“Caroline is a specialist child care solicitor and a member of the Law Society Children Panel since 1985.”
Child Care Law
Caroline is a specialist child care solicitor advocate who is very experienced in representing children, parents and other family members in proceedings at all levels of court, in care proceedings, emergency protections applications, deprivation of liberty and wardship applications, adoption, special guardianship and complex private law proceedings. Caroline is experienced in assessing children’s competence and is often asked to represent older children directly.
Caroline deals mainly with complex proceedings including physical and sexual abuse, emotional harm, factitious and induced illness, neglect, non-accidental injury and physical chastisement.
Caroline has been a long -term member, former chair and honorary lifetime vice president of the Association of Lawyers for Children. She many years sat on the Family Justice Council. She has organised training for fellow professionals and related experts, particularly on children’s participation in the court process.