Samantha Cook

Solicitor

“Samantha is well known for her sympathetic and calm approach and her ability to deal with clients in a thoughtful and sensitive manner at a very difficult time.”

Joined
2009

Admitted
2008

Expertise
Child Care Law

Samantha is a solicitor specialising in child care proceedings. Samantha graduated from Newcastle University and completed her Post Graduate Studies at the College of Law, York in 2004 before training with a firm in Yorkshire.

Before joining Hanne & Co. Samantha had previously worked in private practice and for a charity. Samantha now deals with care proceedings and represents parents in relation to issues in which social services are involved, including cases involving neglect, emotional harm and allegations of abuse. She also represents clients seeking contact with their children / grandchildren / family in Contact, Residence and Special Guardianship Proceedings.

Samantha is well known for her sympathetic and calm approach and her ability to deal with clients in a thoughtful and sensitive manner at a very difficult time. Samantha has been an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children Panel since August 2013 and in October 2014 she undertook training in adoption law.

Out of work she enjoys travelling, socialising and following the fortunes of her favourite football team, Liverpool Football Club.

 

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Contact Samantha

  • 020 7228 0017
  • samantha@hanne.co.uk

Notable Cases

  • West Sussex County Council & The Chief Constable of Sussex Police v F, M, N, P and T [2018] EWHC 1702 (Fam)