“Lorna deals mainly with complex proceedings representing parents accused by social services of abuse, or representing the children when she is appointed by the court to do so.”
Child Care Law
Lorna is a partner and head of the Child Care team at Hanne & Co.
Lorna was appointed to the Law Society Children Panel in 2004. She moved to Hanne & Co in order to join a team of other specialist children panel solicitors and now exclusively represents parents and children within care proceedings, with a significant amount of her workload having come from appointments by Children’s Guardians in child care cases.
Lorna deals mainly with complex proceedings representing parents accused by social services of abuse, or representing the children when she is appointed by the court to do so. She has expertise in: alcohol and drug abuse, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, emotional harm, factitious and induced illness, neglect, non-accidental injury and physical chastisement.
Lorna is proud to be part of the team of specialist child care lawyers at Hanne & Co, all of whom pride themselves on their attention to each and every client’s case.
In June 2011 she was awarded the prestigious LAPG award of Family Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year 2011.
Out of work Lorna enjoys foreign travel and scuba diving. She is also a passionate supporter of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.