News & Views
Family Law | Wednesday 15 January 2020
'Preventing deportation of a child at risk of FGM: Part Two' published in Family Law Journal
The article is written by Naomi Wiseman and James Holmes of the Garden Court Family Team.
Family Law | Wednesday 24 June 2020
Court of Appeal dismisses Local Authority appeal against court’s refusal to make a placement order in relation to a two-year-old girl
James Holmes of the Garden Court Family Team represented the Respondent Father instructed by Adeeba Naseem of Duncan Lewis Solicitors.
Community Care Law, Education Law, Family Law | Monday 15 November 2021
James Holmes appointed Part-Time First-tier Tribunal Judge, assigned to Health, Education and Social Care Chamber
James will perform this role alongside his busy practice and continues to receive instructions across his practice areas.
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.
Family Law | Monday 14 October 2019
Can the Family Court lawfully injunct the Secretary of State for the Home Department from the exercise of their immigration powers in relation to a mother and child by making an FGM protection order?
James Holmes and Naomi Wiseman of the Garden Court Family Law Team represented the Local Authority. Kathryn Cronin and Artis Kakonge of the Garden Court Family Law Team represented the Child.
Family Law, Children Law, International Family Law | Thursday 1 November 2018
High Court hears failed asylum seeker's daughter 'at FGM risk'
Garden Court's James Holmes is instructed by Suffolk County Council.
Family Law, Children Law, International Family Law | Wednesday 1 August 2018
Court of Appeal allows first successful appeal against Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order
Sarah Forster appeared on behalf of the mother and James Holmes, who was also instructed at first instance, appeared on behalf the local authority led by Hannah Markham QC.
Family Law | Monday 15 June 2020
Court of Appeal upholds ruling by President of Family Division that Family Courts are not bound by a previous assessment or determination on the risk of ‘FGM' made by the First-tier Tribunal
Amanda Weston QC, James Holmes and Naomi Wiseman represented the Local Authority. Kathryn Cronin and Artis Kakonge led by Deirdre Fottrell QC represented the child.