Katy regularly acts on behalf of local authorities, parents, Children’s guardians and extended family members at all stages of Care and Adoption proceedings. She has also acted on behalf of parents through the Official Solicitor where the parent has been assessed to lack capacity. Her experience within public law proceedings includes cases involving neglect, drug and alcohol abuse, non accidental injuries and sexual abuse.
In private law proceedings I regularly act on behalf of parents, extended family members and Rule 16.4 Guardians in cases involving implacable hostility, parental alienation, sexual abuse, threats of abduction and removal from the jurisdiction.
Within both public and private law case she has been involved in cases involving a foreign element and immigration issues.