Katy Morgan

Call 2002

Katy Morgan

Practice Overview

Katy is a member of our Family@30 team and has excellent working relationships based upon trust and confidence.

When representing local authorities she is fully aware of the internal procedures and decision making protocols that will have an impact upon the timetable for the child. When acting on behalf of parents or extended family members Katy is always sensitive to the needs of all her clients who may be vulnerable. At a very difficult stage in their lives, she provides them with realistic advice whilst ensuring that they feel that their case is being properly advanced.

Katy is conscious of the pressures faced by instructing solicitors upon time and resources. She is always accessible to those instructing her at all stages of the case to discuss matters arising during the course of the proceedings which may serve to reduce time and costs. Following any hearing she ensures that instructing solicitors receive prompt and useful feedback. By adopting this client focused approach she has built a busy practice and regularly receives repeat instructions.

Notable and Reported cases

  • Family & Child Care

    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. 

  • Education & Qualification
    • June 2002: University of Wales, Cardiff  Diploma in Bar Vocational Studies
    • July 2001: University of Wales, Cardiff  LLB Hons 
  • Recommendations

    Katy Morgan is an experienced family law specialist who handles matters relating to care proceedings. She is also instructed in serious physical and sexual abuse cases. "Katy has huge knowledge in care proceedings. She fights her client's corner and puts across her client's perspective." (Chambers & Partners 2024, Family: Children)

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