In the case of Re G (a child) a care order was made following findings that the threshold for making such an order had been crossed and that the child had suffered and was at risk of suffering significant harm. The order was made by a district judge and the mother’s appeal was dismissed by the […]
Placements abroad are far from straight forward. Ayeesha Bhutta and Ruth Cabeza discuss the complexities of international adoption.
We are delighted to announce that Barry McAlinden has joined Chambers. Barry’s expertise covers a wide range of commercial litigation and private family work. He appears regularly in the High Court and County Court in civil proceedings and in associated interlocutory applications, applications to set aside default judgment with costs and withdrawal of Part 18 admissions.
Jehan Mohammed v Islington LBC (21 May 2013) The issue was whether Ms Mohammed had priority need for accommodation under s.189 of the Housing Act 1996. In addition to various medical conditions, she suffered from frequent episodes of fainting during which she was left defenceless. In its review decision letter Islington found Ms Mohammed not […]
On Monday 20 May 2013 ‘Team Field Court’ along with over 6000 members of the legal profession took part in this year’s London Legal Support Trust 10km sponsored walk. Team Field Court walkers were: Lesley Tapson, David Brounger, Marina Brounger, Julian Date, Ruth Cabeza, Nikolas Clarke and Victoria Flowers. This important fundraising event enables the […]
Field Court Chambers Barrister Mediators, Paul Randolph and Spenser Hilliard have conducted training courses in Jordan for the Jordanian Judiciary, as part of a Foreign & Commonwealth Office Project, aimed at supporting the growth of mediation services in the Jordan. The two-week Advanced Mediation Training programme was opened by speeches from the Secretary General of the Jordanian […]
Field Court Member Ruth Cabeza speaks at a CLT live webinar 4pm – 5.30 pm on 14 March on the topic of Care for a Child in Care – Care Planning and Fostering Service Regulations. The seminar, important for all who advise and litigate in care proceedings, reviews the regulatory framework governing the approval of […]
Ruth Cabeza discusses developments that gave rise to the publication of the book International Adoption she co-authored with fellow Field Court members Ayeesha Bhutta and Jason Braier. International Adoption is published by Jordan Publishing.
Christopher Stirling and John Hamilton succeed in resisting appeal in Court of Appeal in Kremen v Agrest Approved Judgment, 5th February 2013. The appeal was from the decision of Mostyn J in Kremen v Agrest (No.11) (Financial Remedy: Non-Disclosure: Post-Nuptial Agreement)  EWHC 45 (Fam) and related to that part of the judgment where Mostyn […]
Chambers is delighted to welcome back Ami Bartholomew. After an ‘incredible’ year sabbatical, Ami returns on 5th February 2013 to continue with her family law practice.