appeared in the high Court representing the parents of a terminally ill eight month old baby, in circumstances where they did not agree with the decision of Doctors at Great Ormond Street.
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.