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The trips and traps of threshold drafting – physical and sexual abuse

Tuesday 20 October 2020

This webinar is brought to you by Hannah Wyatt and Katherine Duncan of the Garden Court Family Team.

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020
Time: 12pm-1:30pm
Venue: Online  
Cost: Free
Areas of Law: Family Law

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The webinar will provide a practical guide to drafting threshold in respect of physical and sexual abuse. It will cover case law with respect to threshold and fact-findings hearings before going on to consider some of the practical points to consider when drafting threshold and or a schedule of findings.


Hannah Wyatt, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers (Year of Call: 2008)
Hannah specialises in family law, with a background in criminal law.  Her practice is predominantly within care and adoption proceedings acting for Local Authorities, parents and children by their Guardians.  She has a wealth of experience dealing with contested cases involving sexual, physical and emotional abuse, domestic violence, neglect, alleged spiritual possession, radicalisation and the causation of non-accidental injury.

Katherine Duncan, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers (Year of Call: 2014)
Katherine is a barrister specialising in family law relating to children. She is regularly instructed to represent Local Authorities in cases where there have been allegations of non-accidental injury, domestic violence, neglect, sexual abuse, and alcohol and drug abuse.

This webinar will be delivered online via Zoom. Joining details will be sent to registered delegates prior to the webinar. Please check your junk folder if you do not receive the joining details prior to the webinar. 

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