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Family Law | Monday 13 May 2024

Court dismisses application against parents after challenge to medical view in care proceedings

Anthony Forde represented the subject child via her Guardian, Peggy Sipeer, instructed by Zak Routledge of the Head Partnership.

Anthony Forde

Family Law | Monday 8 April 2024

Katherine Duncan returns from parental leave

We are delighted to welcome back Katherine Duncan from parental leave. Katherine is a member of the Garden Court Chambers Family Law Team, and is available to accept instructions from 8 April.

Katherine Duncan

Planning Law, International Environmental Law, Garden Court International | Thursday 4 April 2024

Acland Bryant joins Garden Court Chambers as new tenant

We are delighted to announce that Acland has joined Garden Court Chambers as a new tenant.

Acland Bryant

Family Law, Children Law | Thursday 4 April 2024

Court finds no evidence for Local Authority's claim parents failed to protect child from abuse

Anthony Forde of the Garden Court Family Team, led by Brendan Roche KC of 7BR, represented the Children's Father, instructed by Fathema Khanom of Edwards Duthie Shamash Solicitors.

Anthony Forde

Children Law, Family Law, Criminal Defence | Wednesday 27 March 2024

Lorna Cservenka appears at Cafcass to deliver training on racial bias issues in hair strand testing

Lorna Cservenka of the Garden Court Family Law Team appeared at Cafcass and delivered a presentation to a team of public law Children’s Guardians on the topic of “Is there racial bias in hair strand testing?”

Lorna Cservenka

Family Law | Friday 15 March 2024

Court dispenses with parental consent in adoption case with surrogacy background

Laura Williams of the Garden Court Family Law Team represented the local authority.

Laura Williams

Community Care Law, Family Law | Friday 8 March 2024

Judge rules children should remain in foster care due to their individual needs

Lorna Cservenka of the Garden Court Family Law Team was instructed by Saffron Lewis of Dillex Solicitors.

Lorna Cservenka

Children Law, Family Law | Friday 23 February 2024

Judge issues 'barring order' to protect children at risk of abduction from father

James Holmes of the Garden Court Family Team represented the Mother of the children, instructed by Cris McCurley of Ben Hoare Bell.

James Holmes

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