- Application for residence order - grandmother rejected as potential carer;
Kate Hughes is a member of our Family@30 team and joined chambers in 2001 after 10 years practising in Swansea.
Kate has a strong child care practice, mainly representing local authorities in complex care cases but also acting for guardians, parents and prospective adopters. She regularly undertakes work which involves appearing against Queen's Counsel.
She also appears in applications for financial remedy involving substantial assets and provides lectures and seminars on aspects of financial relief.
In addition, Kate conducts education tribunals and carries out mental health work.